Jason Silva is the Emmy-nominated host of National Geographic Channel’s #1 rated and Emmy-nominated series, Brain Games, seen in over 100 countries. “A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” was how The Atlantic described television personality, filmmaker and philosopher Silva, who has also been described as “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’”
A self-professed wonderjunkie, Silva is the creator of the web series SHOTS OF AWE, micro-documentaries exploring creativity, innovation, the co-evolution of human and technology, futurism, metaphysics, existentialism and the human condition.
Silva’s work has been featured in The Economist, Vanity Fair, Forbes and Wired, among many others.
Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s "Brain Games," calls marijuana legalization a huge win for civilization.
Whether we're conscious of it or not, the things we design can design us as well. "We become what we behold," as the old proverb goes. Such is the power, explains Jason Silva, of ontological design.
Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel's "Brain Games," speaks to the power of suggestibility with regard to psychedelic experiences.
As Terence McKenna tells us, we are already magical creatures.
The iPhone is essentially an extension of the human mind, and that's totally natural.
We really can make a masterpiece out of our own lives if we so choose.
The marriage of art and science is so crucially important because it extends who and what we are.
By creating ideas, humans achieve immortality.
We do have the capacity to turn our lives into a work of art. And why shouldn't we?
Technology extends our thought, our reach, our vision, helps us transcend our boundaries. I think that's a message everybody can get behind.