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“Reductionism is well-named. It reduces what you can do.” – Michael Levin – Sentientism Ep:199

Dr Michael Levin is a developmental and synthetic biologist at Tufts University. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future.
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“We need to imagine a different world” – Emilia Leese – author of Think Like A Vegan – Sentientism Ep:198

Emilia Leese is co-author of the book Think Like A Vegan and host of the Think Like a Vegan podcast. A Sentientism conversation.
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Hip Hop is Going Green – Keith Tucker – Sentientism Ep:197

Keith Tucker is Founder and Executive Director of Hip Hop is Green. A conversation about the Sentientism worldview's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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Nigerian Food Revolution – Hakeem Jimo – Sentientism Ep:196

Hakeem Jimo is co-founder and CEO of Veggie Victory, Nigeria’s first plant-based food tech company. He is country director for ProVeg Nigeria. A Sentientism conversation.
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Consciousness Live! on Sentientism – with Skateboarding Philosopher Richard Brown

Sentientism episode 195 - Jamie Woodhouse on Richard Brown's Consciousness Live!
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Teaching the Sentientism Worldview

This short article aims to introduce the Sentientism worldview ("evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings" to the Religions and Worldview education community in the UK.
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A Truly Humane Education – Laura Chepner – The Vegan Society’s Education Officer – Sentientism Ep:194

Laura is Education Officer at The Vegan Society. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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Is Veganic the Future of Farming? “We grow plants using plants” – Jimmy Videle – Sentientism Ep:192

Jimmy Videle is a farmer, naturalist and researcher. He is the author of The Veganic Grower’s Handbook. A Sentientism conversation about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how to make a better world?"
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Half-Earth Socialism – Troy Vettese – Sentientism Ep:191

Troy Vettese is an environmental historian and co-author, with Drew Pendergrass, of Half-Earth Socialism. A Sentientist conversation about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how to make a better world?"
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“Your Neighbour Kills Puppies” – Tom Harris – Activist, Artist & Author – Sentientism Ep:190

Tom is an artist, published author, and social justice activist. He is an expert and consultant on animal liberation history and strategy, and the global animal rights movement. His first book, Your Neighbour Kills Puppies was released in March 2024. A Sentientism conversation.
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Top 10 Conversations – according to the algorithms anyway…

Our Top 10 Sentientist Conversations... according to the algorithms.
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“A new world of animal justice” – Sabine Brels of World Animal Justice – Sentientism Ep:189

World Animal Justice aims for the global recognition of crimes against animality (or even sentientity). A Sentientist conversation.
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Should Ethical Schools Teach Sentientism?

Sentientist Education... what might education through all life stages look like if we apply "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“What if we saw ourselves as species diplomats?” – David Peña-Guzmán of Overthink – Sentientism Ep:187

David specializes in European philosophy, the history and philosophy of science and the philosophy of animal minds. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Could animal farming be good for the animals?

Episode 186 of the Sentientism podcast (Apple link here) is a bonus cross-post of my discussion with Nick Pendergrast, co-host of 3CR's Freedom of Species radio show and podcast, about "the logic of the larder" - an argument that animal farming could be a good thing for farmed animals.
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“If you combine rationality and compassion you have the essence” – Jonathan Leighton of OPIS – Sentientism Ep:185

Jonathan is Executive Director of OPIS (Organisation for the Prevention of Intense Suffering). A Sentientism conversation about "what's real?" "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?"
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Don’t underestimate your influence! – Chris Bryant of Bryant Research – Sentientism Ep:183

Chris Bryant is Director of Bryant Research and the Head of Policy at the Alternative Proteins Association. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Waking Cosmos – are sentient beings the universe waking up?

I had the pleasure of being Adrian David Nelson's guest on his Waking Cosmos podcast a while back. Our conversation is now the latest episode (#182) of our Sentientism podcast as a bonus.
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Christof Koch and IIT – “Consciousness is not a computation… it’s a state of being” – Sentientism Ep:181

Christof Koch is a neurophysiologist and computational neuroscientist best known for his work on the neural basis of consciousness and Integrated Information Theory. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters, what is consciousness and how to make a better world.
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S-Risks with Tobias Baumann – “Avoiding the Worst… a moral catastrophe” – Sentientism Ep:180

Tobias Baumann co-founded the Center for Reducing Suffering. A Sentientism conversation about what matters, who matters and how to avoid S-Risk moral catastrophes.
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How to End Injustice Everywhere – Melanie Joy – Sentientism Ep:179

Melanie Joy is an award-winning author and psychologist. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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“Commitment to solidarity and a stubborn commitment to hope” – Defending Animals Author – Kendra Coulter – Sentientism Ep: 178

