8th Life Panama

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El Proyecto


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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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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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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últimas actualizaciones

Actualmente nos encontramos en el proceso de levantar el ‘plan marco del terreno’ que formará la base del Diseño Integral Comunitario. Se está diseñando el puente/vado/cuneta y camino de acceso y estamos realizando investigaciones que nos permitirán participar en proyectos de reforestación y crear un instituto de educación formal con[…]

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  • “The task of an activist is not to navigate systems of oppressive power with as much personal integrity as possible; 

    it is to dismantle those systems”

    Lierre Keith – writer, radical feminist, food activist, and environmentalist
  • “Arrested personal growth serves industrial “growth.” by suppress­ing the nature dimension of human development . . . , industrial growth society engenders an immature citizenry unable to imagine a life beyond consumerism and soul-suppressing jobs.”

    Bill Plotkin – founder of western Colorado’s Animas Valley Institute
  • “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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