Yasmine is an ex-muslim rights activist, advocating primarily for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries.
“Animal activists don’t have to be on the political left” – Josh Milburn – New Sentientist Conversation on Podcast and YouTube
Josh is a moral & political philosopher with research interests in animal ethics, the philosophy of food, liberal & libertarian political theory & applied ethics.
Joey is assistant professor of philosophy at McNeese State Uni & program coordinator for the nonprofits Farm Forward & Better Food Foundation.
“Freedom, equality & avoiding harm to others” – Psychologist Kristof Dhont – New Sentientist Conversation
Kristof is a social psychologist & senior lecturer at the university of Kent where he runs SHARKLab (Study of Human InterGroup & Animal Relations). He is the author of “Why We Love & Exploit Animals”.
“The root of all evil is in thinking some suffering doesn’t matter” – Jane Velez-Mitchell – Sentientist Conversation
Jane is a TV broadcaster, author, journalist & now CEO of the animal rights non-profit Jane Unchained. She has written four books, two of which were NY Times bestsellers.
“No judgement… just how do we solve this?” – Humane Educator Zoe Weil – New Conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Zoe is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). In these Sentientist Conversations we discuss what’s real and what matters.
An Introduction to Sentientism – on YouTube and podcast. “Talking to Humanists about other sentients”
An Introduction to Sentientism – on YouTube and podcast. Talking to Humanists about other sentients.
“If you hand most people a knife they won’t stab a cow!” – John Oberg – New Sentientist Conversation
John is a professional animal advocate & public speaker. You can support his work at https://www.patreon.com/JohnOberg
and follow him at https://twitter.com/JohnOberg
In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Change is possible but hard” – Jeff Sebo – Author, Activist, Academic – New Sentientist Conversation
In this video, Jamie talks to author, activist and academic Jeff Sebo. Amongst many other roles, Jeff is Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program at New York University, is a board member at Animal Charity Evaluators and is a Senior Fellow at Sentient Media.
We talk about spanning philosophy disciplines and taking academic thinking into the real world through activism for a multi-species political society. We discuss Jeff’s journey from considering Christian ministry, through reactionary atheism, then to a more generous interpretation of religious thinking. We cover naturalism, sentience, the nature of consciousness and much more!
In this video, Jamie talks to author and associate professor Josh Gellers. Josh’s work spans animal, environmental and artificial intelligence ethics and law. He is a research fellow with the Earth System Governance Project and is a Fulbright scholar. He is Author of “Rights for Robots”.We talk about growing up in a culturally Jewish household, non-human rights (animal, robot or otherwise) and how to take a pluralistic approach that “wades in the waters of other ways of knowing” without slipping into a relativism that excuses causing needless harm.