What Are You?

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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What Are You?
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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Jaar geleden

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    • küçük ejder

      küçük ejder

      7 dagen geleden

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    • امیر نصیری

      امیر نصیری

      2 maanden geleden

      It means who will play ps5 in the future won't be me. So what's the point Of life?!



      2 maanden geleden


    • Jp Nona

      Jp Nona

      3 maanden geleden


    • Chase Eduard

      Chase Eduard

      3 maanden geleden

      I love this channel 😀😆

  2. JL Bautista

    JL Bautista

    3 uur geleden

    Who is to say that our brain cells are only parasites that connect to form a consciousness? We're an ecosystem composed of tiny individuals: cells, bacteria, viruses...?

  3. Dorthy Norton

    Dorthy Norton

    7 uur geleden

    The unruly anime intracellularly preach because network meteorologically camp via a unequal female. insidious, nostalgic poet

  4. High King Trasher

    High King Trasher

    11 uur geleden

    I think that the memories make the person, much like the data in a hard drive makes it useful and individual

  5. Jan Gabriel Luus

    Jan Gabriel Luus

    22 uur geleden

    "An idiot sandwich!"

  6. NotNickgamer


    Dag geleden

    my science teacher is making me right about this for ashych work

  7. soggy beans

    soggy beans

    Dag geleden

    my science teacher had us watch this and give a 2-3 sentence response, im trying to word my answer so it doesn't sound like i'm having an existential crisis

  8. Darth Hasbro

    Darth Hasbro

    2 dagen geleden

    ok kenzi I am open TOO YOU or any other woman that is interested in ME CLEAR WITH MOM and emma I'm sure you all communicate regularly anyway jus wake me up if I pass out or curl up wit ME we can talk in morn idc but if you gettin wit ME plz stay wit me.

  9. Nanmuhong Ye

    Nanmuhong Ye

    2 dagen geleden

    I love the derpy cells at 4:25

  10. TheJzoli


    3 dagen geleden

    This was your newest video when I subscribed to you guys!

  11. Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

    Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

    3 dagen geleden

    No one cares about physical "You" Everyone cherishes the "You" they made their precious memories with and so does I. But if you want physical proof, then yeah, my single strand of hair is me and I will gift wrap it to my friends. They can keep it for eternity.

    • _layner_


      2 dagen geleden

      @Small_drop in_the_big_ocean 😅 your comment👆says it all

    • Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

      Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

      2 dagen geleden

      @_layner_ lol I am literally promoting kpop on my channel...you can open it and check my playlist and know that detail. Idk how you guessed about spirituality thing tho. You're good at talking. ;)

    • _layner_


      2 dagen geleden

      @Small_drop in_the_big_ocean um maybe you are an introverted person, you like k-pop, you want to dig deep into spirituality, you want to be successful (Just my guess, don't take seriously if wrong)

    • _layner_


      2 dagen geleden

      @Small_drop in_the_big_ocean 😎

    • Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

      Small_drop in_the_big_ocean

      2 dagen geleden

      @_layner_ unless u r a hacker... yeah I watched 4 videos... opened 6 but dropped 2 videos in middle.

  12. Crocodile YTB

    Crocodile YTB

    3 dagen geleden

    Ahh my brain

  13. 张婷婷


    3 dagen geleden

    The essence of human beings is not an abstract thing inherent in a single person. In its reality, it is the sum of all social relations. -----Karl Marx

  14. James Song

    James Song

    3 dagen geleden

    I am tripping balls

  15. Bull Boy

    Bull Boy

    3 dagen geleden

    That’s cool how you guys made a loop with the parts

  16. Иванов Николай

    Иванов Николай

    4 dagen geleden

    It's amazing!

  17. I_love_Carrots


    4 dagen geleden

    An idiot sandwich

  18. Moatassem ali

    Moatassem ali

    4 dagen geleden

    video: What are you? Me: An idiot sandwich

  19. Cody Lewis

    Cody Lewis

    4 dagen geleden

    "What are you?" Me, after seeing The Egg: You, apparently.

  20. Vee


    5 dagen geleden

    What's more interesting is that your body (even the brain) is not really you. The mind is a collection of your cells working together, like tiny little programs forming a whole. Maybe in another universe where math and quanta exist, you do as well, just in a different form.

