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Cheese Challenge & Pescetarian Paradox – Psychology Researchers Maja Cullen, Devon Docherty, Carol Jasper – Sentientism Ep:200

Devon Docherty, Carol Jasper and Maja Cullen are psychology researchers from the University of Stirling. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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A Truly Humane Education – Laura Chepner – The Vegan Society’s Education Officer – Sentientism Ep:194

Laura is Education Officer at The Vegan Society. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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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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“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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“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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“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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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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“Incorrect beliefs impact the lives of others” – Street Epistemologist Mark Solomon – Sentientism Episode 109

Dr. Mark Solomon is an author, neuropsychologist, musician and radio show/podcast host. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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“There’s not a huge difference between how we treat farmed animals & how we treat people – as resources” Nandita Bajaj of Population Balance – Sentientism Episode 86

Nandita is the ED of Population Balance. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings". A Sentientist Conversation.
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“A whole new relationship with non human animals that will blow people’s minds!” Jonina Turzi – Sentientist Conversations ep:78

Jonina is cofounder of Lancaster Farm Sanctuary, a doctor of physical therapy and a yoga educator. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” and “what matters?”
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“Boom! – the entire world changed – everyone was questioning everything” – Mariann Sullivan – Sentientist Conversation

Mariann is Co-host of the Our Hen House podcast and host of the Animal Law Podcast. She is a lawyer, lecturer, teacher and animal rights activist.
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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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“Children are much less speciesist than adults” – Psychological Researcher Matti Wilks – New Sentientist Conversation

Matti is a post-doctoral researcher at Yale University, working with Professor Paul Bloom. She studies moral psychology & moral development - including attitudes to cultivated meat & the "natural", the moral status of various types of entities & altruism. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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“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.
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“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?”
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“Vet training reduces empathy for animals” – Vet Kevin Saldanha – New Sentientist Conversation

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?”
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“A Fabulous Vegan Future!” – Jasmin Singer – New Sentientist Conversation

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.
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“Diverse sentients could live in mutual symbiosis” Graham Bessellieu – New Sentientist Conversation

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.
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“Humans might one day need to beg AIs for our sentient rights” – AI expert Roman Yampolskiy – New Sentientist Conversation

Roman is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Louisville. He is known for his work on behavioral biometrics, the security of cyberworlds and artificial intelligence safety. He founded the field of intellectology - the analysis of the forms and limits of intelligence.
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“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?”
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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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“The Solutionary Way… we can’t wait!” – Zoe Weil ‪- Sentientism Ep:201

Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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“The Solutionary Way… we can’t wait!” – Zoe Weil ‪- Sentientism Ep:201

Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Cheese Challenge & Pescetarian Paradox – Psychology Researchers Maja Cullen, Devon Docherty, Carol Jasper – Sentientism Ep:200

Devon Docherty, Carol Jasper and Maja Cullen are psychology researchers from the University of Stirling. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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“Reductionism is well-named. It reduces what you can do.” – Michael Levin – Sentientism Ep:199

Dr Michael Levin is a developmental and synthetic biologist at Tufts University. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better future.
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