What vital, enquiring minds are popping up on the planet today. One belongs to Jason Silva, who describes himself as a performance philosopher and epiphany addict. He wows audiences with swift, intense speeches about the world and its future. He comes backdropped by powerful videos packed with a stream of images that fly so swiftly before the eyes they are almost dreamlike. Here's one of his YouTube videos, about the Omega Point, in which he uses an intriguing word to describe great thinkers - psychonauts. Silva goes so fast that he comes at you like a gale-force wind. He can be bewildering, but he sure makes your own brain cells spin. He darts about like a dragonfly into the works of the biggest minds of the last century. His conclusion is that these big-blue thinkers, whom he thinks of as psychonauts, were (or are) all preoccupied by the same thing...
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