When Time Became History - The Human Era

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For the fifth time, we present to you the Human Era Calendar for the year 12,021 - this time it is all about the journey of humanity, beginning tens of thousands of years ago, leading into the revolution of agriculture, to ancient high civilizations and the beginning of modern times, culminating in a vision for our future. You can get the limited Edition now until we sell out and then never again. As always the calendar features 12 illustrated pages printed on high quality paper in Europe and the US. And this year the cover is especially shiny. The calendar will look great on your wall and let you dream about a glorious future. We truly have come far as a species!
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  • ** UPDATE: Calendars are sold out on the US-Shop but you can still get them from the EU-shop: shop-eu.kurzgesagt.org/ ** For the fifth time, we present to you the Human Era Calendar for the year 12,021 - this time it is all about the journey of humanity, beginning tens of thousands of years ago, leading into the revolution of agriculture, to ancient high civilizations and the beginning of modern times, culminating in a vision for our future. You can get the limited Edition now until we sell out and then never again. As always the calendar features 12 illustrated pages printed on high quality paper in Europe and the US. And this year the cover is especially shiny. The calendar will look great on your wall and let you dream about a glorious future. We truly have come far as a species!

    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a Nutshell15 dögum síðan
    • @Zampoukos ok

      FriedXFriedX2 dögum síðan
    • I was about to place an order but the shipping is more expensive than the calendar, give us more shipping methods

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    • Привет :3

      Максим КиреевМаксим Киреев3 dögum síðan
    • Dear Kurzgesagt- I recently went to look for the video your channel did about conservative and liberal brains (or novelty adverse vs novelty seeking), but cannot find it. was it switched to be a private video?

      TheOrganicartistTheOrganicartist3 dögum síðan
    • @Sharky J. thanks so much! i love ur channel too.

      FriedXFriedX4 dögum síðan
  • Hi sir. You are requested to make a video on this: 1. When does the sun's magnetic polarity get reversed? 2. What impact will it have on the Earth? 3. Recently in 2020, the sun's polarity has been reversed, for the 25th cycle. When was the first cycle occurred? 4. Approximately when will the 48th (final) cycle occur? 5. What will happen, when the final 48th cycke occurs? 6. Whenever the first cycle had occurred, before that had no polarity reversal cycle ever occured on the sun? 7. Will the sun never ever change its polarity, after the 48th (final) cycle? 8. If the answer to question 7 is that the polarity will stilll be changed even after that, then why is the 48th cycle considered as the final cycle? 9. If after the 48th cycle, any new fresh cycle starts, then what will be different in the cycle? Why will be a fresh new cycle and not the 49th cycle?

    Anurag GuptaAnurag Gupta2 klukkustundum síðan
  • I always like a Kurzegsagt video before watching it.

    Dinesh ShekhawatDinesh Shekhawat3 klukkustundum síðan
  • You can always notice an improvement on the animation but the soundtracks... Man they are fantastic! At some point I got distracted by the beuty of music. Congratulations and thanks for all the magnificient work!

    Astergio23Astergio233 klukkustundum síðan
  • 7:14 *They had us in the first half, not gonna lie.*

    Ath108 PlayzAth108 Playz7 klukkustundum síðan
  • OH MY GOD THIS SOUNDTRACK ITS THE REMAKE OF THE SOUNDTRACK USED IN YOUR VIDEO YEARS AGO REGARDING TIME, PAST AND FUTURE OH MY GOD IM SO GLAD I COULD RECOGNIZE THIS, NOSTALGIAAAA

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  • Nice

    Mateusz Szewczyk Österänggymnasiet NA3AMateusz Szewczyk Österänggymnasiet NA3A7 klukkustundum síðan
  • çok güzel video

    BabanimusBabanimus7 klukkustundum síðan
  • I was about to buy the calendar but the shipping price was higher than the calendar itself :/ there should be an option for economy shipping.

    Hestiaseve AilesHestiaseve Ailes8 klukkustundum síðan
  • I don't agree with 10k thousand history of humans. There are strong evidence which suggest the opposite. It's kind of biblical. I got no problem with research done by Kurz team. But I think Kurz should research a bit more by including some latest researches.

