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 across the Panamerican highway, heading up the mountains in the community of Las Guabas Arriba. Astoria Guest House, the head quarter of the project for now, is located in the town of Anton proper. We[…]

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Last 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
  • “… The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens.

    If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone”

    Bill Mollison – father of permaculture
  • “It would be an understatement to say that the path toward great relationship is not necessarily a straight one. … it has plenty of curves, switchbacks, and rocky sections, asking for a clear eye, courage, flexibility, and steady footing, all centered by the willingness to turn toward the difficult and painful.

    Robert Augustus Masters –

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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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