Dr Kendra Coulter is a professor at Huron University and a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Animals and Systems – Vegan Reflections with Jordi Casamitjana – Sentientism Podcast Ep: 177

Sentientism podcast episode 177. A conversation between Jordi Casamitjana (Vegan FTA) and Jamie Woodhouse about the meaning of the word "animal" and systems engineering and change.
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“Your Robot Dog Will Die” Author Arin Greenwood – Sentientism Ep: 176

Arin Greenwood is an animal writer, novelist and lawyer. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion".
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“Making the kind choice becomes this gift” – Molly Elwood – Elwoods Dog Meat CEO – Sentientism Ep: 175

Molly is a writer, copywriter, editor, creative strategist and an animal rights activist. She is Founder and CEO of the non-existent farm, Elwoods Organic Dog Meat.
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“Law is a reflection of the people that make it” – Dr. Iyan Offor – Sentientism Ep:174

Dr Iyan Offor is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Birmingham City University. A conversation about Sentientism - and what's real, who matters and how we can make a better world.
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“Welfare protections have failed animals” – Legal Academic Dr Jane Kotzmann – Sentientism Ep:173

Dr. Jane Kotzmann is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Deakin Law School. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how we can make a better world.
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“We’ve made a civilizational error” – Philosopher John Sanbonmatsu – Sentientism Ep:171

John Sanbonmatsu is a writer, philosopher, cultural critic and magician. A conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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“Think more like six year olds!” – Psychologist Luke McGuire – Sentientism Ep:170

Luke is a lecturer working in the Department of Psychology at the University of Exeter. A podcast and YouTube conversation about Sentientism, what's real, who matters and how we can make a better world.
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“Our beliefs are playing all sorts of roles… social, moral, epistemic…” – Psychologist Tania Lombrozo – Sentientism Ep:168

Tania is the Arthur W. Marks Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. A conversation about Sentientism, "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how to make a better world?"
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What kind of relationships do we want with AI & other sentient beings? – Jared Moore – Novelist & AI Researcher – Sentientism Ep:167

Jared is an AI researcher and novelist. A conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“An Aligned AGI would end factory farming” – Kat Woods – EA Charity Founder – Sentientism Ep: 166

Kat Woods has co-founded multiple charities and currently focuses on trying to make transformative artificial intelligence play out well for all sentient beings. A Sentientist Conversation.
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“A pastor said ‘we’re all born with sin’… I just thought ‘that’s not true'” – Alexandra Paul – Actress & Activist – Sentientism Ep: 165

Alexandra Paul is an actress, activist and health coach. A conversation about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how to make a better world?" for Sentientism.
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Sentientism on “Knowing Animals”

Talking about the Sentientism worldview on Josh Milburn's "Knowing Animals" podcast.
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“It was a huge wake-up call… I felt like I’d been living a lie” – Delci Winders – Sentientism Ep:163

Delci Winders is an animal protection lawyer, scholar, teacher and programme builder. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings."
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“I document their lives so we can see and remember that they are individuals” – Jo-Anne McArthur – Photojournalist – Sentientism Ep:162

Jo-Anne McArthur is a photojournalist and founder of We Animals. A Sentientist conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future.
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Mainstreaming Sentientism into UK Worldviews & Religions Education…?

It's great to have Sentientism covered well in this new Worldviews and Religious Education teaching resource for the UK about non-religious worldviews. This feels like progress.
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India has a rich history of pro-animal thought. So why aren’t we using that in our advocacy (instead of global north narratives)? – Varda Mehrotra – Sentientism Ep: 161

Varda Mehrotra is an activist and co-founder of the Indian animal NGO Samayu. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“Mother Cow, Mother India” – Yamini Narayanan – International Development Asst. Prof – Sentientism Ep:160

Dr. Yamini Narayanan is the author of "Mother Cow, Mother India". A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings."
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Should non-sentient agents matter too? – Philosopher Nicolas Delon – Sentientism Ep:159

Nicolas is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at the New College of Florida. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“Reductionism is well-named. It reduces what you can do.” – Michael Levin – Sentientism Ep:199

Dr Michael Levin is a developmental and synthetic biologist at Tufts University. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future.
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“Reductionism is well-named. It reduces what you can do.” – Michael Levin – Sentientism Ep:199

Dr Michael Levin is a developmental and synthetic biologist at Tufts University. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future.
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“We need to imagine a different world” – Emilia Leese – author of Think Like A Vegan – Sentientism Ep:198

Emilia Leese is co-author of the book Think Like A Vegan and host of the Think Like a Vegan podcast. A Sentientism conversation.
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Hip Hop is Going Green – Keith Tucker – Sentientism Ep:197

Keith Tucker is Founder and Executive Director of Hip Hop is Green. A conversation about the Sentientism worldview's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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