    Last Day on EarthLast Day on Earth9 klukkustundum síðan
  • Haven't you guys made like 5 videos explaining how we'll never become a ln interplanetary species?

    Gabriel SatterGabriel Satter10 klukkustundum síðan
  • stop making videos i need to attend my online classes (Its just joke, its supposed to be a compliment)

    Ushangsu PaulUshangsu Paul13 klukkustundum síðan
  • The opening sentence is literally what happened to me a year ago when homeless people who lived in the forest nearby broke into my house

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    • Born too late to spear hunt, born too early to have a robot arm -_-

      hen kohen ko17 klukkustundum síðan
  • What is that music?

    Eryel DUARTE DE FREITASEryel DUARTE DE FREITAS19 klukkustundum síðan
  • Jesus is king

    Jesus GarciaaJesus Garciaa22 klukkustundum síðan
  • Wait where is intro

    Destiny EchoDestiny EchoDegi Síðan síðan
  • You’re forgetting about war. More people means a bigger army to fight other tribes. Those who could not adapt were wiped out.

    Keefe LashwayKeefe LashwayDegi Síðan síðan
  • 02:27 contra vibes

    haris josephharis josephDegi Síðan síðan
  • Wow joreden valley boys 🇵🇸🇵🇸🇵🇸

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  • More videos, pleaseeee!

    Carlos CoimbraCarlos CoimbraDegi Síðan síðan
  • I've been scared of the future a lot recently but what does that accomplish this has inspired me to start trying to think positively about the future again

    niduoe streniduoe streDegi Síðan síðan
  • You need a podcast

    Bo SpoonsonBo SpoonsonDegi Síðan síðan
    • @Bo Spoonson Okay.

      DefeatedMelonDefeatedMelonDegi Síðan síðan
    • @DefeatedMelon I meant the channel, and I’m sure he has a basic understanding of things he says.

      Bo SpoonsonBo SpoonsonDegi Síðan síðan
    • He's not really that smart. He reads the script.

      DefeatedMelonDefeatedMelonDegi Síðan síðan
    • Love these videos. I'm playing with the srs tool app to get answers about the future from our ancestors on the other side👻👻👻🤭

      niduoe streniduoe streDegi Síðan síðan
  • 2:19 evolutionary timeline

    hakuhakuDegi Síðan síðan
  • Getting big ass dr stone vibes tho

    李碧畵李碧畵Degi Síðan síðan
  • Knowing humanity in our days, I really do think hunters and gatherers have been persecuted over time and either became farmers or died of starvation. Just look at how indigenous populations are treated today, their lands being stolen or poisoned, their food source killed, etc.

    SevenCloudsSevenCloudsDegi Síðan síðan
  • You’re talking about this like climate change isn’t happening and like we’re not going extinct way before we will be able to travel far into space

    Quentin TQuentin TDegi Síðan síðan
    • Yes yes we are

      Dangerous NiggaDangerous Nigga12 klukkustundum síðan
    • ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

      Gábor RigóGábor Rigó21 klukkustund síðan
  • I've been so bummed out about somebody but watching this, all my worry feels meaningless (which is good to remember lol) and as though my experiences are most definitely shared through history.

    DXRLNGDXRLNGDegi Síðan síðan
  • i buy the human era calander 20,021!

    Ammar Mufiid JohansyahAmmar Mufiid JohansyahDegi Síðan síðan
  • We are living in a remarkable era of human life "the pollution era"

    Keshav TekkalurKeshav TekkalurDegi Síðan síðan
  • Born too late to spear hunt, born too early to have a robot arm -_-

    DarthLesbian420DarthLesbian420Degi Síðan síðan
  • Hey, this was uploaded on my sisters bday lol

    President Karen • 20 years agoPresident Karen • 20 years agoDegi Síðan síðan
  • This is my second time watching this. It's so good. I liked it. As I was watching again, entranced, I tried to like it again. In other words. I just want to like this video indefinitely or until my thumb falls off. It's so good.

