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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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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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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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"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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“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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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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“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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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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"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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"What is it like to be another animal?" Lori Marino - Sentientism Episode 137

Lori is Executive Director of The Kimmela Center and Founder & President of The Whale Sanctuary Project. A Sentientist Conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings"
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"Rationality comes with responsibility" - Kathy Hessler - Sentientism Episode 136

An interview with Kathy Hessler about "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?" Kathy is Assistant Dean, Animal Legal Education at George Washington University Law School and Director of the Animal Legal Education Initiative. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"The Creative Lives of Animals" - Author Carol Gigliotti - Sentientism Episode 135

Carol is the author of "The Creative Lives of Animals". A Sentientist conversation about "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"Watching Earthlings hit me really hard" - Author Sandra Nomoto - Sentientism Episode 131

A Sentientist conversation with "Vegan Marketing Success Stories" author Sandra Nomoto - about "what's real?" and "who matters?"
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"As people who are harmed - how can we possibly perpetrate harm?" - LoriKim Alexander - Sentientism Episode 116

LoriKim is an activist, educator and non-profit organiser & founder. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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Sentientist Economics - Nicolas Treich - Sentientism Episode 115

Nicolas Treich is an economist, working on bringing non-human animals into mainstream economics: Sentientist Economics. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"The Weight of Empathy" - author Lucas Spiegel - Sentientism Episode 107

Lucas is author of "The Weight of Empathy". In Sentientist Conversations we ask "what's real?", "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?"
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"There's a myth that we can't understand animals... if we listen, we can" - Adam Cardilini – Sentientism Episode 106

Adam is a Lecturer in Environmental Science at Deakin University. A Sentientist conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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"The world is going to get better for animals in our lifetime" - Species Podcast host Macken Murphy - Sentientism Episode 105

Macken is a writer & science educator. He hosts a weekly podcast about animals, Species, recommended by both Apple & the BBC’s Wildlife magazine. A Sentientist conversation.
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"Veganism is the secular manifestation of Ahimsa" - author Jordi Casamitjana - Sentientism Episode 104

Jordi is an ethical vegan, a zoologist and a veganism content writer and consultant. A conversation on the Sentientism podcast/YouTube.
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Let's create more effective, compasionate narratives - Writer Alex Lockwood - Sentientism Episode 94

A conversation with Alex Lockwood, fiction & non-fiction writer, academic and activist. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"Learning can liberate" - Mary Pat Champeau - Institute for Humane Education - Sentientism Episode 91

Mary Pat Champeau is the director of graduate programs at the Institute for Humane Education. A Sentientist Conversation.
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"'I love what you do for me' - isn't love!" - Cat Besch - Vietnam Animal Aid & Rescue Founder - Sentientist Conversation - EP:79

In this Sentientist Conversation I talk with animal sanctuary founder and activist Cat Besch about "What's Real?" and "What Matters?"
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Should Stoics be vegan? - philosopher Massimo Pigliucci - Sentientist Conversation ep: 75

Massimo is Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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"Making Compassion Easier" - Tobias Leenaert - Author and meta-advocate - Sentientist Conversation

Tobias Leeneart is an author & a vegan advocacy consultant. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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"Time has come for non-human animals to be globally protected in UN-iversal law" - Sabine Brels of the World Federation for Animals

Sabine is legal advisor to the World Federation for Animals. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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"Animal farming will end by the end of this century" - Jacy Reese Anthis

Jacy is a social scientist & co-founder of the Sentience Institute. His acclaimed book, The End of Animal Farming, analyzes the development & popularisation of food technologies such as plant-based & cultivated meat. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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"You cannot go wrong with compassion" - primatologist Frans de Waal - Sentientist Conversations

Frans is a primatologist and ethologist whose talks and books have been viewed and read by tens of millions of people. A Sentientist Conversation.
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"That's moral progress - you have to interfere in things" - Philosopher Kyle Johannsen

A Sentientist Conversation about "what's real?" and "what matters?" with Kyle Johannsen, philosopher and author of "Wild Animal Ethics".
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"We don't have to wait until the 24th century for a Star Trek future" - Christopher Sebastian - Sentientist Conversation

Journalist Christopher Sebastian talks about what's real and what matters on Sentientist Conversations.
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"I'm concerned with oppression in all its forms" - Joey Tuminello - New Sentientist Conversation

Joey is assistant professor of philosophy at McNeese State Uni & program coordinator for the nonprofits Farm Forward & Better Food Foundation.
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"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".
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"No victim, no problem!" - New Sentientist Conversation video with philosopher Floris van den Berg

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.”
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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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"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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