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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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell15 dögum síðan

    ** 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!

  • FriedX

    FriedX

    Degi Síðan síðan

    @Zampoukos ok

  • Zampoukos

    Zampoukos

    Degi Síðan síðan

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

  • Максим Киреев

    Максим Киреев

    2 dögum síðan

    Привет :3

  • TheOrganicartist

    TheOrganicartist

    3 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?

  • FriedX

    FriedX

    4 dögum síðan

    @Sharky J. thanks so much! i love ur channel too.

  • hen ko
    hen ko3 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

  • hen ko

    hen ko

    3 klukkustundum síðan

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

  • Eryel DUARTE DE FREITAS
    Eryel DUARTE DE FREITAS5 klukkustundum síðan

    What is that music?

  • Jesus Garciaa
    Jesus Garciaa8 klukkustundum síðan

    Jesus is king

  • Destiny Echo
    Destiny Echo11 klukkustundum síðan

    Wait where is intro

  • Keefe Lashway
    Keefe Lashway12 klukkustundum síðan

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

  • haris joseph
    haris joseph12 klukkustundum síðan

    02:27 contra vibes

  • Jack Hewitt
    Jack Hewitt14 klukkustundum síðan

    Wow joreden valley boys 🇵🇸🇵🇸🇵🇸

  • Carlos Coimbra
    Carlos Coimbra14 klukkustundum síðan

    More videos, pleaseeee!

  • niduoe stre
    niduoe stre19 klukkustundum 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

  • Bo Spoonson
    Bo Spoonson19 klukkustundum síðan

    You need a podcast

  • DefeatedMelon

    DefeatedMelon

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    @Bo Spoonson Okay.

  • Bo Spoonson

    Bo Spoonson

    11 klukkustundum síðan

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

  • DefeatedMelon

    DefeatedMelon

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    He's not really that smart. He reads the script.

  • niduoe stre

    niduoe stre

    19 klukkustundum 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👻👻👻🤭

  • haku
    haku21 klukkustund síðan

    2:19 evolutionary timeline

  • 李碧畵
    李碧畵22 klukkustundum síðan

    Getting big ass dr stone vibes tho

  • SevenClouds
    SevenClouds22 klukkustundum 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.

  • Quentin T
    Quentin T23 klukkustundum 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

  • Gábor Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • DXRLNG
    DXRLNGDegi Síðan 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.

  • Ammar Mufiid Johansyah
    Ammar Mufiid JohansyahDegi Síðan síðan

    i buy the human era calander 20,021!

  • Keshav Tekkalur
    Keshav TekkalurDegi Síðan síðan

    We are living in a remarkable era of human life "the pollution era"

  • DarthLesbian420
    DarthLesbian420Degi Síðan síðan

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

  • President Karen • 20 years ago
    President Karen • 20 years agoDegi Síðan síðan

    Hey, this was uploaded on my sisters bday lol

  • ScoDal
    ScoDalDegi 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.

  • Joshua Powell
    Joshua PowellDegi Síðan síðan

    Love all your vids im subscribed

  • Dawidek
    DawidekDegi Síðan síðan

    I am unsubscribing to this channel because it is scaring me

  • Zenith Plays
    Zenith PlaysDegi Síðan síðan

    His voice is so calm it makes me wanna fall asleep

  • Ximena Maier
    Ximena MaierDegi Síðan síðan

    The backround music 😵😵😵

  • g j
    g jDegi Síðan síðan

    Do a video about string theory and intradimensions

  • g j
    g jDegi 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👻👻👻🤭

  • El Yay
    El YayDegi Síðan síðan

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

  • the Noob
    the NoobDegi Síðan síðan

    teehee

  • Cassie

    Cassie

    Degi Síðan síðan

    What is that for a Melody in the background? It's so nice.

  • pRASAd mUSIc
    pRASAd mUSIcDegi Síðan síðan

    A few thousand years and this video will become "history" .....

