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Vystopia: the anguish of being vegan in a non-vegan world By Clare Mann

Author: Clare Mann

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Vystopia: the anguish of being vegan in a non-vegan world
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“Vystopia is a brilliant summary of the second-hand suffering endured by those with the courage to see the first-hand suffering of animals for what it is: institutionalized sadism on a global scale. We must wake up the world to its own cruelty and this book offers the roadmap.”
- Jane Velez-Mitchell, Author, Journalist, JaneUnChained

“Vystopia explores the key questions of our times - including how kind, gentle people stay sane and happy in a violent, non-vegan world - and should be read widely, especially by those in leadership positions.”
- Dr Micheal Klaper, Physician, Author

"This could be the “how to” book of the 21st century. Clare Mann has identified how those suffering because of their concern for animals that endure pain can transform their anguish into meaningful action for positive change and a path to a more compassionate, caring world."
- Senator Lee Rhiannon, Greens Party Senator

"Vystopia is a timely addition to our body of knowledge of the human condition,. Civilization will owe ethical vegans and thinkers like Clare Mann a debt of gratiturte it can never repay."
- Philip Wollen, Investment banker, philanthropist

"A beautifully written, accessible and extensively researched book that holds up a mirror to society's often conflicted and selective compassion. For those of us who are already vegan, this book provides much needed solace and inspiration. To those who have not yet made the journey, this book will challenge preconceptions in an inclusive, wise and thoughtful way."
- Lynda Stoner, CEO Animal Liberation"

About the Author:

Clare has practised as a psychologist and organisational consultant for over twenty years. Her focus is on helping people to become conscious leaders of their own lives, and she firmly believes that, “The quality of our relationships and life is directly related to the quality of our communication.” Whilst most developmental processes in communication focus on skills attainment, Clare works with individuals and groups from an existential perspective, to help them listen and communicate with themselves first. This, combined with skills training, enables a person to take full responsibility for their life, find purpose, and put in place the skills to get results. Clare has extensive international experience in the areas of communication, leadership, executive coaching, organisational development and work/life integration. She has been awarded fellowships to both the Australian Human Resources Institute and the British Psychological Society for her contribution to those professions.

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