Okay, just imagine them. Now imagine them growing into college age people who pretended to be super in touch with the universe. In my limited experience, most of these folks were - like me - not really chill at all. Their insides didn't match their outsides. They were - like me - actually little testy on the inside.
What does this have to do with Key West? To a person - during my short stay - I was surprised by how truly relaxed everyone was. Their insides matched their outsides. The motto 'live and let live' was maybe in the water? And this bumper sticker was EVERYWHERE:
Puttering around the internet, I found this Key West Proclamation. Chill people and THIS is their community motto? Coincidence? I don't think so.