    ScoDalScoDal2 dögum síðan
  • Love all your vids im subscribed

    Joshua PowellJoshua Powell2 dögum síðan
  • I am unsubscribing to this channel because it is scaring me

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  • His voice is so calm it makes me wanna fall asleep

    Zenith PlaysZenith Plays2 dögum síðan
  • The backround music 😵😵😵

    Ximena MaierXimena Maier2 dögum síðan
  • Do a video about string theory and intradimensions

    g jg j2 dögum síðan
  • Love these videos. I'm playing with the srs tool app to get answers about the future from our ancestors on the other side👻👻👻🤭

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  • I hade a history exam after this video was published thank you

    El YayEl Yay2 dögum síðan
  • teehee

    the Noobthe Noob2 dögum síðan
    • What is that for a Melody in the background? It's so nice.

      CassieCassie2 dögum síðan
  • A few thousand years and this video will become "history" .....

    pRASAd mUSIcpRASAd mUSIc2 dögum síðan
  • I love this video! Thx for posting this Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell!

    FNAF ANIMATRONIC WARZFNAF ANIMATRONIC WARZ2 dögum síðan
  • Future archeologist: Ah yes! hmmm I wonder what they used this for... (toilet paper) Me: ....

    Kylie MosleyKylie Mosley2 dögum síðan
  • "Wheat domesticated us." - Yuval Noah Harari

    Zack LivestoneZack Livestone2 dögum síðan
    • @Zack Livestone "Sapiens" change my life forever.

      HeidanHeidanDegi Síðan síðan
    • @Mathew Wang Few books really get you to step outside of a paradigm and question it that you didn't even know you were stuck in. Sapiens and Homo Deus are such books.

      Zack LivestoneZack LivestoneDegi Síðan síðan
    • Ahh yes, that was a good book.

      Mathew WangMathew WangDegi Síðan síðan
  • SPOILER ALERT: In 12000 years, our ancestors (if they exist) will find that in the begenning of the 21 century we stupidly killed ourselves as a civilisation because we were enable to see the limits of our ressources and some people found it funny to add some zeros to their bank account by destroying the whole planet we live in.

    nathandrake26800nathandrake268002 dögum síðan
  • When the concept of God came into humans?

    H IH I2 dögum síðan
    • @Dawidek I will not criticize God. Because I do not believe in God

      H IH IDegi Síðan síðan
    • "HAHA GOD BAD RELIGION STUPID, LOOK AT ME BEING SO SMART JUST BECAUSE I CRITICIZE RELIGION HAHA"

      DawidekDawidek2 dögum síðan
    • When humans started asking questions they had no good answers for.

      Hm GrraarrpffrzzHm Grraarrpffrzz2 dögum síðan
  • This video is completely wrong and unscientific right from the first 35 seconds. 1. The longer humans live, the less children they have. Our population will not grow that much more. 2. On top of this, humans will not become an interplanetary species. We will eventually force evolution on ourselves with things like genetic engineering, biomechatronics, neural networks etc. Creating a new species beyond homosapien that can actually learn more and do more as well as live far longer. Humans will begin to go into decline and we will likely become bear extinct at some point. This new super human will be leaps and bounds ahead of us technologically and we will be left in the wind. Like an animal on the side of the road. We'll see the advanced world around us. But we won't comprehend most of it.

    o oo o2 dögum síðan
  • Why do people exchanged the freedom of living in nature for agriculture? Beer

