What Are You Doing With Your Life? The Tail End
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Wrapping your mind around your life is pretty hard, because you are up to your neck in it. It's like trying to understand the ocean while learning how to swim. On most days you are busy just keeping your head above water. So it is not easy to figure out what to do with your life and how to spend your time.

There are a million distractions. Your family, friends and romantic partners, boring work, and exciting projects. Video games to play and books to read. And then there is your couch that somebody needs to lie on. It’s easy to get lost. So let us take a step back and take a look at your life from the outside.

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    The script was inspired by an old article from my friend Tim Urban, who runs “Wait but Why”, the best blog on the internet, make sure to check it out. waitbutwhy.com It’s so easy to get lost in your daily life: there are so many “urgent” and “annoying” things that you forget that actually every day is special, sort of. And even more so the days we have with friends and family. I know watching a video like this can hit pretty hard. But at least for me, the message it tries to convey does make me actually change my behavior. Reprioritize things. You know. Hope it had a similar effect for some of you. Also, if you want to track how many weeks off your life you have left or get a new perspective on this stuff, we’ve made a few posters you can check out. Getting something from our shop is the best way to support our channel. kgs.link/N3Ksfqvp In any case, call someone you haven’t called in a while today. And thank you for watching. - Philipp

    • cyrus jyrell cartoons
      cyrus jyrell cartoons

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    • CC Gaming
      CC Gaming

      Ye

    • GoldenPlayRoblox
      GoldenPlayRoblox

      What the heck?? The average kurzgesagt viewer is 25???? I stated watching kurzgesagt when I was 12-13 Jesus I am on a different level.

    • Kopie
      Kopie

      Cheap trick: start working at the age of 10, get married at 15, retire at 30. More time for you. That's what my grandpa and grandma did. Didn't go to school, just inherited their families businesses, saved money and found love at an early age. They're still alive today, grandpa 59 and grandma 58. They married early because of the civil war in my country, they were afraid they won't be able to survive long, the civil war was just 3 months long lol.

    • Cayden Alsip
      Cayden Alsip

      @NomadicTanker Now that's just rude. Not funny -_-

  • Leonardo Terra
    Leonardo Terra

    There's no words to describe how much I love this channel. It makes me think a lot about life, changing me a lot. Thank you people!

  • ScentedCandles14a
    ScentedCandles14a

    Me: 'hey, that looks like a 40K Space Marine Dreadn-' Kurzgesagt: ' You should probably paint those Warhammer minis, you lazy bugger' Me: 'Please stop the ride, I want to get off'

  • EXPLAINED
    EXPLAINED

    Kurzgesagt woke up and chose *reality check*

  • Michael Vance Bajilar
    Michael Vance Bajilar

    Almost everyone here doesn't want to get to the end.. they just wanted it to end.

  • Fortnite more Like gaynite XD
    Fortnite more Like gaynite XD

    Fucking hell......

  • starkingbiker
    starkingbiker

    bro i just want to stay in 20s-30s forever...

  • Thermite / Xenon
    Thermite / Xenon

    man you're gonna make me cry.

  • Zach M.
    Zach M.

    I’m 18 and know I need to be thinking about and making plans for the future, but I’m struck with so much indecision. There are so many options and sometimes I can’t just make a decision for fear it’s the wrong one. I don’t like looking back and kicking myself for not seizing the opportunities presented to me. Ending up missing an opportunity because I sat idle is an awful feeling. It’s easy to say fuck it and make small decisions easily, but with long term impactful decisions it’s wildly hard to settle on a choice. Life’s short and we’re supposed to take advantage of the time we’re given, but because life’s so short, the choices seem so impactful. I enjoy my life right now but I’m anxious about the future. Hopefully I’ll be able to continue enjoying life regardless of my situation, but I don’t want to have to pay for complacency.

