The guys who turned minimalism into a religion

24 jan 2021
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  • I accidentally ate my cat

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    • Hee

      Artistically AnneliseArtistically Annelise9 dögum síðan
    • same

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    • 500th reply

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    • Oh no

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    • woweee

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  • Hm well i became interested in minimalism 6 years ago, i have downsized a lot and it trully gives me joy. But even i stopped listening to their podcast three years ago because they are not developing as personalities. And that first documentary really impressed me and shaped me like a human being i am today but thats it. They are good guys with good intentions but i do think that fame got into the way with their purity towards their dream. And im glad to hear that im not the only one who thought that second movie suced.

    Anna KamaAnna Kama2 klukkustundum síðan
  • Drew saved me from listening to hours of podcast which would clutter my storage space. Buying four books that would sit on my shelf. And saving my money from a patreon subscription which won’t make me happy. Drew are you sure you didn’t join the cult???

    breed187breed18714 klukkustundum síðan
  • Is it just me who thought minimalism was just a house style and not an actual mindset and religion-

    AqualiiAqualii19 klukkustundum síðan
  • I haven't heard you in a long time... and, like fine *whine* YOU have aged *charmingly* ! THX, you made my day! Remember Mr. Gooden, Sir, this educational information -- which I read about eight years ago -- accommodates my severe carelessness for NOT properly saving for a *non-minimalist retirement* living! Keep up the good work and save up those bitcoins so *you can be a livable-ist* in the next 20yrs! 74yrOLD ArmyMedicVet (1966-68)

    George BrightGeorge Bright21 klukkustund síðan
  • so minimalistic that thay only have only one script

    Antonin MeissnerAntonin MeissnerDegi Síðan síðan
  • Is not that we value clothes more than education, is that education is not freaking cheap!!!

    Pamela UrenaPamela UrenaDegi Síðan síðan
  • I walked in on my mom watching this today

    James McManusJames McManusDegi Síðan síðan
  • Exactly like scientology. No, you DO have a problem you never knew you had, and YES, we DO have the solution. JOIN US.

    SoenSoenDegi Síðan síðan
  • 2:30

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  • that one guy looks like the protagonist from the movie Antz,,,,,

    Rory MayhewRory MayhewDegi Síðan síðan
  • That one reviewer brings up a good point--why was Dave Ramsey there??

    ladiebug395ladiebug395Degi Síðan síðan
  • FILLING THE VOID INSIDE YOU WITH MINIMALISM fill that nothing with nothing BOYS

    TCGdotaTCGdotaDegi Síðan síðan
  • Haven’t watched it yet but title made me think, “Isn’t that asceticism”

    Esayas AsefaEsayas Asefa2 dögum síðan
  • how does anyone fall for this kony 2012 shit

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  • .

    Alphonsus RouisAlphonsus Rouis2 dögum síðan
    • I practice minimalism intensively that my primary comment to this video is a period.

      Alphonsus RouisAlphonsus Rouis2 dögum síðan
  • 12:07 is no one gonna talk about that email?

    I'm InspiredI'm Inspired2 dögum síðan
  • I'm broke no no no I'm a MINIMALIST.

    I'm InspiredI'm Inspired2 dögum síðan
  • The best part of the documentary is the family drama.... hahahahahah Felt like I was watching American Idol. But without the talented singers...

    GR GRGR GR2 dögum síðan
  • Just be glad that 52 blog visitors in the first month didn't turn into Y2K part 2

    Stoner ShortsStoner Shorts2 dögum síðan
  • the mom thing is definitely a southern thing; most people i know do this

    Cydney MeadowsCydney Meadows2 dögum síðan
  • i don’t know what these guys are talking about, my two baggies of cat hair and singular bags of my own hair and feathers i’ve found on the ground and my 3 plastic rat skeletons and my 6 empty pringles cans and my 8 blankets and my 15 half-full water bottles and my hoard of large sticks i’ve picked up off the ground and my rock collection and my singular baby shoe and my plastic eastern chipmunk from hobby lobby and my discontinued plastic my little pony and my lala-loopsy figurine and my OTHER collection of rocks and my 8 candles make me SO happy every day.

    carly barkercarly barker2 dögum síðan
  • They're just adjusting to The Great Reset, where you'll own nothing and be happy. Or some shit, I'm not making this up, by the way.

