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Jamie Woodhouse

Want a philosophy or worldview that's grounded in reality and has compassion for all sentient beings (mostly humans and other animals)? Then you... more

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85: "If you have experienced suffering you're aware of its badness" - Philosopher Michael Huemer - Sentientist Conversation

Michael Huemer (@FakeNousBlog) is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado. He is the author of more than... more

23 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
84: "Nobody likes hypocrisy but we're all hypocrites" - Dr. Brian Earp - Sentientist Conversation

Dr. Brian Earp (@briandavidearp) is Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics & Health Policy & a Research Fellow... more

14 Nov 2021 · 58 minutes
83: “If I can open my mind about veganism… I can do anything… it was so liberating” - Jamila Anahata of the Afro-Vegan Society - Sentientist Conversations

Jamila (thesoulfulveganista.com & @Jamila_Anahata) is an activist, blogger & holistic lifestyle coach. She is aso Marketing Director of the Afro-Vegan... more

09 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
82: "It's the greatest transformation in human history... Who wouldn't want to be part of that?" - Dr. Sailesh Rao of Climate Healers - Sentientist Conversations

Dr. Sailesh Rao (climatehealers.org) is Founder & Exec Dir of Climate Healers, a non-profit working to heal the climate. After... more

04 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
81: "Ethical value flows from reality" - Pablo Perez Castello - Sentientist Conversations

Pablo (@PabloPCastello & on LinkedIn) is a Research Assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law & a Junior... more

30 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 38 minutes
80: Healthy Planet radio show on Sentientism with Bob DiBenedetto - cross-post bonus episode

Healthy Planet is hosted by Bob DiBenedetto. His WUSB radio show aims to help people learn about the powerful effect... more

25 Oct 2021 · 1 hour,
79: "'I love what you do for me' - isn't love!" - Cat Besch - Vietnam Animal Aid & Rescue Founder - Sentientist Conversation

Cat (@CatBeschVN) founded and leads Vietnam Animal Aid & Rescue. She is also a writer & activist addressing many non-human... more

25 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
78: "A whole new relationship with non human animals that will blow people’s minds!" - Jonina Turzi - Sentientist Conversation

Jonina (@JoninaTurzi) is cofounder of Lancaster Farm Sanctuary, a volunteer district leader for HSUS, & a doctor of physical therapy... more

13 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
77: Rod Graham's "Being" - cross-post bonus episode on Sentientism

This episode is a bonus cross-post from Rod Graham's Being series on YouTube where I talked to Rod about Sentientism.... more

05 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
76: Humanism will Evolve into Sentientism - Peter Tatchell - Sentientist Conversations

Peter Tatchell (@PeterTatchell & petertatchell.net) has been an activist for human rights, democracy, LGBT+ freedom and global justice since 1967.... more

22 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
75: Should Stoics be vegan? - Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci - Sentientist Conversation

Massimo (figsinwinter.blog & @mpigliucci) is Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He co-hosted the Rationally Speaking... more

14 Sep 2021 · 1 hour,
74: Author C Lou Hamilton - "I'm increasingly unsatisfied with anyone who has any degree of privilege who claims to be doing social justice work who has no time for veganism" - Sentientism

C Lou / Carrie (@clouhamilton1 & veganismsexandpolitics.com & drcarriehamilton.com) is an author, editor & translator. She wrote the book "Veganism,... more

06 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
73: Artists of Data Science - cross-post bonus episode on the Philosophy of Sentientism

This episode is a bonus cross-post from The Artists of Data Science podcast where I talk to Harpreet Sahota about... more

27 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
72: "Making Compassion Easier" - Tobias Leenaert - Author and meta-advocate - Sentientist Conversation

Tobias (@TobiasLeenaert) is an author & a vegan advocacy consultant. He blogs at Veganstrategist.org & wrote "How to Create a... more

25 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
71: "Boom! - the entire world changed - everyone was questioning everything" - Mariann Sullivan - Podcast Host and Activist Lawyer/Lecturer - Sentientist Conversation

Mariann (@marisul) is Co-host with previous guest Jasmin Singer of the Our Hen House podcast and host of the Animal... more

13 Aug 2021 · 58 minutes
70: "Social progress is ultimately inevitable" - @Soytheist Aditya Prakash - Sentientist Conversation

Aditya (https://www.soytheist.com/ & https://www.youtube.com/c/Soytheist) is an animal rights advocate from Assam in India. His @Soytheist YouTube channel focuses on taking... more

02 Aug 2021 · 1 hour,
69: Pineal Podcast - cross-post bonus episode about Sentientism

This episode is a bonus cross-post from the Pineal Podcast (https://www.pinealpodcast.com/) where I talked to Josh Smith (https://twitter.com/Pinealpodcast) about Sentientism. We... more

30 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
68: Are Panpsychism, Veganism and Sentientism Compatible? - Luke Roelofs, Philosopher of Mind - Sentientist Conversation