  • Muhammad Faza Fauzan Chamdany
    Muhammad Faza Fauzan Chamdany

    My granpa's age is 100 year old and he died when he turn 101 year old

  • Ahmed Manhy
    Ahmed Manhy

    It's not true that our death occurs due to some kinda rolling dice.... Where is god,who decides each one's time of death,then. It's not a matter of luck and it's never been like that. I know you may say that it's just probability but it's not, every one has the same probability to die now even the one who is drowning compared to one who is watching this video right now. And thank you😊

  • cryox
    cryox

    good question

  • Iceseeker54
    Iceseeker54

    I give this pro-life ad a 10/10

  • Jarry
    Jarry

    All we need now is the how to find a job video

  • Upper moon game
    Upper moon game

    This remind of little brother die in 5 year old

  • Adrián Gutiérrez.
    Adrián Gutiérrez.

    You're videos are inspiring and honestly, they make me cry... I mean, this kind of videos hahahaha I really, really enjoy watching them and learning from them. You're job is incredible and I love it, keep up the good work!!!!

  • Naci Ağuş
    Naci Ağuş

    Hey! I'am 10 years old!

  • Raw Rain
    Raw Rain

    This was depressing

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    rft nhj

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  • Andrew Wessel
    Andrew Wessel

    Thanks for giving me fuel to not sleep tonight

  • Regis Weyne
    Regis Weyne

    Half the way but still kicking!

  • Violismo e Vandalencia
    Violismo e Vandalencia

    Retire?

  • John Warren
    John Warren

    I put off watching this video for a while… wish me luck.

  • alekchin
    alekchin

    love the random bassline sound details @8:00

  • 2021.7.53 Dhafi Zahran Farasha
    2021.7.53 Dhafi Zahran Farasha

    damn

  • Sassy The Sadsquatch
    Sassy The Sadsquatch

    I'm celebrating my 21st birthday today. Seems like the perfect time to get a calendar timeline of my life

  • Sassy The Sadsquatch
    Sassy The Sadsquatch

    Thanks for the existential crisis Back to work

  • JustKairos
    JustKairos

    still 11

  • sameh elzoubi
    sameh elzoubi

    this makes me wanting to call my dad and mom

  • Jubead Hussain
    Jubead Hussain

    good video but why make me so sad

  • Marlon Gardrat
    Marlon Gardrat

    Life is a really complex thing . Some of us seen or did things they theorically shouldn't . Growing up as an adolescent then an adult this make us perceive ourselves differently therefore others and the world. I've felt separated from so called normal people and had to make hard decisions sacrificing important development things to protect myself or others from things we shouldn't see or experience. This applies for a lotof people as one's life cannot really be standardized as events occurs somewhat dice rolled by destiny or whatever we call it. Our choices, our different wah of thi king, our level of awakening and thoughts clarity along o'e's life makes all the difference in the perception of the world the decision making process on an individual, on one's motives. We can also achieve states of consciousness that permit us to take so much distance on our lives that we can assemble others perceptions, compare knowledge, and views about what is life or matter, or universe and its goal. Is there a goal to existence

    • Marlon Gardrat
      Marlon Gardrat

      -> is there a goal for existence apart from existing ? Survive ? Persist ? Do, not doing anything, one must decide that is freedom, we are made of stardust and beings of our species gave us limited choices when we can just be ourselves or even better know ourselves, evolving. Evolving may be one of life goals but what needs to be evolved ? Our personal quality of livi g ? Thinking ? Level of consciousness ? Of understanding ? Of respect on other beings and conscious materials ? Maybe my speech is confusing but what I tell you is what you do doesn't define you, nor your identity is not something unmovable, at contrary it's a fluid, life's a fluid, earth is a fluid, universe, energy, thought, matter. It doesn't matter it flows, it shouldn't be given any goal nor fixed definition therefore you don't need anything asuch as you do need everything,. Paradoxs makes life tasty human nature and universe are paradoxs that make the beauty of the thing. Therefore there is no past, no future no regrets. Be yourself trust yourself , learn to recognize beauty in existence and paradox, do whatever you want I could die a second after posting this I'd be okay with it. Be like water my friends

  • Masi Rey
    Masi Rey

    Really the twenties sheeesh I’ve been watching since I was like 13 or so an im 17 now bout to be 18

  • Le Oliver
    Le Oliver

    “What are you doing with your life?” I saw the title, and to this day I’m not watching it.

