Jason Silva highlights the human tendency to keep moving forward, out of the trees, out of the caves, and eventually out of this planet.
Exposing a curious mind to astronomy opens up a world of possibilities that influences progressive thinking. The desire to explore space and the infinite unknown creates a shift in values from self preservation toward universal expansion.
What the space age was seeking all along was not so much an expansion of physical space as an expansion of mind.
When we dream of space, we dream of transcendence, we dream of what we might become.
-Marina Benjamin, Poet