Elan is a cultural anthropologist focusing on human-animal interactions, environmental justice, and food politics. He is assistant professor of the practice in environmental studies and coordinator of the animal studies minor at Wesleyan University. He is the author of the Gregory Bateson Prize winning book: "Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care". He also contributed a chapter called "The Empty Promises of Cultured Meat" to the book "The Good it Promises, the Harm It Does: Critical Essays on Effective Altruism".
In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
01:25 Elan's Intro
02:42 What's Real?
17:00 What Matters?
49:43 How To Make a Better Future?
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