Luke (lukeroelofs.com & Majestic Equality) is a philosopher of mind at the Centre for Mind, Brain & Consciousness at New... more

28 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
67: "We need to develop Mental Immunity against epidemics of nonsense" - Andy Norman - Sentientist Conversation

Andy Norman (https://andynorman.org/ & https://twitter.com/DrAndyNo), PhD is the author of "Mental Immunity". His work has appeared in Scientific American, Psychology... more

22 Jul 2021 · 58 minutes
66: "Time has come for animals to be globally protected in UN-iversal law" - Sabine Brels of the World Federation for Animals

Sabine is legal advisor to the World Federation for Animals (https://wfa.org/). In 2014, she cofounded the Global Animal Law (GAL... more

16 Jul 2021 · 59 minutes
65: "When I adopted a dog - my whole worldview shifted" - Aditya from Animal Ethics - Sentientist Conversation

Aditya is the wild animal suffering outreach coordinator for Animal Ethics in India. He works in grass-roots animal activism with... more

06 Jul 2021 · 49 minutes
64: "The conversation has to start with you" - Jenny Splitter - Journalist and SciMom Founder - Sentientist Conversation

Jenny (@jennysplitter and jennysplitter.com) is an award-winning journalist & science writer covering food, agriculture, climate change, biodiversity, health & technology.... more

01 Jul 2021 · 57 minutes
63: "May all beings be happy & free from suffering" - Cebuan Bliss - Sentientist Conversations

Cebuan (Cebby) Bliss (https://twitter.com/CebbyBliss) is a PhD candidate researching animal and biodiversity governance at Radboud University in the Netherlands (https://www.ru.nl/english/people/bliss-c/). In... more

28 Jun 2021 · 52 minutes
62: "Animal farming will end by the end of this century" - Jacy Reese Anthis - Sentientist Conversation

Jacy (https://twitter.com/jacyanthis & https://jacyanthis.com/) is a social scientist & co-founder of the Sentience Institute (https://www.sentienceinstitute.org/). His acclaimed book, The End... more

21 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
61: "You cannot go wrong with compassion" - Frans de Waal - Animal Morality - Sentientist Conversations

Frans (fransdewaal.com) is a primatologist & ethologist. He is Professor of Primate Behavior at Emory University, director of the Living... more

15 Jun 2021 · 51 minutes
60: "That's moral progress - you have to interfere in things" - Philosopher Kyle Johannsen - Sentientism

Kyle (https://twitter.com/KyleJohannsen2 and https://philpeople.org/profiles/kyle-johannsen) is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Queen's University. His research is in social & political... more

12 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
59: "I'm positive about our future... I experienced the rapid change in my own views" - Lu Shegay - Institute of Animal Law of Asia - Sentientist Conversation

Lu (https://twitter.com/LuShegay) is an animal law attorney from Kazakhstan, now based in the USA. She is the co-founder and Managing... more

09 Jun 2021 · 37 minutes
58: "Factory farming is a complete disaster" - FT Journalist Henry Mance - Sentientist Conversations

Henry (https://twitter.com/henrymance) is the chief features writer for the Financial Times newspaper. He is the author of "How to Love... more

07 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
57: "We don't need a god - we can do it ourselves" - Philosopher Richard Brown - Sentientist Conversation

Richard (https://twitter.com/onemorebrown & https://onemorebrown.com/)  is a philosopher at CUNY. His work is focused on the philosophy of mind, consciousness studies... more

02 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
56: "We are entropic eddies complex enough to have woken up" - Hugo Award winning Sci-Fi author Peter Watts - Sentientist Conversation

Peter Watts (https://rifters.com/) is a Hugo Award winning sci-fi author. His works include the Rifters trilogy (e.g. Starfish) & the... more

24 May 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
55: "We don't have to wait until the 24th century for a Star Trek future" - Christopher Sebastian - Sentientist Conversations

Christopher Sebastian is the director of social media for Peace Advocacy Network, sits on the Advisory Council for Encompass, is... more

18 May 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
54: Suffering matters even if we didn't cause it - Heather Browning - from Zookeeping to Philosophy

Heather (https://twitter.com/zoophilosophy & https://www.heatherbrowning.net/) is a scientist, philosopher & a former zookeeper & welfare officer. She is now a researcher... more

15 May 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
53: "I would consider myself a Sentientist now" - Tennis pro Marcus Daniell - Sentientist Conversation

Marcus (https://twitter.com/MarcusDaniell) is a professional tennis player from New Zealand. He is a philanthropist and an advocate for effective altruism... more

11 May 2021 · 41 minutes
52: "Ending animal testing is a win-win for humans and animals" - neurologist CEO Aysha Akhtar - Sentientist Conversation

Aysha (https://twitter.com/DrAyshaAkhtar & http://www.ayshaakhtar.com/) is a neurologist, public health specialist & author. She is President & CEO of the Center... more

06 May 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
51: "There is no 'us and them' " - Yasmine Mohammed - Ex-muslim activist - Sentientist Conversation