    Emppu T.Emppu T.2 dögum síðan
  • Blonde dude is so minimalist he doesn't even have collegen.

    Simon SmithSimon Smith2 dögum síðan
  • Me writing an essay 1:24

    Annie CahillAnnie Cahill2 dögum síðan
  • this some cult crap

    Lauren SimonLauren Simon2 dögum síðan
  • 6:08 why is this scary

    LemonLordLemonLord2 dögum síðan
  • it's funny because most sermons in my country are EXACTLY like that one

    Weeb ShrimpWeeb Shrimp2 dögum síðan
  • 3:33 Maybe that’s why I can’t seem to get a boyfriend. I just gotta find the right toothpaste.

    Jamie DJamie D3 dögum síðan
  • Took 20 Minutes to explain minimalism? Thats not very minimalist of him.

    BrianNicholBrianNichol3 dögum síðan
  • as a person from Nebraska, I can confirm minimalism does indeed fix that. thank you for bringing awareness to this, drew

    EvilgnomekittyEvilgnomekitty3 dögum síðan
  • so minimalist they didn't even bother to learn minimalism

    FlippityFlopFlippityFlop3 dögum síðan
  • i do not know how to feel knowing they are located in my city.

    iguwugyiguwugy3 dögum síðan
  • that guy is just middle aged jacob sartorious

    Sophia GarthoffSophia Garthoff3 dögum síðan
  • Minimalism to me is just another way of pushing The Great Reset nonsense. Own nothing and be happy about it.

    JantanBetinaJantanBetina3 dögum síðan
  • *"There was this gaping void in my life so I tried to fill that void the same way many people do, with.. stuff."* Oh lord forgive me,,,, this does not sound the way it's supposed to be.

    kkkyun4kkkyun43 dögum síðan
  • We really do live in a society

    Connor EvansConnor Evans3 dögum síðan

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  • Listening to people who 'got everything they dreamed about' telling their lessers to stop reaching for their shelf gives off clear noughties sustainability theory vibes.

    MonkeyShamanMonkeyShaman4 dögum síðan
  • This is a great video! I really appreciated the minimalists like 7 years ago and listened to them a lot (they only had a blog and podcast back then), but then the Ted talks, documentaries and I also read their books are all EXACTLY THE SAME. They work with Matt davella (or whatever it’s spelled like) and his content is also the same so makes sense he films their crap too 😅

    SherrythefruitypenguinSherrythefruitypenguin4 dögum síðan
    • Whoops just got to the part where you give Matt a shoutout. I think he’s brutally milking the algorithm , but at least the quality is well made 😅

      SherrythefruitypenguinSherrythefruitypenguin4 dögum síðan
  • This mentality of things don’t make you happy is so bs to me it always comes from people that can have it all. Yes my vase serves no purpose other than looking cute on my table but I love the atmosphere it creates I love walking into my living room and seeing all the little things I curated over the years they remind me of moments and make me happy. I would feel sad in an empty ass room I would feel annoyed constantly when I would live in a tiny house and basically have zero space it would be lame for me to always wear the same things over and over. When I‘m old I want to have that book that I bought in my 20‘s and the things that made my life great.

    Alice MisfitAlice Misfit4 dögum síðan
  • Imagine getting bullied as a kid being like “I heard your mom doesn’t even use dawn dish soap you fucking peasant!”

    Charles VerderameCharles Verderame4 dögum síðan
  • just feels like postmodernism to me...

    MediumCrayon GamingMediumCrayon Gaming4 dögum síðan
  • But I like stuff lmao. I don’t want my house looking bare. I like my copious amounts of pop vinyls and sweaters

    Mckenzie MyattMckenzie Myatt4 dögum síðan
  • 3:22 legitimately thought a commercial started and I tried to skip it then you popped up and it scarred me

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  • Fun fact! Matt D'Avella, who has the great minimalism youtube videos, directed and edited the 'Less is Now' documentary and the original Minimalism documentary

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  • I used to go to church with my grandpa and then the pastor would actual talk about his life on how he is so blessed to find god 💀

    Lilah WhiteLilah White4 dögum síðan
  • "Don't even get me STARTED on Mom's bedroom..."

    Sierra KayeSierra Kaye4 dögum síðan
  • if anyone wants to watch a really thrilling doc about minimalism watch 'the church of stop shopping' it is an absolutely wild time

    Lor27LorLor27Lor4 dögum síðan
  • The pinnacle of good parenting is to buy that dish soap your kids demand.

