I had the pleasure of co-hosting this live call-in show with Objectively Dan. We talked about Sentientism then fielded caller questions – including some about UFOs and whether snake monsters lie at the root of all human religion!
Jamie talks to author, activist, non-profit co-founder and podcast host, Jasmin Singer. Jasmin is the author of “The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan” and the memoir “Always Too Much and Never Enough“. She co-founded Our Hen House and co-hosts their podcast.We talk about growing up celebrating both Hannukah and Christmas, going vegetarian at 19 because it fit Jasmin’s cool New York image – then going vegan and instantly dedicating her life to animal advocacy. We also discuss the parallels between religious and carnist indoctrination, the intersection of different forms of oppression and the balance between institutional and personal social change.
“How can I have been morally asleep for so long?” – Prof Randall Abate – New Sentientist Conversation
Sentientist Conversation with Randall Abate. Randall is an author and environmental, animal, climate and constitutional law professor at Monmouth University in New Jersey. His books include “What Can Animal Law Learn From Environmental Law?” and “Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources”.
We talk about Graham’s Christian upbringing (and singing), his turn to a naturalistic, Sentientist ethics, ending animal farming and exploitation and the potential for a Deutschian, Star Trek future for all sentients.
“As a Vet I Felt Helpless” – Vicky Bond, Humane League UK Managing Director – New Sentientist Conversations Video
Vicky is Managing Director of The Humane League UK. She trained as a vet and worked in the animal agriculture industry before leaving to focus on campaigning for non-human animals. In these Sentientist Conversations, we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” and “what matters?”
In this video, Jamie talks to atheist, vegan, activist philosopher and author, Floris van den Berg.
We discuss Floris’ “Eco-Humanism”, his new book “On Green Liberty“, as well as how he is “not a moral realist, not a moral relativist, but a moral universalist.”
“We’ll look back on this era of humanity as barbaric” – New Sentientist Conversation video with campaigner CEO Naomi Smith
We discuss how Naomi’s personal philosophy has evolved, including her experience of religious sectarianism in Northern Ireland, being excluded from a religious education class and feeling a deep affinity for non-human animals from an early age.
From Devout Pentecostalist Sunday School Teacher to Sentientist Academic and Author – John Adenitire – New Sentientist Conversations Video
John shares his story, from being a devout Pentecostalist Sunday School Teacher in Nigeria to being a Sentientist, atheist, vegan academic and author.
Actress, singer/song-writer, author and activist Carole Raphaelle Davis talks to Jamie about Sentientism, what she believes and what matters morally. From the Sentientist Conversation series.
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.