  • FNAF ANIMATRONIC WARZ
    FNAF ANIMATRONIC WARZDegi Síðan síðan

    I love this video! Thx for posting this Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell!

  • Kylie Mosley
    Kylie MosleyDegi Síðan síðan

    Future archeologist: Ah yes! hmmm I wonder what they used this for... (toilet paper) Me: ....

  • Zack Livestone
    Zack LivestoneDegi Síðan síðan

    "Wheat domesticated us." - Yuval Noah Harari

  • Heidan

    Heidan

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    @Zack Livestone "Sapiens" change my life forever.

  • Zack Livestone

    Zack Livestone

    17 klukkustundum 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.

  • Mathew Wang

    Mathew Wang

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Ahh yes, that was a good book.

  • nathandrake26800
    nathandrake26800Degi 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.

  • H I
    H IDegi Síðan síðan

    When the concept of God came into humans?

  • H I

    H I

    Degi Síðan síðan

    @Dawidek I will not criticize God. Because I do not believe in God

  • Dawidek

    Dawidek

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "HAHA GOD BAD RELIGION STUPID, LOOK AT ME BEING SO SMART JUST BECAUSE I CRITICIZE RELIGION HAHA"

  • Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    Degi Síðan síðan

    When humans started asking questions they had no good answers for.

  • o o
    o o2 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.

  • drahosek
    drahosek2 dögum síðan

    Why do people exchanged the freedom of living in nature for agriculture? Beer

  • Aaron M. Lambert, Ph.D.
    Aaron M. Lambert, Ph.D.2 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.

  • Cloud Sephiroth

    Cloud Sephiroth

    8 klukkustundum 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.

  • Zachary Brooks

    Zachary Brooks

    17 klukkustundum síðan

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

  • Çınar ÖZPINAR

    Çınar ÖZPINAR

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    @DO NOT LAY IN EVENING DO NOT STAY IN MORNING usuehwhaiwvwiw

  • Stochastic Diety

    Stochastic Diety

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    @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.

  • savantian eccentrian

    savantian eccentrian

    21 klukkustund 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.

  • ProjectNovaBrand
    ProjectNovaBrand2 dögum 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!! 💙💪🏽

  • Lemons
    Lemons2 dögum síðan

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

  • Rafał Kołodziejek
    Rafał Kołodziejek2 dögum síðan

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

  • عبود جيمز aboodgames I
    عبود جيمز aboodgames I2 dögum síðan

    Thank you ☺️💕💕😍

  • Goodnight Good
    Goodnight Good2 dögum síðan

    Bone

  • Pixel
    Pixel2 dögum síðan

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

  • Jacob daemonspudguy Tice
    Jacob daemonspudguy Tice2 dögum síðan

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

  • Jacob daemonspudguy Tice

    Jacob daemonspudguy Tice

    2 dögum síðan

    @bodoti qwiu what?

  • bodoti qwiu

    bodoti qwiu

    2 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

  • Ivan Krizan
    Ivan Krizan2 dögum síðan

    What is that for a Melody in the background? It's so nice.

  • Michael Odland
    Michael Odland2 dögum síðan

    Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization

  • Jose Alvarado
    Jose Alvarado2 dögum síðan

    Can I get the calendar in latín América or only in anglosaxon world?

  • Jireh Choo
    Jireh Choo2 dögum síðan

    Kurzgesagt came from Infographics to 2-3D cinematics.

  • Kyle Ruiz
    Kyle Ruiz2 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.

  • giannis konteas
    giannis konteas2 dögum síðan

    This could be an introduction to yuval noah harrari sapiens!~

  • ÖlüyenYürü
    ÖlüyenYürü2 dögum síðan

    İzledim

  • GIANT DAD THE LEGEND
    GIANT DAD THE LEGEND2 dögum síðan

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

  • Faran Ahmad
    Faran Ahmad2 dögum síðan

    They’ll analyse memes and tiktoks like blooming Shakespeare, not realising we only made them for a laugh 😂!

