Yasmine is an ex-muslim rights activist, advocating primarily for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries.
“Maybe moral systems are harmful! Like religion, they are used to divide us.” – Walter Veit – New Sentientist Conversation
Walter is an interdisciplinary scientist, philosopher & writer focusing on biology, minds & ethics. He publishes the ‘Science and Philosophy‘ series on Psychology Today and Medium.
“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”.
“Morality isn’t linked to religion” – Amy Wilson – Activist Lawyer – New Sentientist Conversation on Podcast and YouTube
Amy Wilson is an Animal, Human & Earth Rights Lawyer. She founded the Animal Law Reform & Animal Law Africa NGOs.
“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.
“We can’t understand humans without recognising that we’re animals” – Dr. Diana Fleischman – New Sentientist Conversation
Dr. Diana Fleischman is an evolutionary psychologist & an author. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Maybe the point of being is to be loving” – Comedian Myq Kaplan – New Sentientism YouTube & Podcast episode
Comedian Myq Kaplan talks about his philosophical journey: Veganism, Judaism, Atheism, Buddhism and much more.
An Introduction to Sentientism – on YouTube and podcast. “Talking to Humanists about other sentients”
An Introduction to Sentientism – on YouTube and podcast. Talking to Humanists about other sentients.
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?”
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.
“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?”
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.”
“We’ll look back on this era of humanity as barbaric” – New Sentientist Conversation video with campaigner CEO Naomi Smith
We discuss how Naomi’s personal philosophy has evolved, including her experience of religious sectarianism in Northern Ireland, being excluded from a religious education class and feeling a deep affinity for non-human animals from an early age.
From Devout Pentecostalist Sunday School Teacher to Sentientist Academic and Author – John Adenitire – New Sentientist Conversations Video
John shares his story, from being a devout Pentecostalist Sunday School Teacher in Nigeria to being a Sentientist, atheist, vegan academic and author.
In this Sentientist Conversation I talk to Law and Rights Lecturer and Author, Dr. Joe Wills. We talk about what’s real and what matters morally.
“We have a golden opportunity to re-imagine our relationships with non-human animals.”
Presentation and discussion about Sentientism. Hosted by the Association of Black Humanists.
The Association of Black Humanists have kindly invited me (Jamie) to talk and take questions about Sentientism at their regular MeetUp today.
Click here to sign up: https://www.meetup.com/Association-of-Black-Humanists/events/270657284/
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.
A wide ranging “Dilemma Hangout” conversation covering many aspects of Sentientism and its potential implications. Jay signs up as a Sentientist towards the end – although he probably was at the beginning too. He might even appear on our “Wall of Sentientists” soon.