A Sentientist Conversation about “what’s real?” and “what matters?” with Kyle Johannsen, philosopher and author of “Wild Animal Ethics”.
“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.
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”.
“There is suffering – end it!” – Actress Victoria Hogan – New Sentientist Conversation episode on YouTube and Podcast
Victoria is an actress, film producer, writer, voiceover artist and animal activist. In these Sentientist Conversations we discuss “whats real” and “what matters”.
“We’re at the beginning of a huge movement” – Author Julie Taylor – New Sentientist Conversation on Podcast and YouTube
Julie is an author, artist and animal activist. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Compassion needs to be grounded in reality” – Jessica Pierce – Bioethicist and Author – Sentientist Conversation on YouTube and Podcast
Jessica Pierce is a bioethicist, philosopher and writer. Her work focuses on human-animal relationships & interconnections between ecosystems & health.
“The Peppa Pig Paradox” – activist academic Lynda Korimboccus – New Sentientist Conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Lynda is an anthrozoologist, sociologist and philosopher who teaches sociology in Scottish Further Education. She is also a musician, songwriter, writer and artist. Lynda is Editor-in-Chief of the Student Journal of Vegan Sociology.
“Sentientism captures everything – it’s future proof” – Michael Dello-Iacovo – New Sentientist Conversation on Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Michael Dello-Iacovo is a space scientist, effective altruist, animal justice political candidate and host of the Morality is Hard podcast.
“The Ocean is Alive” – Ocean Ecologist Glenn Edney – New Conversation on Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Glenn Edney is an Ocean ecologist, underwater naturalist, sailor and professional diver. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?” Sentientism is “evidence, reason & compassion for all sentient beings.”
“Us humans are slow learners” – Kim Stallwood – author & scholar – New conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Kim is an animal rights author, independent scholar, consultant, and speaker. He has 45 years of personal commitment as a vegan and professional experience in leadership positions with some of the world’s foremost animal advocacy organisations.
Kevin is a vet, based in Ontario, Canada. He grew up in East Africa & Goa, India & then moved to Canada. He has held leadership roles, originally in Catholic community organisations &, more recently, Humanist community organisations.
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!
“Imagining a better future through our everyday decisions” – Podcaster and academic Claudia Hirtenfelder – New Sentientist Conversation
“Imagining a better future through our everyday decisions.” In this video, Jamie talks to the host of The Animal Turn Podcast and PhD Candidate in Geography at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, Claudia Hirtenfelder.We talk about cycling 6,000km across Asia using vegan power! and Claudia’s journey from Christianity to atheism. We discuss how to temper our rationality with humility and by considering diverse perspectives and how to temper our focus on the value of individual sentients with a recognition of social factors.
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.
“Being in balance with ourselves and the rest of the living world” – Author Gill Coombs – New Sentientist Conversation
Gill is an author, coach & counsellor. She was a UK parliamentary candidate for the Green Party. She focuses on helping people live in balance with themselves & the rest of the living world.
“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?”