Yasmine (https://twitter.com/YasMohammedxx & https://www.yasminemohammed.com/) is a rights activist, advocating for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries. Yasmine... more

02 May 2021 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
50: "Animal activists don't have to be on the political left" - Josh Milburn - Sentientist Conversation

Josh (https://josh-milburn.com/ & https://twitter.com/JoshLMilburn & https://www.instagram.com/aveganphilosopher/) is a moral & political philosopher with research interests in animal ethics, the philosophy... more

28 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
49: "I'm concerned with oppression in all its forms" - philosopher Joey Tuminello of Farm Forward, the Better Food Foundation and McNeese University - Sentientist Conversation

Joey (https://josephtuminello.academia.edu/) is asst. professor of philosophy at McNeese State Uni & program coordinator for the nonprofits Farm Forward &... more

24 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
48: "Maybe moral systems are harmful! Like religion they are used to divide us." - Walter Veit - philosopher, scientist and sentientist - Sentientist Conversation

Walter (https://twitter.com/wrwveit & https://walterveit.com/) is an interdisciplinary scientist, philosopher & writer focusing on biology, minds & ethics. He publishes the... more

20 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
47: "Freedom, equality & avoiding harm to others" - Kristof Dhont - Social Psychologist - Sentientist Conversations

Kristof is a social psychologist and senior lecturer at the university of Kent where he runs SHARKLab (Study of Human... more

16 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
46: "The root of all evil is thinking some suffering doesn't matter" - Jane Velez-Mitchell Unchained - Sentientist Conversation

Jane (https://twitter.com/JVM) is a TV broadcaster, author, journalist & now CEO of the animal rights non-profit Jane Unchained (https://janeunchained.com/). She... more

12 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
45: "Children are much less speciesist than adults" - researcher Matti Wilks - Sentientist Conversations

Matti (https://www.mattiwilks.com/ and @matti_wilks) is a post-doctoral researcher at Yale University, working with Professor Paul Bloom. She studies moral psychology... more

09 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
44: "There is suffering - end it!" - Actress Victoria Hogan - Sentientist Conversation

Victoria (https://www.victoria-hogan.com/ & https://twitter.com/incertaspecie) is an actress, film producer, writer, voiceover artist and animal activist. She has appeared in Netflix's... more

06 Apr 2021 · 55 minutes
43: "We're at the beginning of a huge movement" - Author Julie Taylor - Sentientist Conversation

Julie is an author, artist and animal activist. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s... more

05 Apr 2021 · 44 minutes
42: Conscious Basket Show - cross-post bonus episode about Sentientism

This episode is a bonus cross-post from The Conscious Basket Show where I talked to Samantha McCord (https://twitter.com/ConsciousBasket) about Sentientism. Samantha... more

01 Apr 2021 · 41 minutes
41: "Morality isn't linked to religion" - Amy Wilson - Activist Lawyer - Sentientist Conversations

Amy Wilson (https://twitter.com/Ms_AmyPWilson) is an Animal, Human & Earth Rights Lawyer. She founded the Animal Law Reform & Animal Law... more

29 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
40: "Compassion needs to be grounded in reality" - Jessica Pierce - Bioethicist and Author - Sentientist Conversation

Jessica Pierce (https://www.jessicapierce.net/) is a bioethicist & writer. Her work focuses on human-animal relationships & interconnections between ecosystems & health.... more

27 Mar 2021 · 43 minutes
39: "The Peppa Pig Paradox" - activist academic Lynda Korimboccus - Sentientist Conversations

Lynda (https://twitter.com/LMKorimboccus and http://www.korimboccus.com/) is an anthrozoologist, sociologist & philosopher who teaches sociology in Scottish Further Education. She is also... more

22 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
38: "Sentientism captures everything - it's future proof" - Michael Dello-Iacovo - Sentientist Conversation

Michael Dello-Iacovo (http://www.michaeldello.com/ and https://twitter.com/MichaelDello) is a PhD candidate in space science, looking at off-Earth exploration, mining & asteroid impact... more

16 Mar 2021 · 53 minutes
37: "No judgement... just how do we solve this?" - Humane Educator Zoe Weil - Sentientist Conversations

Zoe (https://twitter.com/ZoeWeil) is the co-founder & president of the Institute for Humane Education (https://humaneeducation.org/). She is considered a pioneer in... more

14 Mar 2021 · 54 minutes
36: "The Ocean is Alive" - Ocean Ecologist Glenn Edney - Sentientist Conversations

Glenn Edney (https://oceanspirit.org/) is an Ocean ecologist, underwater naturalist, sailor and professional diver. He has been exploring the Ocean and... more

09 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
37: "No judgement... just how do we solve this?" - Humane Educator Zoe Weil - Sentientist Conversations

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Zoe (https://twitter.com/ZoeWeil) is the co-founder & president of the Institute for Humane Education (https://humaneeducation.org/). She is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive... more