Frans (fransdewaal.com) is a primatologist & ethologist. He is Professor of Primate Behavior at Emory University, director of the Living Links Center at Emory & the author of many books including "Chimpanzee Politics", "Our Inner Ape" & "The Bonobo & the Atheist". He has featured in TV/radio productions & TED talks viewed by tens of millions of people. His research centers on primate social behavior, including conflict resolution, cooperation, inequity aversion, & food-sharing. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences & the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences.
In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?” Sentientism is "evidence, reason & compassion for all sentient beings." The audio is on our Podcast here on Apple and here on the other platforms. You can watch the video here.
1:19 Frans' Intro - Understanding animals
4:05 What's Real? From Catholic to apathist
8:48 What Matters Morally?
20:50 Human Moral Development
24:49 Who Warrants Compassion?
42:52 The Future
Everyone interested, Sentientist or not, is welcome in our groups. The biggest so far is here on FaceBook.
Thanks Graham for the post-production.