Since the 1960s, many aspects of the hippie counterculture have been assimilated by the mainstream.Society is not as affraid of change as much as it was before the 60's .

Interracial dating and marriage have become common and generally accepted.Religious and cultural diversity has gained greater acceptance.

A wide range of personal appearance options and clothing styles have become acceptable, all of which were uncommon before the hippie era.

Interest in natural food, herbal remedies and vitamins is widespread, and the little hippie "health food stores" of the 1960s and 1970s are now large-scale, profitable businesses.