60+ Inspirational Jason Silva Quotes [2021] American Television Host

60+ Inspirational Jason Silva Quotes [2021] American Television Host

Jason Silva is a Venezuelan-American television personality. Not just that he is also a futurist, filmmaker, public speaker, and philosopher.

Silva became famous for hosting National Geographic documentaries: Brain Games and Origins. He has a goal to use technology in a manner that will excite people about science & philosophy.

We've put together an incredible collection of Jason Silva quotes to read.

Here they are:

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List of Inspiring Jason Silva Quotes

Mindgasm (noun) - An exhilarating neuro storms of intense intellectual pleasure. Fully revelatory understanding of a certain topic. Involuntary contractions of brain muscles are usually accompanied by the overwhelming sensation of truth proximity. Visionarism. State of awe. - Jason Silva


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


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


To be inspired is the ultimate antidote to existential despair. - Jason Silva


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


There's always going to be the circumstances you can't plan for. There's always the unexpected relevance and the serendipity. - Jason Silva


Everything that we design is designing us back - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


Human beings are attracted to novelty: to probe the adjacent possible. We didn't 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. - Jason Silva


For me, it's 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. - Jason Silva


I think we defy entropy and impermanence with our films and our poems. We hold onto each other a little harder and say, 'I will not let go. 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.' - Jason Silva


Cinema is a technologically mediated dream space, a way to access, a portal to the numinous that unfolded in the fourth dimension, so cinema became sort of a waking dream where we can travel in space and time, where we can travel in mind. This became more than virtual reality, this became real virtuality. - Jason Silva


Consciousness, when it's unburdened by the body, is something that's ecstatic; we use the mind to watch the mind, and that's the meta-nature of our consciousness; we know that we know that we know, and that's such a delicious feeling, but when it's unburdened by biology and entropy, it becomes more than delicious: it becomes magical. - Jason Silva


Awe is the best drug in the world - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


We didn't stay in the caves. We haven't stayed on the planet. With biotechnology, gene sequencing, we are not going to even stay within the limitations of biology. - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


I think in a way, what it is to be human is to transcend our boundaries. That is the human story. - Jason Silva


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


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


We are the Captains of Spaceship Earth...we have the capacity to overcome our limits. - Jason Silva


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


The camera is my means to internalize those fleeting epiphanies that I was having in my life. - Jason Silva


Post-Scarcity Age, you don't pay for things. Abundance. - Jason Silva


It is innate in our species to be cyborgian in nature. We have been in the self-amplifying feedback loop with our tools since stone tools, and since the written word, and what we are seeing now is just a deepening of that. But it has always been the case. We have always done this. - Jason Silva


We are the naked monkey that went to the moon. People seem to forget that. - Jason Silva


We are using all of our brain, all of the time; all of it is in use. However, you could probably argue that we don't use it effectively. Some of us are not trained to use our brains to their full potential. But definitely, all of it is there. - Jason Silva


I think that human beings have gotten as far as we've gotten because of our adaptability, our ability to adapt, and our ability to dovetail our technologies - our brains to our tools. With the Industrial Revolution, we transcended the limits of our muscles. With the digital revolution, we transcend the limits of our minds. - Jason Silva


I think it would be nice to have a guilt-free possibility to act out all kinds of sexual fantasies... So that I think is appealing. And today the only thing that exists like that is called a whorehouse... Where you still feel like you're exploiting so I don't want to do that. - Jason Silva


I think people who have all kinds of debilitating mobility issues will benefit from robotic augmentation. That is even before we get into organ replacement and organ printing and synthetic biology and so on and so forth. - Jason Silva


The idea that we are the gods now, and we are doing things that our ancestors think are god-like is not a rhetorical question. You know what I mean? We really are as gods. - Jason Silva


I am a child of the digital revolution. So what I love about digital content is the quick turnover rate. - Jason Silva


That's the case with these exponential technologies; our brains, they struggle with it. We live in a world that is global and exponential, and our brains evolved in a world that was linear and local. - Jason Silva


My background is in like short-form digital media, I call myself more of a digital filmmaker than anything else. - Jason Silva


Imagine something a million times more powerful than your smartphone that is the size of a brain cell interfacing with your biological neurons. That will be the complete symbiosis. That will be when we augment our brains at the level of the neuron. - Jason Silva


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


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


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


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. - Jason Silva


I make short films, little documentaries, about the co-evolution of humans and technology. - Jason Silva


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


I think people who have all kinds of debilitating mobility issues will benefit from robotic augmentation. That is, even before we get into organ replacement and organ printing and synthetic biology and so on and so forth. - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


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


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. - Jason Silva


Techno-optimism is a belief in the power of technology to extend our sphere of possibilities and, ultimately, a belief that technology helps us solve and transcend problems, limitations and obstacles. - Jason Silva


We live in a world where, for whatever reason, the conversations that tend to stick are the ones where 'if it bleeds, it leads.' But we've always been afraid of new technologies in spite of the fact that they've helped improve our lives in countless ways. - Jason Silva


Human beings are attracted to novelty: to probe the 'adjacent possible.' We didn't 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. - Jason Silva


If you use it intelligently, Twitter can be a form of engineered serendipity. - Jason Silva


For me, it's 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. - Jason Silva


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. - Jason Silva


Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have a myopic vision about what could be. - Jason Silva


A lot of people go through life thinking that they don't have any control, that life is just happening to them. But that's not true. - Jason Silva


By cultivating rich social networks, by cultivating weak ties, not just close ties but the weak ties, by becoming connectors and by connecting others so that they connect us, we create a world in which these self-amplifying feedback loops feed on top of each other. - Jason Silva


I prefer the word 'journeyman' to 'journalist' because I think that certainly when you hear a story, you want to hear certain facts. But I also think what makes a story interesting is the points of view expressed therein. - Jason Silva


I'm happy to be a content-maker as well as a curator, so I'm happy to also be a presenter for amazing things. - Jason Silva


I've built a network that curates interestingness. In my universe, it encompasses thousands and thousands of filters and people, each person being a filter. So it's kinda cool. Like I've created my own utopia, removing the boring stuff and showing only the amazing stuff. - Jason Silva


I'm not a religious person. But, when I look at a beautiful cathedral, what brings awe, what induces awe is the idea that architecture, you know, a beautiful cathedral, a beautiful building. - Jason Silva


We're the only species that can look into the future and know that we're going to die one day, and it causes all sorts of cognitive stress on your system. - Jason Silva


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


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. - Jason Silva

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