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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  • “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
  • “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
  • “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

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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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