  • Daniel Garcia
    Daniel Garcia

    don’t ✍️ roll✍️dice✍️

  • iRoxanneLady
    iRoxanneLady

    ugh, this is so depressing...

  • Tinashe Efraim Manamike
    Tinashe Efraim Manamike

    im 16 yrs old

  • robux man
    robux man

    Something thats scary to think about is theres a very large chance the universe rolled a critical failure for some people just days or weeks after they watched this video.

  • Jay Rey
    Jay Rey

    Depression....just....hit 😕

  • Alparslan Korkmaz
    Alparslan Korkmaz

    Nice video

  • Fistbumpbros
    Fistbumpbros

    thanks for instant depression.

  • Nikeel A.W
    Nikeel A.W

    :(

  • Guan Wiekent
    Guan Wiekent

    Average kurzgesagt viewer 25 years old Me being 12 years old

  • dolita windo
    dolita windo

    those videos are going well, I just wanted to share some love

  • Venugopal p s
    Venugopal p s

    I'm happy to know that these kinda videos are also out there that many don't know, this was such a blissfully thought which made my heart soo happy

    • dolita windo
      dolita windo

      Why did you call me useless? Dont judge someone by age bud.

  • Alejandro Dejan
    Alejandro Dejan

    To sum it all up: Student (more time, more energy, less money) Working adult (more money, more energy, less time) Senior year (more money, more time, less energy)

  • Erhan Findik
    Erhan Findik

    This was pretty depressing and overwhelming. I have already been struggling to live my life. Although I know that some day I am going to do something or see someone for the last time, hearing this from this video made me feel like fuck "life", what's the point !

  • ayak oyunda
    ayak oyunda

    I’m 13 years old and I watch you👍🏻

  • wordsliketeeth
    wordsliketeeth

    Is there a way to read this whole thing? Instead of listenin to it

  • kanimo24
    kanimo24

    It didnt used to be this way tho. People used to live in tight knit communities with their parents, siblings and friends for their entire lives before industrialization, which was both a blessing and a huge curse for humanity

  • Jake OZ
    Jake OZ

    I should call her....

  • loveyaou
    loveyaou

    Vodka Toska made my day :D

  • Lives stormbreaker
    Lives stormbreaker

    I hope kurzgesagt never dies as a channel, idk what I’d do without their content

  • Fuyu. Chan.
    Fuyu. Chan.

    Man This is literal free theraphy subbed cuz i loved this video

  • Calvin
    Calvin

    i have absolutely no friends

  • Michaela신지유
    Michaela신지유

    Am I the only teenager here? So sad...

  • Titanius Anglesmith
    Titanius Anglesmith

    Y’all should totally do a video on ADHD

  • cyrus jyrell cartoons
    cyrus jyrell cartoons

    Aw thats sad I hope your friend is ok

  • cyrus jyrell cartoons
    cyrus jyrell cartoons

    Hey I'm a Supreme fan if this channel i love this channel I hope you owner of this channel get more money!

  • P Clark
    P Clark

    This is literally the most depressing video I have seen in forever.

  • Alex The Cool Boy
    Alex The Cool Boy

    Why did you call me useless? Dont judge someone by age bud.

  • Abd Kwt
    Abd Kwt

    "There are millions of distractions" *"your family"*

  • Meido In Hebun
    Meido In Hebun

    I needed to hear this.

  • MR.Flamingo man
    MR.Flamingo man

    It made me cry when I thought about seeing my family for the last time.

  • Luuk
    Luuk

    One of the writers is a Nirvana fan for shure

  • Craziefuzi
    Craziefuzi

    no money, abusive family, mental disorders, i feel like i don't even have a choice in what to do with my life, it's already over.

  • Sur
    Sur

    what the fuck kurzgesagt

  • E. C.
    E. C.

    It's actually much more depressing. Kurzgesagt didn't count the hours of sleep (8 hours average each day). Enjoy every moment of your life, because it's actually short...

  • Samuel Choi
    Samuel Choi

    100 years is based on today’s life expectancy with the current rise in technology and the continuing trend of increased life expectancy we will live a lot longer

  • Bento 父
    Bento 父

    Just chilling and wanting to learn and now I get emotional damn life is to short man

  • nolejd50
    nolejd50

    1:07 Sekiro: Shadows die twice

  • Rickey Bowers
    Rickey Bowers

    I'm not following your schedule.

