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This book is the first of its kind to identify the existential crisis faced by vegans. 

Vystopia is the normal response any feeling human being should have after discovering the nature and extent of society’s systematized animal abuse. It’s fueled by the trancelike collusion of non-vegans with a dystopian world they’ve not yet realized they’re part of.

Best-selling author Clare Mann, a vegan psychologist, communications trainer, and existential psychotherapist, not only validates the vegan’s experience but rejects medical labels that claim such anguish is abnormal. As a telling witness to vystopia - a term she coined in 2017 - she provides vegans with a language and toolbox to work through their anguish and unite with others to examine the biggest social justice challenge of our time: our relationship with the animal kingdom.

©2018 Clare Mann (P)2018 Clare Mann

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Greater understanding

I want every non vegan to read/listen to this book to understand what a vegan goes through, and hopefully open their views and become vegan themselves.
Highly recommend read!

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Must read! (or listen)

Fantastic explanation & understanding of the feeling of alienation & displacement felt by living a vegan life in a non-vegan world. Absolutely recommend for vegans & family members of vegans who wish to understand what motivates them & why they may be suffering with what SEEMS like a mental health issue.

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Great book

A very helpful book as I have struggled with the emotions of being vegan myself

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  • 26-06-2020

Validating

This book made me feel validated. The burden of knowing the horrors of animal agriculture really does take its mental toll, especially when it can feel like most people just don't care. Everyone has their mental defenses to avoid feeling bad about their choices and the vegan's job is to chip away at those defenses in hopes to get someone to make more compassionate choices. I would recommend this book to any activists who are feeling depressed, anxious, burned out, or feel like what they're doing is not enough.

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  • Demetrius Walker
  • 28-09-2019

This book will open any mind!

A revolutionary book that vegans and non-vegans alike can greatly benefit from reading (or listening). The psychology of why we receive certain information, while tuning out other information is eye opening. Mann provides solid evidence and anecdotes to put things into perspective. I guarantee the book will change ANY heart and mind (including yours).

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  • Eunoia_1323
  • 20-12-2020

Terrible, Hard to Listen to

This book, which seems to be made for vegans, reads more for someone who is not vegan. Waste of money.

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  • Henry Dickinson
  • 29-08-2020

Lazily Written

The book lacks any real information or insight and is remarkably repetitive. Most of its contents are divoted to an explanation as to why vegans may feel disillusioned with the world and goes on to eventually offer some very uninspired solutions.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-07-2020

Helps you cope

Was read a bit too fast for me but gives some useful insights and coping methods

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