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Jacy Reese Anthis

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Jacy Anthis is a social scientist and co-founder of the Sentience Institute. His acclaimed book, The End of Animal Farming, analyzes the development and popularization of food technologies such as plant-based and cell-cultured meat. Psychologist Steven Pinker said the book "places the issue of factory farming in the context of human progress and presents compelling arguments on how we should deal with it today.”

Anthis' research has been featured in The Guardian, Vox, Forbes, and other global media outlets, and he has presented at conferences and seminars in over 20 countries. He is currently a PhD Fellow at The University of Chicago. He is from Huntsville, Texas and lives in Chicago with his wife Kelly Anthis and their rescued dogs Apollo a
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Jacy Reese Anthis For better or worse, I have tons of opinions and information I want to share. I have Google Doc upon Google Doc of random notes, half-written articles…moreFor better or worse, I have tons of opinions and information I want to share. I have Google Doc upon Google Doc of random notes, half-written articles, etc. So I'm rarely lacking for content.

And fortunately, I have a lot of variety and autonomy in my work. So when I don't feel like doing one thing (e.g. book writing), I can do another (e.g. working on a psychology experiment). When I have writer's block, I just don't write.(less)
Jacy Reese Anthis Most of my time is spent on research: analyzing historical social movements and running psychological studies to figure out how the moral circle expan…moreMost of my time is spent on research: analyzing historical social movements and running psychological studies to figure out how the moral circle expands. I've written my book and just finished revising the copyedits, so now I'm moving into the publicity phase: setting up Goodreads/Amazon/etc., getting blurbs, and planning out conferences and lectures.(less)
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“A big reason for optimism about the end of animal farming is that it doesn't have to be the end of meat.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“The vast majority of people eat animal products not because of how they’re produced, but in spite of it.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“One of the most useful skills advocates can develop is a sincere satisfaction in changing their mind, putting the goal of effectiveness before the goal of having been correct.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“A big reason for optimism about the end of animal farming is that it doesn't have to be the end of meat.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“The vast majority of people eat animal products not because of how they’re produced, but in spite of it.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“One of the most useful skills advocates can develop is a sincere satisfaction in changing their mind, putting the goal of effectiveness before the goal of having been correct.”
Jacy Reese, The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System

“Many years from now, our descendants will look back on the use of animals for food—particularly the intense animal suffering in factory farms—as a moral atrocity.”
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“We don’t make a distinction between factory slavery and humane slavery or cruel genocide and painless genocide. We, rightly so, condemn the entire institution.”
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