  • Pixta
    Pixta2 dögum síðan

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

  • Enmanuel de los Santos Cruz
    Enmanuel de los Santos Cruz2 dögum síðan

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

  • KENNY ACKERMAN
    KENNY ACKERMAN2 dögum síðan

    I you really are intreasted in pat life you should watch dr stone anime

  • Максим Киреев
    Максим Киреев2 dögum síðan

    Привет :3 Я единственный русский который Смотрит это видео

  • Hayden Finley
    Hayden Finley2 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😔

  • Dylan Luke Geoffrey FARR
    Dylan Luke Geoffrey FARR3 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

  • Carl Henry Lico
    Carl Henry Lico3 dögum síðan

    One universe ago, the static on my TV.

  • Anthony Skidmark
    Anthony Skidmark3 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.

  • Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    3 klukkustundum 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.

  • Anthony Skidmark

    Anthony Skidmark

    9 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.

  • Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    2 dögum 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.

  • Anthony Skidmark

    Anthony Skidmark

    2 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 :)

  • Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    Hm Grraarrpffrzz

    2 dögum síðan

    Do you have evidence?

  • Fay Anne Aura Arts
    Fay Anne Aura Arts3 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.

  • Gábor Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    2 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 Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    3 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 Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    3 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 Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    ​@Tecumseh Zacateco Why were they poor if they lived in an awesome utopia?

  • Gábor Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    ​@Tecumseh Zacateco Comon, the reason Mexico is independent is not the Chichimecas. They did win the war but then converted to catholicism and were assimilated culturally, so who won in the end? Besides, you can't just put Mexico down as a native american state, as there was a 300 year period of spanish colonial rule, european migration, black slaves being brought in, cultural/religious assimilation... in the end, most people who fought and won against Spanish rule were spanish speaking catholics.

  • Fay Anne Aura Arts
    Fay Anne Aura Arts3 dögum síðan

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

  • Fay Anne Aura Arts

    Fay Anne Aura Arts

    3 dögum síðan

    @Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Well it is.

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    3 dögum síðan

    No.

  • NoobAcademy Star
    NoobAcademy Star3 dögum síðan

    I wanna time travel to the future now 😕

  • Nutdealer
    Nutdealer3 dögum síðan

    Wait humanity is evolving? *Always has been*

  • candiidoggie
    candiidoggie3 dögum síðan

    i wonder what they'll think about loss

  • candiidoggie
    candiidoggie3 dögum síðan

    i want the calendar so bad but my wallet says no

  • o k
    o k3 dögum síðan

    Future archeologists can have all my stuff. Except my web history

  • Ryan
    Ryan3 dögum síðan

    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.

  • My Health News
    My Health News3 dögum síðan

    Nice video.. visit my channel too

  • Agent Dark
    Agent Dark3 dögum síðan

    What is that dance? 😶6:36

  • X-Aura
    X-Aura3 dögum síðan

    More videos like the egg plzz

  • friendly911
    friendly9113 dögum síðan

    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.

  • friendly911

    friendly911

    3 dögum síðan

    @Run Beach Run well put

  • Run Beach Run

    Run Beach Run

    3 dögum síðan

    @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.

  • friendly911

    friendly911

    3 dögum síðan

    @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.

  • Run Beach Run

    Run Beach Run

    3 dögum síðan

    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.

  • Steven Harkness
    Steven Harkness3 dögum síðan

    This was cool and very necessary.

  • fouoii gyhh

    fouoii gyhh

    3 dögum síðan

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

  • Luke Van Branderplank
    Luke Van Branderplank3 dögum síðan

    The animation in your videos, like us humans, keeps developing and improving at an ever faster rate. Beautiful!

  • SNAComics
    SNAComics3 dögum síðan

    You do realize those ancient people were black africans. 4:15 not some racially ambiguous brown skins, right?

