30 Best Jason Silva Quotes to Achieve More

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Jason Luis Silva is a Venezuelan-American television personality, filmmaker, futurist, philosopher, and public speaker. His goal is to use technology to excite people about philosophy and science. [1]

Jason is known for hosting 5 seasons of the Emmy-nominated, global hit TV series Brain Games, on the National Geographic Channel, broadcasted in over 171 countries.

“A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” was how The Atlantic described Silva, “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’ [1]

Silva has created the original Shots of Awe video series with over 100 million views. He is also a regular international keynote speaker focused on disruptive innovation, exponential technologies, and the cognitive benefits of Awe.

In The Road To The Singularity, Jason focuses on all the positives of the potential future.

Here are Jason Silva’s most powerful quotes:

We are gods. Our tools make us gods. In symbiosis with our technology, our powers are expanding exponentially and so, too, our possibilities.

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There’s always going to be the circumstances you can’t plan for. There’s always the unexpected relevance and the serendipity.

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The scientist and engineers who are building the future need the poets to make sense of it.

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Ideas are powerful because they allow us to see the world as it could be, rather than what it is.

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We fit the universe through our brains and it comes out in the form of nothing less than poetry. We have a responsibility to awe.

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Creativity and insight almost always involve an experience of acute pattern recognition: the eureka moment in which we perceive the interconnection between disparate concepts or ideas to reveal something new.

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To be inspired is the ultimate antidote to existential despair.

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If you could download the entire universe in two minutes, would you?

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Death is not necessarily what gives meaning to life LIFE gives meaning to life, and what we do with life, which is to create knowledge like music, art, science To this end, I believe intelligent life might be evolution’s secret weapon: the ultimate hack that might help us transcend entropy.

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As long as you’re not hurting anybody else, as long as you’re being kind to people and you’re doing what you love, only good things can come of it.

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I do NOT accept the ephemeral nature of this moment. I’m going to extend it FOREVER! Or at least I’m going to try.

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I always loved watching movies because I loved what certain moments inside of films did to me.

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Once we realize the extraordinary power we have to compose our lives, we’ll move from passive, conditioned thinking to being co-creators of our fate.

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Film is the only technology that allows us to share subjectivity with someone else.

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Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.

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We must not be afraid to push boundaries; instead, we should leverage our science and our technology, together with our creativity and our curiosity, to solve the world’s problems.

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Imagination allows us to conceive of delightful future possibilities, pick the most amazing one, and pull the present forward to meet it.

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There has always been this narrator in me — I loved ideas, and part of the great love affair I would have with ideas consisted of talking about them.

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If the process of life is about moving toward increased complexity and organization, a sort of sublime unfolding of greater and greater self-organizing systems, then we’re actually doing pretty well.

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Everything that we design is designing us back

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I basically look at how exponential emerging technological changes runs counter-intuitive to the way our linear brains make projections about change, and so we don’t realize how fast the future is coming.

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You can’t win the hearts and minds of the masses unless you inspire them — you must lift their spirits and enliven their hearts.

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For me, its always a failure of the imagination. I have that anxiety that time is passing, that everything is ultimately fleeting and impermanent. I better take advantage of every single moment.

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Technology is the means by which we have decommissioned natural selection and are seizing control. We are no longer to be victims of some blind evolutionary process where sentient beings are massacred by entropy.

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As a media artist and filmmaker, I’m constantly considering the role of situational context when creating my work.

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Human beings are attracted to novelty: to probe the adjacent possible. We didnt stay in the caves. We didn’t stay on the planet, and soon we won’t stay within the limitations of our biology. We move forward. We transcend our limits. We go to the moon, and we create the Internet.

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Technology sometimes gets a bad rap because of certain consequences that it’s had on the environment and unforeseen problems, but we shouldn’t use it as an excuse to reject our tools; rather, we should decide that we need to make better tools to solve the problems caused by the initial tools in a progressive wave of innovation.

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My approach to creating content is focused on pulling people out of their intellectual comfort zones. I’m interested in presenting ideas in unique ways that challenge people to question their assumptions.

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As technology continues to increase our possibilities, what we’re seeing is a shrinking of the lag time between what we dream about and what we create.

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We’re the first technology-creating species. We use technology to extend our reach. We didn’t stay in the caves, and we haven’t stayed on the planet. To play jazz with our genomes and the universe might ultimately be what we’re all about.

Jason Silva

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