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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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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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"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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"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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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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Happy #WorldSentientismDay!

We have one World Sentientism Day for each solstice. Here's a new video about Sentientism by Nathaniel from Total Veganic Futurism to celebrate:
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"A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness" - Walter Veit - Sentientism Ep:158

Walter Veit is an interdisciplinary scientist, philosopher and writer focusing on biology, minds and ethics. A conversation about his new book A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness".
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“This is a critical decade… the calm before the storm” - Anita Krajnc & Nicola Harris - Plant Based Treaty - Sentientism Ep:157

Anita Krajnc and Nicola Harris are from the Plant Based Treaty initiative. A conversation about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?"
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"Animal Liberation Now!" - Peter Singer - Sentientism Episode 156

Peter Singer is often referred to as the “world’s most influential living philosopher.” A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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Dogs and pigs have meaningful lives! - Philosopher Michael Hauskeller - Sentientism Episode 155

Michael Hauskeller is head of philosophy at Liverpool University. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason & compassion for all sentient beings".
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"With great power comes great responsibility" - Elan Abrell - Anthropologist & Author - Sentientism Episode 154

Elan Abrell is a cultural anthropologist and author of "Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care". A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"Just dive in and meet people where they're at" - Ashley Byrne - PETA Outreach Director - Sentientism Episode 153

Ashley Byrne is Director of Outreach for PETA. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"I went vegan finally when I fell in love with one" - filmmaker & writer Jay Shapiro - Sentientism Episode 151

Jay is an award winning filmmaker, writer, and podcaster. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings."
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Should Effective Altruism Take Abolitionism More Seriously? - Dhruv Makwana - Sentientism Episode 150

Dhruv is a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge. Sentientism is evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings.
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"Vegan pets... They're enjoying their lives more & they're living longer" - Dr. Andrew Knight - Sentientism Episode 148

Andrew is Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics and a vet. A Sentientist conversation about "what's real?" "who matters?" and "How To Make a Better Future?"
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"Animal research... much harm with very little benefit" - Neuroscientist Dr Katherine Roe from PETA - Sentientism Episode 147

Katherine Roe is chief of Science Advancement and Outreach (SAO) at PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). A Sentientist conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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Bursting "The Reality Bubble" - Ziya Tong - Science Broadcaster & Author - Sentientism Episode 146

Ziya is a science broadcaster and author of "The Reality Bubble". A Sentientist conversation about evidence, reason and compassion.
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A US Constitution For All Sentient Beings - Maybe Sooner Than We Think? - Professor Michael Dorf - Sentientism Episode 145

Michael Dorf is a law professor and scholar of U.S. constitutional law. A Sentientist conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“How do you find meaning in a universe that’s doomed?” - Astrophysicist Dr. Katie Mack @AstroKatie - Sentientism Episode 144

Dr Katie Mack, or AstroKatie online, is an astrophysicist and science communicator. A Sentientist conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion".
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"Why bad beliefs happen to good people" - Philosopher Neil Levy - Sentientism Episode 143

Neil is a professor of philosophy with research interests spanning philosophy of mind, psychology, free will, moral responsibility, epistemology, and applied ethics. A Sentientist Conversation.
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"Veterinarians are merchants of doubt for the animal agriculture industry" - Dr. Crystal Heath of Our Honor – Sentientism Episode 142

Crystal Heath is a full time vet and founder of the non-profit Our Honor. A Sentientist Conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"All suffering matters morally" - Eva Hamer from Pax Fauna - Sentientism Episode 141

Eva is Operations Lead for Pax Fauna. A Sentientist Conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings". Or "what's real?" and "who matters?"
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"Animal rights is a social justice issue now" - Fashion Activist Bel Jacobs- Sentientism Episode 140

Bel Jacobs is a fashion journalist and activist. A Sentientist Conversation about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how can we make a better future?"
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"Who am I to take another's life?" - Paige Parsons Roache of UnchainedTV - Sentientism Episode 138

Paige is communications director for UnchainedTV. A Sentientist conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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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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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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