    B HB H5 dögum síðan
  • "I will not be loved if I don't have this toothpaste." You will not be loved if your breath smells like shit.

    Naud van DalenNaud van Dalen5 dögum síðan
  • Very well said! I was wondering why it felt off, and its because I've seen it all before! Even there podcasts are half just input by the audience! Thank you for this video!

    Esdiamonde NiamhEsdiamonde Niamh5 dögum síðan
  • 2:42 if Drew had a meth addiction.

    Nomore MrnicegoyNomore Mrnicegoy5 dögum síðan
  • I wish the documentary was called "Broke: An Aesthetic"

    Sage JenningsSage Jennings5 dögum síðan
  • The grateful gratis september universally flash because pancake uncommonly scrape astride a picayune steel. imported, ajar cave

    BRIAN KimBRIAN Kim5 dögum síðan
  • Oh my god it's Matt and Ryan from SuperMega!

    AleckazamAleckazam5 dögum síðan
  • Moral of the story: I still want my Chanel bag 🥴

    Queen NaiyaQueen Naiya5 dögum síðan
  • "WE HAVE TOO MUCH STUFF!" That's the definition of a first world problem

    WhiteManCan'tJumpCancel 95WhiteManCan'tJumpCancel 955 dögum síðan
  • I used to be a really big fan of them and I do still agree with the philosophy in general... however, it really twisted my mind into thinking, as someone who is essentially unemployed and is on benefits, all I need to be happy and save money is just to not consume and have stuff. Because even though I essentially have no money, I'm living this etheral life. Which is kind of dangerous? I just threw out heaps of shit that materially brought me no happiness sure, but when you live close to the poverty line and your possessions (especially clothes which other people see) are the only semblance of a secure and "normal" life, it makes me so mad that they, who were on six-figure incomes before they dived into this, are profiting off my adoption of this philosophy. It just REEKS of (very white) privilege.

    Hannah VanderzeeHannah Vanderzee5 dögum síðan
  • Thank you for articulating the issue I've had with these 2 guys since day 1

    SauceBox PodcastSauceBox Podcast5 dögum síðan
  • i hate the documentary so much its funny

    candiidoggiecandiidoggie5 dögum síðan
  • They made us watch this in school

    John Hunter SandersJohn Hunter Sanders5 dögum síðan
  • It was so scripted. And yes the way it was shot with them speaking with the dim lights was like all these Pinterest churches. This documentary wasn’t needed. The principle is sound but ugh they let me down.

    Joshua SnowJoshua Snow5 dögum síðan
  • the whole time watching i was thinking damn this is just marie kondo but worse 😭

    GrumpyBunGrumpyBun5 dögum síðan
  • For me minimalism was about what I could learn to do myself rather than buy. I learned a LOT about stuff I never thought I could do! And I can say to this day, they never found the bodies.

    Frequent VideogamerFrequent Videogamer5 dögum síðan
  • 10;04 34?! I'm sorry ma'am you look 50 :/

    Rainey ReidRainey Reid6 dögum síðan
  • I used to listen to their podcast when they were starting getting recognition and enjoyed it but then I was put off by things such as: 1. podcast contained Q&A from their tour which was same stuff every episode 😩 2. They talked a lot about not wanting to interview anyone then all of a sudden they move to LA to interview other podcasters duplicating what has already been said 😑 3. Their fascination with LA went bizarre given how much they claimed to love Montana 🙄

    Monika CiapalaMonika Ciapala6 dögum síðan
  • Him being a preacher was awesome, great laugh

    Logan KLogan K6 dögum síðan
  • They are vague because they don't actually live a minimalist lifestyle. That's why they are squeezing out as much money as they can.

    Sahil AroraSahil Arora6 dögum síðan
  • Even minimalism is capatalistic... the irony

    Annie RoarAnnie Roar7 dögum síðan
  • “I want it and i want it nOw” Sounds like a spoiled kid at a toy store 😃👍

    CatsAreAwesomeCatsAreAwesome7 dögum síðan
  • First time noticing the Circa Survive album in the background. I knew I liked you for a reason.

    Emanuel BurkeEmanuel Burke7 dögum síðan
  • ik thats how it works google listened to my best friend talking about you every single day so it recommended your channel

    Lord of the JamsLord of the Jams7 dögum síðan
  • Thumbs up for the one second of Defying Gravity!

