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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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"It feels really good to be doing the right thing" - Alene Anello - Legal Impact for Chickens President & Founder - Sentientism Episode 128

Alene is the President and Founder of Legal Impact for Chickens. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"The world is going to get better for animals in our lifetime" - Species Podcast host Macken Murphy - Sentientism Episode 105

Macken is a writer & science educator. He hosts a weekly podcast about animals, Species, recommended by both Apple & the BBC’s Wildlife magazine. A Sentientist conversation.
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"Artificial Animals" - a fascinating essay by Claire L Evans referencing Sentientism

"Artificial Animals" - a fascinating essay by Claire L Evans referencing Sentientism
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Humanism will Evolve into Sentientism - Peter Tatchell - Sentientist Conversations ep:76

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.
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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.
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“De-centring the human” - New Sentientist Conversation with Josh Gellers. Also Happy New Year!

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.
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"What if we saw ourselves as species diplomats?" - David Peña-Guzmán of Overthink - Sentientism Ep:187

David specializes in European philosophy, the history and philosophy of science and the philosophy of animal minds. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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"What if we saw ourselves as species diplomats?" - David Peña-Guzmán of Overthink - Sentientism Ep:187

David specializes in European philosophy, the history and philosophy of science and the philosophy of animal minds. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Could animal farming be good for the animals?

Episode 186 of the Sentientism podcast (Apple link here) is a bonus cross-post of my discussion with Nick Pendergrast, co-host of 3CR's Freedom of Species radio show and podcast, about "the logic of the larder" - an argument that animal farming could be a good thing for farmed animals.
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"If you combine rationality and compassion you have the essence" - Jonathan Leighton of OPIS - Sentientism Ep:185

Jonathan is Executive Director of OPIS (Organisation for the Prevention of Intense Suffering). A Sentientism conversation about "what's real?" "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?"
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