  21. ankit sharma

    ankit sharma

    6 dagen geleden

    I think conscious is different to body field working....it can align but something can differentiate it too...hmmmm

  22. Licher7863 gaming

    Licher7863 gaming

    6 dagen geleden

    I am my brain and my brain is body

  23. Tom P

    Tom P

    7 dagen geleden

    I was on a cgp grey video how did I get here 😳

  24. Arterexius


    8 dagen geleden

    Watch both videos. This and CGP Grey's video. They are an infinite loop

  25. Long Ostrich

    Long Ostrich

    8 dagen geleden

    "What are you" Kurzkezagt:you are a- Cpg grey: *HEXAGON*

    • I_love_Carrots


      4 dagen geleden

      @Long Ostrich Kurzgesagt

    • Long Ostrich

      Long Ostrich

      4 dagen geleden

      @I_love_Carrots ??? What is this supposed to mean. I typed kurkezagt correctly

    • I_love_Carrots


      4 dagen geleden


  26. Venz Daiki

    Venz Daiki

    8 dagen geleden

    This kinda give me headache.

  27. Al Mo

    Al Mo

    8 dagen geleden

    I know this was 4 years ago but y'all made put this vid on my birthday 😂

  28. Albin Bako

    Albin Bako

    8 dagen geleden


  29. Ada D.P.

    Ada D.P.

    8 dagen geleden

    by the end of this video the only thing i could think is "what." .-.

    • Ada D.P.

      Ada D.P.

      8 dagen geleden

      me too

  30. Ca5


    8 dagen geleden

    An idiot sandwich

  31. Jubayer Hasan Mahin

    Jubayer Hasan Mahin

    8 dagen geleden

    We are spiritual beings... Fatabaarokallohu ahsanul kholikheen...

  32. WaterWeb


    8 dagen geleden

    I’m a human

  33. Son Er

    Son Er

    8 dagen geleden

    I see I am nothing

  34. Mobile


    9 dagen geleden

    5:13 but really only exist in the now. I KNEW IT! I always had deep daydreams and I thought, what if we only lived in the now and our memories were just put into our brains, and then the next second would be a different person.

  35. camila ;-; ;-;

    camila ;-; ;-;

    9 dagen geleden

    Kurzgesagt :what are you? Me : a millions of cell;-; Kurzgesat :damn you are!

  36. buzzy


    10 dagen geleden

    Did he call mitochondria as the 'power plant' and not the power house of the cell? *UNACCEPTABLE!! I AM DISSAPOINTED AT YOUR SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE*

  37. buzzy


    10 dagen geleden

    암세포도 생명이잖아요가.......... 개소리가 아니었네......??????

  38. Anthony Endack

    Anthony Endack

    10 dagen geleden

    cute birds

  39. Frogs are cool I guess

    Frogs are cool I guess

    10 dagen geleden


  40. Antoni Nietoperz

    Antoni Nietoperz

    10 dagen geleden

    I think that I am my consciouness.

  41. Shah Hosein

    Shah Hosein

    11 dagen geleden

    im stuck in a loop. please someone help me :(

  42. Fatima Simplicio

    Fatima Simplicio

    11 dagen geleden

    This is a loop Because theres no part 3

  43. H4y


    12 dagen geleden

    an idiot sandwich.

  44. Rodrick


    12 dagen geleden

    Answer. HUMAN

  45. Alexej Vecera

    Alexej Vecera

    12 dagen geleden

    An idiot sandwich

  46. trkkk matmat

    trkkk matmat

    12 dagen geleden

    I am egg

  47. Knightmare


    13 dagen geleden

    Hey, I'm a huge fan. I just want to know if you'll make video on "At what point will human civilization become gods or start playing god"

  48. Kevin Worldsavior

    Kevin Worldsavior

    13 dagen geleden

    Relax! - According to Bible, we were made to God's Image and Likeness, so We Can Live Forever - In less than a month Everybody can become Infinitely Healthy, Radiation-Proof and Immoral (Infinite Health = Immortality) by doing an Exercise for Just a Minute a Day, that Cures and Prevents Any Diseases, known on Earth [Corona virus and any other viruses and pathogens will be killed the moment they touch us, for every cell of our bodies will be shielded 100% from any external/internal (genetic) detrimental impact] - I will describe my Discovery (the greatest one in human history) to Everyone, or a Group of Individuals, who sends me an E-check for $10 Million, so Everybody interested will Stay Absolutely Healthy All The Time (for Centuries) and even Travel the Universe Absolutely Safe, because of being Space Radiation-Proof and Immortal, like the Gods who created us Humans.

  49. Cap Tho

    Cap Tho

    13 dagen geleden

    The way you guys illustrated the Hela cells with little flowers was a nice touch. Classy stuff, that.

