Peter Tatchell is an activist for human rights, democracy, LGBT+ freedom and global justice. In Sentientist Conversations we discuss what’s real and what matters.
“Veganism, Sex and Politics… pleasure, not sacrifice!” – Author C Lou Hamilton – Sentientist Conversation
C Lou / Carrie is an author, editor, historian & translator. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“We need to develop Mental Immunity against epidemics of nonsense” – Andy Norman – Sentientist Conversation
Andy Norman is the author of “Mental Immunity”. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“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”.
From Human Rights to Sentient Rights: the next generation of rights thinking. If we grant rights in order to reduce suffering, shouldn’t we grant rights to everyone that can suffer?
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.
In this video, Jamie talks to author and associate professor Josh Gellers. Josh’s work spans animal, environmental and artificial intelligence ethics and law. He is a research fellow with the Earth System Governance Project and is a Fulbright scholar. He is Author of “Rights for Robots”.We talk about growing up in a culturally Jewish household, non-human rights (animal, robot or otherwise) and how to take a pluralistic approach that “wades in the waters of other ways of knowing” without slipping into a relativism that excuses causing needless harm.