The occasion of a new year or perhaps, say, a birthday, can bring about terror as much as it can bring about optimism for the future. Are we one step closer to death or one step closer to fulfilling our destiny with these occasions?
The answer is all in your mind.
Humanity needs a healthy dose of optimism as we look forward to 2013. And today at Big Think we are happy to feature one of the most optimistic speakers we know of, Jason Silva, who today provides a welcome shot of optimism espresso for the new year.