    drahosekdrahosek2 dögum síðan
  • *As a Harvard Neuroscientist, the wonders and achievements of the human mind are built upon abstractions of the sensory-motor interface, of which language has been the most foundational. I'll elaborate on that later but, first, let's take a trip back in evolutionary history.* Much of the evolutionarily older parts of our brain - aside from dealing with homeostatic control of internal states (e.g. heart rate, respiration, satiety, digestion, wake-sleep, hormonal flux) - are explicitly wired to receive real-time sensory inputs and transform them into adaptive motor outputs. Even invertebrates, such as worms and insects, have nervous systems that exquisitely fulfill these critical tasks. For vertebrates like us, our spinal cord, hindbrain, and midbrain are largely dedicated to these real-time sensorimotor transformations, in addition to autonomically regulating our internal states. This comprises much of the brains and functionalities of simpler vertebrates, such as fish and reptiles. The advent of mammals brought about an expansion of subcortex conferring more complex emotionality in the service of caregiving, and a cerebral cortex for more flexible learning & strategizing for solving problems. Our cats and dogs, of course, are endowed with these capacities. But even they lack the formidable human capacity to abstract and transcend the sensorimotor interface. Language is our most foundational abstraction of the sensorimotor landscape. We look at an object and associate it with an arbitrary label - a word - and construct arbitrary vocalizations and other abstract motor outputs (writing symbols and letters) in relation to the sensory stimulus (the physical object). In so doing, we are able to take these associations - words with objects - and build more and more associations upon them to make sense of the world. We first dichotomize the world of word-objects into big/small, light/dark, fast/slow, and good/bad. From there, we can categorize the constellation of word-objects into convenient bins for comparisons and interactions. Beyond space, we can perform the same abstraction with time by categorizing it, binning it, and even discretizing it into infinitesimal points in the service of calculus and elaborately precise computations. In so doing, we can make accurate predictions of the future for many purposes. Speaking of the future, and also the past, our ability to think outside of our current physical space and time is another key ingredient to our dominance over the rest of the animal kingdom. But all these human-specific wonders of our minds often go awry and undermine our optimal functionality. Yes, our cerebral endowments of hindsight and foresight expand our cognitive landscapes beyond the linear sensory-motor interface known as the present. But this often makes the present elusive, yet all the more vital to embrace. Otherwise, we're just living in the memories of our future selves. Consider getting present to the moment more often, which is still possible even if you need to reflect on the past or plan for the future. Do those activities in the present as well. It's where all your power lies. Vids coming soon.

    Aaron M. Lambert, Ph.D.Aaron M. Lambert, Ph.D.2 dögum síðan
    • @Zachary Brooks I read the whole thing and understood it just fine. Sorry to hear that you were too inept to do so. This is by far the best comment on this video. Also there was no flex. Just cool info and insights. You're simply projecting your insecurity my dude. I sincerely hope you feel better later on my man cause I can sense your deep hurt and sense of inferiority.

      Cloud SephirothCloud Sephiroth22 klukkustundum síðan
    • Typical Harvard guy trying to flex on the general populace. No one read that comment, and those who did were more confused.

      Zachary BrooksZachary BrooksDegi Síðan síðan
    • @DO NOT LAY IN EVENING DO NOT STAY IN MORNING usuehwhaiwvwiw

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    • @Muhammad Rafi Considering that when he posted this same comment when this video first came out and it got like 2,000 likes and was #1 comment out of all comments for several days and the dude has 11,000 subs before he's even posted his first vid, I would say that at least a few thousand people read this comment my guy.

      Stochastic DietyStochastic DietyDegi Síðan síðan
    • @Denny Taylor While I appreciate that you are trying to put the OP's message into simpler terms, your version misses the mark and actually makes things more confusing. It is nowhere near accurate to refer to these "abstractions of the sensory motor interface" as "blurry pictures". I'm a scientist as well, and that is not even close to what the phenomenon represents. The "abstractions" are neural networks forming very clear and explicit (not blurry) associations, there are just abstract because the associations can be completely arbitrary, like saying "garbage can" when you see a garbage can since the sounds that make up "garbage can" are just something that we arbitrarily made up and have nothing to do with the original stimulus. Please consider that you are probably doing more harm than good by distorting the original message into more inaccurate terms.

      savantian eccentriansavantian eccentrianDegi Síðan síðan
  • I’m literally about to start from this playlist and watch all the Vidoes!! This is so fucking dope! The information is amazing whatever the marketing tatic it is great lol! Honestly I’m a guy in the couch and finding my life right now with your channel thank you!! 💙💪🏽

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  • Why am I crying happy tears when they show future generations talking about us as their ancestors

    LemonsLemons3 dögum síðan
  • "We wish you a happy year 12,021 - And let's all hope that it will be less exciting than 12,020!"

    Rafał KołodziejekRafał Kołodziejek3 dögum síðan
  • Thank you ☺️💕💕😍

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  • Bone

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  • I mean wouldn't future generations be living in it unless every single social media platform got completely nuked

    PixelPixel3 dögum síðan
  • I love how the first foods you mentioned were bread and beer. Definitely a German channel.

