Frans is a primatologist and ethologist whose talks and books have been viewed and read by tens of millions of people. A Sentientist Conversation.
“We don’t have to wait until the 24th century for a Star Trek future” – Christopher Sebastian – Sentientist Conversation
Journalist Christopher Sebastian talks about what’s real and what matters on Sentientist Conversations.
“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”.
“We’re at the beginning of a huge movement” – Author Julie Taylor – New Sentientist Conversation on Podcast and YouTube
Julie is an author, artist and animal activist. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“No judgement… just how do we solve this?” – Humane Educator Zoe Weil – New Conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Zoe is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). In these Sentientist Conversations we discuss what’s real and what matters.
“Imagining a better future through our everyday decisions” – Podcaster and academic Claudia Hirtenfelder – New Sentientist Conversation
“Imagining a better future through our everyday decisions.” In this video, Jamie talks to the host of The Animal Turn Podcast and PhD Candidate in Geography at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, Claudia Hirtenfelder.We talk about cycling 6,000km across Asia using vegan power! and Claudia’s journey from Christianity to atheism. We discuss how to temper our rationality with humility and by considering diverse perspectives and how to temper our focus on the value of individual sentients with a recognition of social factors.
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.
Sentientism is a worldview that commits to using evidence, applying reason and granting degrees of moral consideration to all sentient beings.
While it is a simple philosophy, Sentientism has far reaching implications. Read on!