    Vitória AlencarVitória Alencar7 dögum síðan
  • He looks like JennxPenn

    Queen101 JQueen101 J7 dögum síðan
  • I went into their documentary excited, hoping it would be like Marie Kondo. It made me so minimalist, I gave little to no fuck about the empty documentary. Like, sure, I liked them during their tedtalk days but they really need some substance and fresh new specific idea to approach minimalism already if they want to make a new documentary, if not, then just why bother.

    Crewmate CantSleepCrewmate CantSleep7 dögum síðan
  • yeah, that was one weird documentary, with the echo and spiritual music

    Judge von GrudgensteinJudge von Grudgenstein8 dögum síðan
  • I actually liked their first Ted Talk but they got weirder and weirder over time until their message became a complete turnoff.

    Alex K.Alex K.8 dögum síðan
  • Mabye if I stop breathing then the little time I have left will be the happiest moments in the universe :D

    TheOneWithoutALifeTheOneWithoutALife8 dögum síðan
  • my best friend and I watched their original documentary in high school and it made our brains so wormy like we continue to feel bad everytime we buy anything

    ava dardenava darden8 dögum síðan
  • I think they should stop producing documentaries, and writing books. Their message is very repetitive.

    Baatile KagosiemangBaatile Kagosiemang8 dögum síðan
  • i had to write a paper in English about these peoples ted talk

    Before anything I just want to say that I am wrongBefore anything I just want to say that I am wrong8 dögum síðan
  • It's Buddhism taught by Beavis n Butthead.

    LeofanGDLeofanGD8 dögum síðan
  • I live in a 3rd world country. I am not poor, and yet, I'm much more "minimalist" that those two jackasses.

    Felipe UsecheFelipe Useche8 dögum síðan
  • So Netflix will spend cash on this crap & not give us a 2nd season of Bodyguard!?

    Bigapp99Bigapp998 dögum síðan
  • Partake in minimalism... by buying all our identical books and documentaries to clutter your home with.

    Danni JensenDanni Jensen9 dögum síðan
  • Marie Kondo's take on decluttering (which is a subsection of minimalism) is milder and more of a "breath of fresh air." this documentary however feels so intense, forced and culty lmao

    Brie EspantoBrie Espanto9 dögum síðan
  • Instructions unclear, mistakenly sold my mom

    herdiexherdiex9 dögum síðan
  • I read the Minimalism book and it was my only 1 star of last year. Truly awful and exactly the same as these documentaries sound 😂

    Amelia IsobelAmelia Isobel9 dögum síðan
  • Next goes the clothes...

    Morgan HarperMorgan Harper9 dögum síðan
  • I’m so glad you made this video. I fucking saw this one awhile but couldn’t finish it because it sucked ass

    Catnip HunterCatnip Hunter9 dögum síðan
  • Did anyone else had the impulse to buy something from amazon after this documentary? I swear that it looks like they were sponsores by Amazon.

    N MaruriN Maruri9 dögum síðan
  • This minimalist trend is one of biggest BS I've ever seen in recent years. ISpastrs go: "Look at my minimalist closet", and the guys shows like 50 shirts, 30 pairs of shoes, 25 pairs of pants... Dude, if you're a minimalist, you would 7 shirts, two pairs of shoes and two pairs of shoes. dögum síðan
    • I think you forgot to mention the shoes

      DoubleDenialDoubleDenial5 dögum síðan
  • I swear this guy is adam sandlers friend!

    Jenny BruneJenny Brune9 dögum síðan
  • The leader of hippi movement or anything like that, earned tons of money from the ridiculous cult movement, the same can be said to these Hypocrite

    Luna AmarillaLuna Amarilla9 dögum síðan
  • Phonies. It was evident they are full of crap.

    oritselaoritsela10 dögum síðan
  • Almost all the faux minimalist I encountered look down on people who buy stuff even if it’s a need. They just like shoving their minimalism down our throats.

    Danice LobrinDanice Lobrin10 dögum síðan
  • Not gonna lie I thought it was goodmen for a year

    Cynic StudiosCynic Studios10 dögum síðan
  • You did NOT just cut that wack-ass monologue into the climactic final chorus of Defying Gravity

    Bronwen YoncakBronwen Yoncak10 dögum síðan