Jason Silva

Jason Silva

Jason Silva is an amazing storyteller, futurist, host of BrainGames & creator of Shots of Awe.
Our Thoughts Shape Our Spaces

Our Thoughts Shape Our Spaces

There’s a magnificent idea by Steven Johnson. He says, “our thoughts shape our spaces.” Obviously, we build cathedrals and skyscrapers…
Being Bilingual & Multicultural Enhances Creativity

Being Bilingual & Multicultural Enhances Creativity

People, who were raised bilingual & multicultural, tended to have a more fluid kind of creativity going. And the reason…
Solution to The Global Energy Crisis

Solution to The Global Energy Crisis

Life is an anti-entropic phenomenon. In a universe in which the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, is breaking everything down,…
A Tool That Allows the Mind to Know What It’s Thinking

A Tool That Allows the Mind to Know What It’s Thinking

The emergence of language was actually the first singularity. The world on the other side of that line, after language…
Technology is The 7th Kingdom of Life

Technology is The 7th Kingdom of Life

There is a constant debate that takes place, when looking at the subject of technology, between people that argue that…
Our Free Will Explained – Do We Have Free Will?

Our Free Will Explained – Do We Have Free Will?

We think of ourselves as dynamic, autonomous creatures that have free will. We move about the world and things don’t…
Leadership is to Italicize The Alternate Universe in Other People’s Mind

Leadership is to Italicize The Alternate Universe in Other People’s Mind

The more we understand the neuro-chemistry of lived experience, the more we realize that we don’t get to ever really…
Ecstasy – The Source of Creativity

Ecstasy – The Source of Creativity

You know, I love chasing epiphanies. I tell people that to make art is a desire to clothe inspiration, to…
Why Are We Unhappy? We’ve More Than We Ever Had

Why Are We Unhappy? We’ve More Than We Ever Had

One of the maladies of the modern age is that, even though collectively we have more than we’ve ever dreamed…
Tripping – Party or Drugs or Travel, Your Choice Pakistan!

Tripping – Party or Drugs or Travel, Your Choice Pakistan!

Drugs and travel are so discursively entangled, so discursively intimate, that we use the same metaphors and analogies to describe…
How to Find Your Passion

How to Find Your Passion

It’s a question we ask ourselves every single day. We’ve all been told that a life of passion is a…
Care For The Other is to Care For Ourselves

Care For The Other is to Care For Ourselves

There was a great essay by Henry wise Meyer called the death of aw in the Age of Awesome. One…
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