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October 1, 2012 / compassioninpolitics

To Understand is to Perceive Patterns–Jason Silva Futurist (Video)

TO UNDERSTAND IS TO PERCEIVE PATTERNS from Jason Silva on Vimeo.

Jason Silvas speech at the PSFK conference is here in which he references the Santa Fe Institute which studies such patterns (and emergence) as well as this quote by Tom Robbins:

you can’t manufacture amazement or wonderment – but what you can do is pull people out of context so dramatically that they end up gawking with amazement at the ubiquitous everyday wonders they are culturally conditioned to ignore

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