Sep 15, 2021
It’s not every day that hard-nosed financial journalists write about our ethical obligations to animals, let alone do they devote an entire book to the topic. Yet that’s exactly what Financial Times journalist Henry Mance has done.
In his new book, How to Love Animals in a Human-Shaped World, Henry takes his readers on a wild ride through our relationship with animals, including getting a job working at a slaughterhouse himself. Henry repeatedly weaves personal experiences like this one into his narrative, while also making prescriptions for a bold reshaping of the parts of our economy that currently involve animal exploitation.
In this episode we chat about everything from whether moral persuasion can work without technological advances, what can be done to reduce demand for animal-based meat, what the financial implication of Henry’s prescriptions would be, and more.