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".
Heather is a scientist (zoology and biology), philosopher & a former zookeeper & animal welfare officer. She is now a researcher at the London School of Economics specialising in non-human animal sentience, welfare, & ethics.
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".
Marc is professor emeritus of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has published 31 books, won many awards for his research on animal behavior, animal emotions, compassionate conservation, & animal protection, has worked closely with Jane Goodall, & is a former Guggenheim Fellow.
Corey Lee Wrenn is a UK-based American sociologist and scholar of social movements and human-nonhuman relations.
In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Mikko is a tech start-up founder and CEO (now https://candle.to/
). He founded & is now board chair of Sentient Media - an organisation dedicated to making the world a better place for all sentient beings through journalism. In these Sentientist Conversations, we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”. Sentientism is "evidence, commitment & compassion for all sentient beings."
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.