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Review the website on 'The Farm'. It is an alternative form of living as a sustainable community. Discuss the pros and cons of communal living. Do you think you would enjoy living in commune? Why or Why not?

Website: http://www.thefarm.org/

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A discussion about a commune as an alternative lifestyle.

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- Group child care
- Barter system
- A sense of belonging to an idea or system larger than the self

- Strict gender roles
- Vegetarian diet
- Polygamy

Initially, I thought living in and as part of a commune would stimulate and encourage growth as a person. However, the more I read about 'The Farm', I was surprised to learn that ...

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