The Animal Activist's Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World [NOOK Book]

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Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich take the plight of the world's animals seriously and have dedicated their lives to ending their suffering. The Animal Activist's Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the futile pursuit of "more," and focusing instead on leaving the planet a better place than you found it. The critical component of creating a better world for all is thoughtful, deliberate, and dedicated activism that takes suffering seriously. The authors build a ...
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The Animal Activist's Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World

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Overview

Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich take the plight of the world's animals seriously and have dedicated their lives to ending their suffering. The Animal Activist's Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the futile pursuit of "more," and focusing instead on leaving the planet a better place than you found it. The critical component of creating a better world for all is thoughtful, deliberate, and dedicated activism that takes suffering seriously. The authors build a ground-up case for reasoned, impassioned, and joyous activism that makes the most difference possible, and suggest a variety of ways to live a meaningful life through effective and ef?cient advocacy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590561577
  • Publisher: Lantern Books NY
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 827,613
  • File size: 364 KB

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  • Posted July 16, 2009

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    A must have book for anyone wanting to help animals!

    This is a wonderful book that gives great examples on how to be a better advocate for animals. Anyone who reads this book will be more able to promote a vegetarian / vegan diet!

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  • Posted May 22, 2009

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    An excellent book

    This book is not only full of useful information and insight, it motivates and inspires, conveying a sense of urgency that every compassionate person should feel when considering the atrocities committed against animals. The authors show us simple and effective ways to create change. It is written in an enjoyable and easy to read style. I highly recommend this book to every compassionate person who wishes to create positive change in this world.

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  • Posted May 21, 2009

    Fantastic - Extremely Thoughtful

    Definitely the best, most compelling, and most fruitful book I've ever read for anyone who considers themselves (or would like to become) an animal advocate. A quick read but to the point and filled with invaluable insights gained by Matt and Bruce over their decades of experience, this book will make anyone who reads and heeds it exponentially more effective at saving animals' lives and reducing their suffering. I run a small non-profit advocacy organization and am strongly encouraging all of our volunteers to read this book and take it's logic and lessons to heart. I wish this book had been around 10 years ago when I first got involved in animal advocacy.

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