  • Nikhil A TO Z
    Nikhil A TO Z3 dögum síðan

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

  • Persiathiest

    Persiathiest

    2 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.

  • FRANK Ich
    FRANK Ich3 dögum síðan

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

  • internet arsya
    internet arsya3 dögum síðan

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

  • internet arsya

    internet arsya

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    @Gábor Rigó yes

  • Gábor Rigó

    Gábor Rigó

    8 klukkustundum síðan

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

  • Proxy Emilo
    Proxy Emilo3 dögum síðan

    Bobux

  • Learn With Manik
    Learn With Manik3 dögum síðan

    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.

  • Rizky Hadi Felani
    Rizky Hadi Felani4 dögum síðan

    this is wholesome

  • hamdan hashmi
    hamdan hashmi4 dögum síðan

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

  • andrewcul
    andrewcul4 dögum síðan

    a actually dread to think what the history books will say about the last decade

  • Elfos64
    Elfos644 dögum síðan

    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.

  • Elfos64

    Elfos64

    3 dögum síðan

    @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)?

  • August

    August

    3 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.

  • Elfos64

    Elfos64

    3 dögum síðan

    @August Excuse me!? What's wrong with my comment?

  • August

    August

    3 dögum síðan

    Literally no one asked. Please delete your comment.

  • Zack Stephens
    Zack Stephens4 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

  • 13 Film
    13 Film4 dögum síðan

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

  • Erick Nunes
    Erick Nunes4 dögum síðan

    Fodasse o algoritimo

  • MlleOsmonde
    MlleOsmonde4 dögum síðan

    Hmmm, this is a nice story, but it is also one of domination and violence. Agriculture as a choice involved making oneself vulnerable to predation, as you were storing large amounts of food, maturing at the same time, in the same place all year round and had to stay there. This led to the apparition of the first states - extorsion rackets led by a well-armed gang, which expanded by wars and slave expeditions, and legitimized themselves through these few texts we have remaining. I highly recommend James C. Scott's "The Art of Not Being Governed" as a great book on this from the perspective of South-East Asia.

  • Ghuirm
    Ghuirm4 dögum síðan

    should cover warp speed (compression of space to reduce distance travelled) and other hypothetical modes of traveling between stars

  • Ask to seduce Miss

    Ask to seduce Miss

    4 dögum síðan

    0:15 reference to Atari burying their unsold games into the ground (ex: E.T)

  • Fux Premier
    Fux Premier4 dögum síðan

    Hmm, our ancestors most likely needed to grow barley to get their alcohol fix! Oldest tracks of cereals are barley and that makes much more sense to imagine they could have settle for that rather than harvesting food they could find more easily in their environment. Basically, beer is the beginning of civilization.

  • Ask to seduce Miss

    Ask to seduce Miss

    4 dögum síðan

    Yo!!!!! Your videos are dope dawg!!

  • Karen and Jeffrey Pearl
    Karen and Jeffrey Pearl4 dögum síðan

    if you believe we all have many lives than it is US who remain from the past...in a different body, but the same soul

  • Islam Motivates you
    Islam Motivates you4 dögum síðan

    It's all good but what is after death?

  • Jeds Dead

    Jeds Dead

    4 dögum síðan

    Idk, best ask through a ISsofts comment to get your answer..

  • Devashish Phadnis
    Devashish Phadnis4 dögum síðan

    What a beautiful Video!!!

  • Tusk ACT4 chumimiin
    Tusk ACT4 chumimiin4 dögum síðan

    1:47 Gilgamesh vs Bull of Heaven

  • Loco Lucio
    Loco Lucio4 dögum síðan

    9:10 vibin in da rits car

  • Loco Lucio
    Loco Lucio4 dögum síðan

    can you do a video about chi energy?

  • Elysia X.X.X
    Elysia X.X.X4 dögum síðan

    Very nice….

  • Aj plays aka ajemn2433
    Aj plays aka ajemn24334 dögum síðan

    This is so inspiring

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