A sub-category of hipster
, the American Spiritualist is notable for its interest in New Age philosophies
, eastern mysticsm, Native Americans
, and various other non-western philosphical and theological belief-systems. Distinguishing characteristics include crystals, feathers, wolf shirts
, large-stone jewelry, multiple rings, mandalas, psychedelic and/or mystical tattoos, and American Spirit
cigarettes. Many American Spiritualists are enthusiastic hallucinogen
See also: new age hipster
"What's the deal with Allison's tats? Sanskrit, Buddha, the Flower of Life...didn't people used to make fun of her because she still believed in Jesus?"
"Yeah, but a couple of months ago she took way too many mushrooms and went to a Gang Gang Dance show, got naked, and told everybody she was God. Now she's all American Spiritualist."