    Jacob daemonspudguy TiceJacob daemonspudguy Tice3 dögum síðan
    • @bodoti qwiu what?

      Jacob daemonspudguy TiceJacob daemonspudguy Tice3 dögum síðan
    • 7:16 That's a good question, especially when the indigenous peoples of North and South America proved you could use the same knowledge to turn the whole ecosystem int

      bodoti qwiubodoti qwiu3 dögum síðan
  • What is that for a Melody in the background? It's so nice.

    Ivan KrizanIvan Krizan3 dögum síðan
  • Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization

    Michael OdlandMichael Odland3 dögum síðan
  • Can I get the calendar in latín América or only in anglosaxon world?

    Jose AlvaradoJose Alvarado3 dögum síðan
  • Kurzgesagt came from Infographics to 2-3D cinematics.

    Jireh ChooJireh Choo3 dögum síðan
  • I like how you go from saying that we can’t see human history past 250 generations but then you say we’ve been on this earth for 12 million years.

    Kyle RuizKyle Ruiz3 dögum síðan
  • This could be an introduction to yuval noah harrari sapiens!~

    giannis konteasgiannis konteas3 dögum síðan
  • İzledim

    ÖlüyenYürüÖlüyenYürü3 dögum síðan
  • If only authoritarian regimes like turkey, china etc stopped causing so much problem in our world

    GIANT DAD THE LEGENDGIANT DAD THE LEGEND3 dögum síðan
  • They’ll analyse memes and tiktoks like blooming Shakespeare, not realising we only made them for a laugh 😂!

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  • Let’s all just appreciate that Kurzgesagt videos are just getting better and better.

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  • Why no one is talking about how BEAUTIFUL is the soundtrack of this video?

    Enmanuel de los Santos CruzEnmanuel de los Santos Cruz3 dögum síðan
  • I you really are intreasted in pat life you should watch dr stone anime

    KENNY ACKERMANKENNY ACKERMAN3 dögum síðan
  • Привет :3 Я единственный русский который Смотрит это видео

    Максим КиреевМаксим Киреев3 dögum síðan
  • This video makes me feel happy on how we came together and evolved. But then their were the ones who didn’t share their seeds😔

    Hayden FinleyHayden Finley3 dögum síðan
  • g'day my name is Dylan and I am a student at Knox grammar school in Sydney Australia. I am a proud aboriginal man and would really enjoy seeing a video on Australia's past. cheers

    Dylan Luke Geoffrey FARRDylan Luke Geoffrey FARR3 dögum síðan
  • One universe ago, the static on my TV.

    Carl Henry LicoCarl Henry Lico3 dögum síðan
  • There are 10.000 lost cities under the surface. We have had many global civilizations. Mud Flood is just a few hundred years ago.

    Anthony SkidmarkAnthony Skidmark3 dögum síðan
    • @Anthony Skidmark Well, yeah, of course there are some cities under the ocean. Not in the deepest parts, but for example there was Doggerland between the UK and the european mainland. Those were villages though, not vast sprawling high technological cities.

      Hm GrraarrpffrzzHm Grraarrpffrzz16 klukkustundum síðan
    • @Hm Grraarrpffrzz Every continent and the oceans have major ancient cities on them/under them and they are discovering them more and more with satelites. Look it up.

      Anthony SkidmarkAnthony Skidmark23 klukkustundum síðan
    • @Anthony Skidmark That some pyramids exist is without a doubt. That pyramids of tenthousand losts cities exist under the surface is doubtful until you provide evidence.

      Hm GrraarrpffrzzHm Grraarrpffrzz3 dögum síðan
    • @Hm Grraarrpffrzz Yes, my eyes and the web is all you need. If you need a data sheet from me to know if the pyramids exist... that would be silly wouldn't it :)

      Anthony SkidmarkAnthony Skidmark3 dögum síðan
    • Do you have evidence?

      Hm GrraarrpffrzzHm Grraarrpffrzz3 dögum síðan
  • 7:16 That's a good question, especially when the indigenous peoples of North and South America proved you could use the same knowledge to turn the whole ecosystem into a massive garden and thus have both agriculture AND hunting/gathering at the same time, in a system that was far more sustainable, still encouraged population growth, and made everyone happier.