  • clintonscrusade
    clintonscrusade

    I've been putting this video off cause I knew it make me all sad and question myself and yep I was right

  • Pri
    Pri

    Man, humanity has to hurry up and find cellular immortality (the cure for aging) It makes me angry, maybe in 100 years it will be normal for future generations, if only I had been born later... Although it also inspires me to do something about it, I mean, its that or die, so... I'll start researching

  • Santa's Little Helper
    Santa's Little Helper

    I would like to like this vídeo more

  • Adam Cabell
    Adam Cabell

    Yay, another self-reflection nightmare, I'm going to have tonight.....thanks...

  • Cybernetic Legionnaire
    Cybernetic Legionnaire

    When i had the realization that showing love and giving a smile to everyone i relate just because one day they won't be here, made me a happier person and made my interations much much richer. Just small details and a occacional "i love you" or some warm words, made everything a little bit better. It's nice seeing someone sharing that advice. That part about the Warhammer minis hit me on a diferent level tho.

  • Carlos Guerra
    Carlos Guerra

    Here, have some existencial crisis...now , dont you want to give us some of that money you made while wasting your life to remind your self that you're wasting it?

  • aola wili
    aola wili

    1:07 Lol, that’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. You guys are men of culture.

    • aola wili
      aola wili

      Me watching this while I’m twelve:………damn………

  • Nemanja Ignjatov
    Nemanja Ignjatov

    This video is not just about how life is short it is about how life is precious to. This video made me sad .

  • 😀👈
    😀👈

    😀👈

  • Jordin Dominguez
    Jordin Dominguez

    This is a motivational video to live life to fullest 🙌❤🧡💚💙💜💖

  • Zie Hikikomori
    Zie Hikikomori

    Indonesia sub please

  • itsmapleman
    itsmapleman

    Life is a game of chance. You're one of the lucky ones to be reading this comment and watching this video. There's more to this though, but if you keep observing, you'll figure it out.

  • itsmapleman
    itsmapleman

    1:08 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. 👌🏽

  • C V
    C V

    See the title of this video Me: "Nope, not today"

  • Nathan Asani
    Nathan Asani

    Im still searching for the guy Who sold a bar of soap as iPhone 12 for my Mother... Lol

  • Rodrigo Ferreira Maciel
    Rodrigo Ferreira Maciel

    why do you make me cry Every. Single. Video?

  • NewWorldJacobite
    NewWorldJacobite

    What am I doing with my life? Waiting for it to end, frankly. And please, PLEASE, don't let me live to 100.

  • bilinas mini
    bilinas mini

    for those who feel anxious and depressed about their mortality, life is short but NOT that short either. we can live a fulfilling life at any point of our life.

  • Filippo Kratter
    Filippo Kratter

    Allegria!

    • bilinas mini
      bilinas mini

      Sinéad O'Connor at 3:10 “Nothing compares 2U” for those that remember the song

  • Dino
    Dino

    You guys are funny

  • Nit123 Reg456
    Nit123 Reg456

    Dear Kurzgesagt Team could you please make a Video about how the Brain works?

  • The Sexy Beasts
    The Sexy Beasts

    I’m DEFINITELY younger than 25

  • SUDHIR PATEL
    SUDHIR PATEL

    Nature goes on forever for everyone and everything to return as everyone and everything an infinite number of times through evolutionary processes.

  • Jonathan Browett
    Jonathan Browett

    Me watching this while I’m twelve:………damn………

  • Zev S
    Zev S

    What a fun, happy video. Really brightened my day!

  • JACKJOMJAM
    JACKJOMJAM

    Positive energy increased 120% ⚡️

  • Ays :D
    Ays :D

    I swear if the narrator of Kursgesagt isnt immortal im gone

  • chinookvalley
    chinookvalley

    Can you imagine making a video that got over 7K thumbs down??!!! This is a great channel. Gotta wonder, what would make someone dislike this content. As always, here's a thumbs up!!

  • Emar Fentemel
    Emar Fentemel

    great video