4. He presented his own Ted Talk
As an active public speaker, it's no doubt Silva would be in the TedTalk archives. Silva spoke at the TEDGlobal event in June 2012, explaining how "Radical Openness" can be an "antidote to existential despair". Silva thinks of himself as a "performance philosopher", using his background of film and philosophy to create movie trailers for ideas.
If you have time, watch the awe-inspiring short video below!