    Fay Anne Aura ArtsFay Anne Aura Arts3 dögum síðan
    • Gábor Rigó lol I’m not gonna argue about the Aztecs anymore but 30 million-50 million Mexicans are pure native Americans that practice their languege and carry the culture they had prior to Columbus. The rest are mestizos with predominant Native American genes. Plus the native Americans weren’t asslimated, the Spanish were. Most Mexican culture and traditions were practiced before the arrival of the Spanish. Even the Mexican Spanish launguage have a lot of it words stemming from the azteca language. Mexicans are native Americans.

      Tecumseh ZacatecoTecumseh Zacateco3 klukkustundum síðan
    • ​@Tecumseh Zacateco One more thing: they incorporated the other tribes mostly by military subjugation, so while they were paying tributes and participating in flower wars, it's hard to say that they were actually happy about it.

      Gábor RigóGábor Rigó16 klukkustundum síðan
    • ​@Tecumseh Zacateco I agree that they had been more developed than Europeans in the fields of astrology and medicine, mostly because the Europeans were horribly backwards in those. However, they did not have domesticated beasts of burden, ergo they did not use the wheel, ergo no developed and efficient land infrastructure. They did conduct most of their trade on small boats, which was certainly impressive, but how was that even comparable to the ship building expertise of the Europeans? It wasn't. Also no advanced metalworking, which means their weapons were literally worse than bronze age weapons from the old world. They basically had what was comparable to the ancient Mezopotamian empires. They did not impact nature greatly simply because they did not have the industrial capacity to do so. As for their social structure, they might had some interesting/efficient systems, but it's not really my cup of tea so I won't go into that.

      Gábor RigóGábor Rigó16 klukkustundum síðan
    • ​@Tecumseh Zacateco They only banded up against the conquistadors when they were specifically targeted by them. However, they were more than happy to aid in the subjugation of rival tribes, and that pattern was pretty much exploited by the europeans ad infinitum.

      Gábor RigóGábor Rigó16 klukkustundum síðan
    • ​@Tecumseh Zacateco Why were they poor if they lived in an awesome utopia?

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  • Don't you think calling the post-agricultural revolution era "the human era" is a bit condescending of you?

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    • @Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Well it is.

      Fay Anne Aura ArtsFay Anne Aura Arts3 dögum síðan
    • No.

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  • I wanna time travel to the future now 😕

    NoobAcademy StarNoobAcademy Star3 dögum síðan
  • Wait humanity is evolving? *Always has been*

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  • i wonder what they'll think about loss

    candiidoggiecandiidoggie3 dögum síðan
  • i want the calendar so bad but my wallet says no

    candiidoggiecandiidoggie3 dögum síðan
  • Future archeologists can have all my stuff. Except my web history

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  • I don't think we give our ancestors enough credit. Like creating Beer? To be creative enough to ferment yeast, ect. Like fuck! Bloody smart.

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  • Nice video.. visit my channel too

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  • What is that dance? 😶6:36

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  • More videos like the egg plzz

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  • No one will read my comment, but still: Why? why do we keep working for the future? why do we do what we do? why do we even work for our survival? WHAT'S THE POINT OF IT ALL? so far nothing, no answer, we're just born into a world with no answers to critical question. People often question religion and get a vague answer, and question the meaning of existence and receive a vague answer. It feels as if humans are living in a petri dish or a terrarium, we are limited by our world perception that we cant perceive anything beyond it. A scary thought comes to mind, if I were a character in an advanced simulation made especially for me, how would I know? and even if I know, what do I do with this information? is there even a point in asking these questions? if there is no point to my curious question, then there is no point in doing anything. I often try and ponder these questions with family and friends, but they either make fun of me or avoid engaging in conversation, I don't think they understand my thought process, and I dont blame them. Loneliness is a harsh mistress, and pain is it's only companion. Thank you for reading, that is if anyone read my comment.

