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.
“How can we do the most good for non-human animals?”- Jamie Harris – Animal Advocacy Careers co-founder & Sentience Institute Researcher – New Sentientist Conversation
Jamie is co-founder of and researcher at the non-profit Animal Advocacy Careers, a researcher at the Sentience Institute and host of the Sentience Institute Podcast.
“My enemy, which I will destroy, is arbitrariness!” New Sentientist Conversation with Stijn Bruers. Evidence, reason and compassion.
New York Times bestselling (4 times!) author and journalist AJ Jacobs experiments on himself to help us all learn. In this Sentientist Conversation he talks with Jamie about what he believes, what matters morally, and how his writing projects link to Sentientism’s tenets of evidence, reason and universal compassion.
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.
Sentientism is a worldview that commits to using evidence and reason and extends moral consideration to all sentient beings. What I want to do in the article below is to compare Sentientism with some related philosophies and movements. Hopefully that will help clarify what Sentientism is and why I think it’s valuable and distinctive. The following graphics try to summarise […]