8th Life Panama

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The Project

THE PROJECT

The 8thLife Panama Collaborative Work-Life Initiative is forming an intentional community that provides a social support structure and a low impact lifestyle for its members, residents, and volunteers. Our vision for this project is therefore: An intentional rural community where the values and ideals of community, respect, peace, and living an[…]

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THE REASONS

It’s time to transition from a destructive society to a sustainable world. We believe that the most important and urgent jobs to be done now are: stopping the destruction, working to build soil, restoring ecosystems, healing our addictions, changing organizational structures of the global economy, & learning to live in[…]

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THE LAND

We’re located in the Coclé Province of Panama, in the District of Anton. The Finca is off the Panamerican highway on the way up the mountains in the community of Las Guabas Arriba. Our Astoria Guest House, the current head quarters for the project, is located in the center of[…]

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Latest updates on the project

Currently in-process The land-plan that will become the base for the Community Design, the stream crossing and access road design, research that will allow us to participate in reforestation projects and develop an educational institute with formal accreditation, and establishment of the Panama branch of the Gaia Tasiri Association are[…]

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  • “We live in an adolescent society, Neverland, where never growing up seems more the norm than the exception. Little boys wearing expensive suits and adult bodies should not be allowed to run big corporations, … governments, armies, religions, … they make pretty shabby husbands and fathers too. Mankind has become Pankind.”

    Daniel Prokop – Leaving Neverland: Why Little Boys Shouldn't Run Big Corporations
  • “There’s a difference between interes and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re commited to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”

    Kenneth Blanchard – Management Expert
  • “Because the level of misallocation of capital is so profound and frankly complete right now, I think that once people begin to figure out how to shift money into local business, that could proceed very, very quickly.”

    Michael Shuman – expert on community economics

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We're looking for visionaries; people with an entrepreneurial spirit who believe, like we do, that
it's time to transition from a destructive society to a sustainable world.

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