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    • @Run Beach Run well put

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    • @friendly911 No we'll definitely never know the answers. Our ancestors couldn't possibly have understood that cultivating wild wheat would lead to smart phones and youtube. Trying to understand a leap forward of that magnitude is hopeless, but if those ancestors had thought "what's the point, why bother?" then we wouldn't be having this conversation. Just keep bothering, maybe you'll play a part in something just as amazing.

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    • @Run Beach Runvery interesting take, and a part of me hope you're right, but the fact is that we may never know the real answers.

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    • I read it! Here's my take- if you're a character in an advanced simulation, who cares? Someone put you there on purpose which means you have a purpose. But personally I think that's basically impossible, if there was a civilisation advanced enough to keep you in a simulation as believable as what we call reality then I think they'd be advanced enough to make sure you didn't question it somehow. It comes back to the old adage- you know you're not crazy if you think you might be crazy, because crazy people actually have no idea they're crazy. And if you're not in a simulation the answer is even simpler, your purpose (and mine) is most likely to be a part of the human race. I like to think our purpose as a species is so far off into the future we can't possibly grasp it yet, maybe we're the most advanced lifeform in the universe, maybe we're the only life form that will ever travel through space. If that's the case then without us the entirety of space potentially has no purpose. Maybe our role in this is to give the universe meaning. So basically, you're not wasting your life if you don't achieve something memorable (by human standards anyway), as a whole we are slowly but (almost) surely achieving something extraordinary, maybe something that has never been done before and will never be done again. And we need everyone to play their part, even if it's just looking out for the person next door, because you never know who that person is, what they might be able to do or who they're looking out for. I asked myself the same questions you asked, and that's what I came up with.

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  • This was cool and very necessary.

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    • Art of Not Being Governed" as a great book on this from the perspective of South-East Asia.

      fouoii gyhhfouoii gyhh4 dögum síðan
  • The animation in your videos, like us humans, keeps developing and improving at an ever faster rate. Beautiful!

    Luke Van BranderplankLuke Van Branderplank4 dögum síðan
  • You do realize those ancient people were black africans. 4:15 not some racially ambiguous brown skins, right?

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  • If Schools Started Teaching Like This Then There would have been 6 billion Einstein's Today

    Nikhil A TO ZNikhil A TO Z4 dögum síðan
    • Not everything can be oversimplified like this content. Schools need to teach the hard stuff like math and physics. Those who become Ensteins don't want YT video and learn science the hard way.

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  • How come you made me cry? You always make me cry why is it so beautiful!

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  • "I dont need teachers, i need to watch" Me: that's very reasonable

    internet arsyainternet arsya4 dögum síðan
    • @Gábor Rigó yes

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    • The assumption that your deductions are important but the knowledge of others are worthless is not a wise one.

      Gábor RigóGábor Rigó21 klukkustund síðan
  • Bobux

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  • Kurzgesagt is the best channel. They have inspired me to create my own channel, which is out of my comfort zone. Am looking for support for more videos.

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  • this is wholesome

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  • I dont know why. but i cried in the end!!!

    hamdan hashmihamdan hashmi4 dögum síðan
  • a actually dread to think what the history books will say about the last decade

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  • I often say that a journalist's job is to make future historians'/archeologists' job easier. Journalists document and make sense of the present, historians/archeologists document and make sense of the past.

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    • @August You think a typo (that I have since fixed) means I don't understand English? What good does trolling me in English do then if you think I don't understand it? And is that why you're demanding I erase my comment, because you think I'm bragging about my quote (that I never claimed was a quote because it isn't a quote)?

      Elfos64Elfos643 dögum síðan
    • @Elfos64 Seeing as you don't seem to understand English I really don't know why I'm replying to you. Anyways no one cares what you "often say". 1, Because it's a stupid quote. And 2, because no one knows who you are, you could literally say you like pizza and it would have the same effect.

      AugustAugust3 dögum síðan
    • @August Excuse me!? What's wrong with my comment?

      Elfos64Elfos643 dögum síðan
    • Literally no one asked. Please delete your comment.

      AugustAugust4 dögum síðan
  • Humanity needs to figure out a way to preserve our history in a way that future generations can just look at and know exactly what was going on, and i needs to be able to last literally thousands of years in storage

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  • We need to save this video so anyone in the future can see how far are we from the begining.

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  • Fodasse o algoritimo

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