Eyes

Help us build our FAQ!

We’ve started a FAQ for Sentientism using some initial question suggested by members of our FaceBook group.

I’d love any feedback – whether new questions, better answers or both.

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Brain

Humanism needs an upgrade: Is Sentientism the philosophy that could save the world?

There is a little-known philosophy, well-founded in reality, that provides a sound basis for compassionate ethics and which will eventually become our predominant way of thinking. That’s partly because adopting this philosophy will give us the best chance of addressing the world’s problems, from the climate change crisis to the impact of artificial general intelligence. That philosophy is Sentientism.

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Happy Humanist

Is Humanism good enough?

I’ve had some great conversations since my article on sentientism was published in Areo.  As a reminder, sentientism is an ethical philosophy that applies evidence and reason and extends moral consideration to all sentient beings.  Sentient beings have the ability to experience things – suffering or flourishing.  They include humans, non-human animals and potentially even […]

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Where did Sentientism Come From

A Unifying Morality? How is Sentientism Different?

Sentientism is a worldview that commits to using evidence and reason and extends moral consideration to all sentient beings. What I want to do in the article below is to compare Sentientism with some related philosophies and movements.  Hopefully that will help clarify what Sentientism is and why I think it’s valuable and distinctive. The following graphics try to summarise […]

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