What Are You?

  • Published: 31 May 2016
  • What Are You?

    So. Are you your body? And if so, how exactly does this work? Lets explore lots of confusing questions.

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  • Vega Arcturus
    Vega Arcturus  9 hours back

    Amp mali the grammar

    • Daniel Young
      Daniel Young  21 hours back

      So, your brain talks to other synapses in your brain using electricity, would there be a way to transfer your brain into a computer, and what would happen to your consciousness?

      • Iosias Aemilius
        Iosias Aemilius  1 days back

        C O G I T O
        E R G O
        S U M

        • DougtheDonkeyTV
          DougtheDonkeyTV  2 days back

          2:23 joke’s on you, ALL of me is dying constantly

          • earth you are here
            earth you are here  2 days back

            only why do this Happens beacuse this doesent Happens at the speed of sound

            • Sjoed14 06
              Sjoed14 06  2 days back

              At 1:18, the eyes of the duck get massive 😆

              • Viper airsoft
                Viper airsoft  2 days back

                Your the brain which is piloting a bone mech using meat armor

                • ThanatosXIII
                  ThanatosXIII  2 days back

                  What are me?

                  An idiot sandwich.

                  • Jesse Oseafiana
                    Jesse Oseafiana  2 days back

                    Did you just make me feel bad for cancer cells?

                    • Taniachi
                      Taniachi  3 days back

                      So, you are anything you want. You could even be your cat

                      • Lila Baxter
                        Lila Baxter  3 days back

                        I’m stuck in an existential crisis but I don’t know what side of my brain is actually having the crisis or if it’s both sides and if my cells are dealing with the crisis at the same time and ahhhhhhh

                        • Peter H
                          Peter H  3 days back

                          Thought provoking!

                          • Taji Sain
                            Taji Sain  4 days back

                            I am NOT my Body

                            • Prachurjya Das
                              Prachurjya Das  4 days back

                              An idiot sandwich

                              • earth you are here
                                earth you are here  4 days back


                                • earth you are here
                                  earth you are here  4 days back

                                  20 TONS OF CELLS

                                  • earth you are here
                                    earth you are here  4 days back

                                    i just want to keep existing...

                                    • Hyder Hadi
                                      Hyder Hadi  4 days back

                                      ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh so beautiful to grasp such a things....

                                      • Mr PancakeZ
                                        Mr PancakeZ  4 days back

                                        An idiot sandwich

                                        • Junjun
                                          Junjun  5 days back

                                          Henrietta cells are the deadpool/wolverine cells!

                                          • doX oyd
                                            doX oyd  5 days back

                                            damn, watching this high

                                            • Sangita Tiwari
                                              Sangita Tiwari  6 days back

                                              Brain.exe has stopped working.

                                              • Jake L
                                                Jake L  6 days back

                                                Lol @ cancer being all individualistic. Cancer are cells who decide to "Brexit"

                                                • Another outcast
                                                  Another outcast  6 days back


                                                  The coment section: a mistake

                                                  • 10,000 Subscribers with no videos challenge

                                                    I am Kanye West

                                                    • Sexy Hobo
                                                      Sexy Hobo  6 days back

                                                      A disappointment

                                                      • Cheeseburger Monkey
                                                        Cheeseburger Monkey  6 days back

                                                        3:32 DARNIT HENRIETTA!

                                                        • Pointlessdude
                                                          Pointlessdude  6 days back

                                                          Why am i living...

                                                          • pinkfoidhaircult
                                                            pinkfoidhaircult  6 days back

                                                            This somehow reminds me of the philosophical questions raised in Ghost in the Shell and Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.

                                                            • Mellow Waters
                                                              Mellow Waters  7 days back

                                                              It seems like we are a very specific complex pattern or expression on various quantum fields. It doesn't matter what materials make the expression that is us, as long as the expression can be maintained we are alive.

                                                              • The Non Cuber Cuber
                                                                The Non Cuber Cuber  7 days back

                                                                Short answer
                                                                I am a subscriber of kurzgesagt

                                                                • hippity hoppity I don't own any property

                                                                  All you are is a brain piloting a skeleton mech with squishy outer armor

                                                                  • _ bandidnt
                                                                    _ bandidnt  7 days back

                                                                    Sounds like something vsauce would ask

                                                                    • Alain Procs
                                                                      Alain Procs  1 weeks back

                                                                      It´s funny how this affects non-pondering-about-this-living people but how it helps people already in a existencial crisis to accept what it is that we are presented lol

                                                                      • eF HAVoc
                                                                        eF HAVoc  1 weeks back

                                                                        I left with more questions than answers

                                                                        • eF HAVoc
                                                                          eF HAVoc  1 weeks back

                                                                          God: Whats wrong Havoc?

                                                                          Me: 5:35

                                                                          • TheDarkendstar
                                                                            TheDarkendstar  1 weeks back

                                                                            what if every second a new version of you is born and die

                                                                            • I C
                                                                              I C  1 weeks back

                                                                              Quite simple actually, I am me, the end.

                                                                              • Niko The Doge
                                                                                Niko The Doge  1 weeks back

                                                                                A mess.

                                                                                • Soviet Doggo
                                                                                  Soviet Doggo  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Kurzgesagt: What are you?

                                                                                  My head: An idiot sandwich

                                                                                  • Trust me Im a Doctor
                                                                                    Trust me Im a Doctor  1 weeks back

                                                                                    An idiot sandwich

                                                                                    • Bacteriophage
                                                                                      Bacteriophage  1 weeks back

                                                                                      what if us humans are cells and the universe is the body of someone and we are actually working for them

                                                                                    • If not Why not
                                                                                      If not Why not  1 weeks back

                                                                                      As if anything exists outside of our knowledge we r just some vessel who learned to read and write so in that sense we r dust in space that can experience time obviously via Consciousness.

                                                                                      • stormken Gd
                                                                                        stormken Gd  1 weeks back

                                                                                        My answer: im a potato

                                                                                        • D.G oof
                                                                                          D.G oof  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Why do you always have to do that

                                                                                          • ali sbai
                                                                                            ali sbai  2 weeks back

                                                                                            1:17 Why the duck's eye grow?

                                                                                            • Lovelyn Myselfen
                                                                                              Lovelyn Myselfen  2 weeks back

                                                                                              That is nosense. My cells is not ME but body.
                                                                                              I exist even without psychical cell, something that is called "soul" I guess
                                                                                              There are absolutes, the perfect ideas, of someone identification.
                                                                                              Even when I die, I dont exist psychically, at this moment, I exist, becouse past can be erased.
                                                                                              I exist, in higher dimension of self, over "ego" over mind, or body