"They lived a sustainable way of life, seeing the sacredness of the world and the presence of the creator and divinity in all things, and generally led fulfilling lives with far more leisure time than working class citizens of the industrialized world will ever enjoy."
Rancho Mastatal promotes sustainable living and social and environmental justice. We advocate organic gardening and regional farming; healthy, local economies; permaculture; holistic health; natural, vernacular building techniques; alternative, local energy systems; and other educational activities to help facilitate a regenerative global community. In conjunction with the members of the town of Mastatal we work to create and supply most of our social and health needs locally. We serve to educate about political, environmental, social and economic issues important to us as we create a vibrant community where one can come to share, learn and get inspired.
"The question is...whether we shall, by whatever means, succeed in reconstituting the natural world as the true terrain of politics, rehabilitating the personal experience of human beings as the initial measure of things, placing morality above politics and responsibility above our desires, in making human community meaningful, in returning content to human speech, in reconstituting, as the focus of all social action, the autonomous, integral, and dignified human "I,"...