performance philosopher

“See, what we call God depends upon our tribe, Clark Joe, ‘cause God is tribal; God takes sides! No man in the sky intervened when I was a boy to deliver me from daddy’s fist and abominations. I figured out way back if God is all-powerful, He cannot be all good. And if He is all good, then He cannot be all-powerful. And neither can you be.”

-Lex Luthor, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

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“Jason Silva is an extraordinary new breed of philosopher who meshes philosophical wisdom of the ages with an infectious optimism for the future. Combining intriguing insights and a mastery of digital filmmaking, Jason delivers philosophical shots of espresso, which unravel the incredible possibilities the future has to offer the human race.

Called the "Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” by The Atlantic, and a “Performance Philosopher” by the TED Conference, Jason draws from his experiences as a television personality, a media artist, a filmmaker, and a techno-philosopher to share his inspirational take on scientific and technological advancements, the evolution of intelligence, and the human condition. Using his series of short videos, which The Atlantic described as “movie trailers for ideas,” Jason explores the co-evolution of humans and technology.“