School of Intentioneering

Teaching lifestyles of gifting and sharing through a set of values, theories, and histories of intentional community, the regional commonwealth, and the Fourth World.

Find The Intentioneer’s Bible Kindle ebook at

Download the free Kindle reader to any computer.

Search for the title on Amazon and click “Look Inside!” Read the first 80 pages free. Cost for this 1,150 page book is $9.99.


Timeline of Communitarianism

4-page outline of the counterculture part of the Intentioneers Bible


This Intentioneers website has links to about three dozen documents by A. Allen Butcher, including:

• an ebook with about 1,000 pages,

• plus another 500 pages of PDF documents and blog posts,

• plus another 500 pages of PDF documents at the Culture Magic website.

2,000 pages x 500 words per page = 1 million words! A person can say a lot in 1,000,000 words! My theme is community!

Free for download as PDF documents from Google Drive:

Collectivize! Free Birds in Murmuration

January, 2023 • 36 pages

What does the cultural left have for countering the attempts of the cultural right to recruit young adults to neo-fascist extremism? Neo-fascism has websites, meetings, and actions attracting young adults with conspiracy theories and the distortions of alternative facts opposing liberalism and leading to violent extremism. We have seen this before; in Hitler Youth of 1930s Germany. Today in America that same playbook is in use by the politically conservative Right. In response, the politically liberal Left needs to chart an alternative: COLLECTIVIZE!

Too Much of a Good Thing

March, 2023 • 34 pages

Communal Childcare and the Cofamily’s Small-Group Adaptation to Large-Group Communalism’s Bias Against Children


2023 • 48 pages

Raising Children in Small-Group Community

Partnership Spirituality

April 2014 • 4 pages

Religion is not something set in stone; it changes with time as human culture changes. In fact, religion, like economics and governance, is used to design, build, and maintain a preferred culture. Thus, the patriarchal culture of the Religious Right needs to be replaced with partnership culture of the Religious Left.

Intentioneering Ecopartnership Culture

January, 2023 • 74 pages

Culture can be given, or it can be a matter of choice. Human culture evolves as people decide what they choose to believe and how to live. When an ecopartnership culture is necessary, oppression and exploitation are replaced with liberty and solidarity. When gender-equality is necessary, patriarchal culture is replaced with partnership culture, which especially requires replacing patriarchal religion with Partnership Spirituality.

Riding-Out the Storm in the Ecovillage

February, 2022 • 59 pages

Ecology as the global networking and outreach identity for the Intentional Community Movement

Gifting and Sharing

May, 2014 • 64 pages

Living the Plenty Paradigm in Cohousing and Communal Society
Gifting in Cohousing contrasted with Sharing in Egalitarian Community

Light and Shadows

2004 • 48 pages

Interpersonal and Group Process in the Sharing Lifestyle

The following are links to blog posts that are not listed in the red border at left.

The first three links are also free for download via the Google Drive links above.

Collectivize! Free Birds in Murmuration


Return to the Garden of Eden and Partnership Culture at Rainbow Gatherings


Riding-Out the Storm in the Ecovillage


The fourth blog post is not on Google Drive. The document “Political-Economic-Religious Pluralism” is only found at the link below the following graphic:

Political-Economic-Religious Pluralism


The art of changing culture at will.

Intentional community as both a lifestyle of choice and a strategy to anticipate, reflect and quicken social change.

1990 to 2007 • 500 pages

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