  50. Definitely not Depressed

    Definitely not Depressed

    13 dagen geleden

    I have existing crisis now. Thank you 😌😊😊😊

  51. باران امانی

    باران امانی

    13 dagen geleden

    I love how 90% of this video is him asking questions.

  52. l[ Auro ]l

    l[ Auro ]l

    14 dagen geleden

    I felt so weird when i heard CGP Gray's voice and i checked the channel, because i thought this was a cgp gray vid at the end

  53. Yogita Renuse

    Yogita Renuse

    14 dagen geleden


  54. Qwerty Iop

    Qwerty Iop

    14 dagen geleden


  55. Sandya Sakhi

    Sandya Sakhi

    14 dagen geleden

    What am i? Hm i dont know, and i dont care

  56. Callume Cat

    Callume Cat

    14 dagen geleden

    No one gonna talk about the poor birds?

  57. Rabbit Kati

    Rabbit Kati

    14 dagen geleden

    *me wondering why cancer is with pink* *r u gay*

  58. Ducky Boi

    Ducky Boi

    14 dagen geleden

    (Title) an idiot sandwich?

  59. Kashif Awan

    Kashif Awan

    14 dagen geleden

    Are we really just a conscious brain in a flesh sack?

  60. snaukball


    15 dagen geleden

    This video: What are you? you are probably some random pattern which somehow figured out that it was lonely.

  61. Reuel Magtibay

    Reuel Magtibay

    15 dagen geleden

    Just what the hell am I

  62. Joswin Lobo

    Joswin Lobo

    16 dagen geleden

    Only a sith deals in absolutes. We are sith.

  63. inspired end

    inspired end

    16 dagen geleden

    I say that i am my brain And conusnis so if I switched brains with someone then that be the new me so I say my brain and consciousness is me

  64. TrashTuber


    17 dagen geleden

    If you think about it, there's nothing such as a "thing". For example, we know that a human exists. But once they die, their body decomposes and becomes one with the earth. Now we no longer consider them human. Even though "their" matter still exists. We detect patterns, objects, etc but they aren't actually there. Some mind-boggling stuff to think about and of c

  65. RoAir 001

    RoAir 001

    17 dagen geleden

    who am i? im a piece of garbage

  66. Soco2020


    17 dagen geleden

    This is the kind of stuff that keeps me up at night.

  67. ༒ ʙŁΔcʞXʀαʙBιτ

    ༒ ʙŁΔcʞXʀαʙBιτ

    17 dagen geleden

    There’s a simple answer to that; you’re *YOU* .



    18 dagen geleden

    I don't know if I'm scared or not.



    18 dagen geleden

    Hela cells are the hashirama cells of earth. 😳

  70. tanaya biswas

    tanaya biswas

    18 dagen geleden

    An idiot sandwich. 🥪 👁👄👁🥪

  71. Original


    18 dagen geleden

    A useless piece of garbage

  72. Martin Martin

    Martin Martin

    18 dagen geleden

    All of the presented stuff only makes sense if you believe that a human is solely determined by the physical mass and that there is no spirit.

  73. confused meat costume

    confused meat costume

    18 dagen geleden

    So i really am diying inside

  74. me is i

    me is i

    18 dagen geleden

    i am groot

  75. Jignasa Patel

    Jignasa Patel

    19 dagen geleden

    I think that the question perfectly resembles an allegory of Plato called "Ship of Theseus". It says that if a ship's original pieces are dismantled and they are replaced by another ship's pieces, will the ship remain original or is it a new ship now? Some pretty deep shit lol

  76. Aryan Dhanda

    Aryan Dhanda

    19 dagen geleden

    According to me, our earth is also a mechanical system of life, in which we humans are cancer cells eroding our earth's biodiversity.

    • J B

      J B

      18 dagen geleden

      Sentient...humans...are eroding biodiversity? Lol wat. I'm not saying biodiversity is or isn't eroding, but humans being an example?

  77. 彩虹實況


    19 dagen geleden


  78. Calinda


    20 dagen geleden

    This is why communism is the obvious societal structure we should follow

  79. WesNohathas


    20 dagen geleden

    More often than not, I think of my past self and current self as totally separate people, albeit very similar.

    • weeaboloser


      20 dagen geleden


  80. Dekubethememe YT

    Dekubethememe YT

    20 dagen geleden

    Fact of the matter is,protons,neutrons and electrons made atoms that went through hard work for 14 billion years,just to form me,im only twelve but even i know most humans make no significant advancments in life and eventually we WILL die,and all our information will go with us.

  81. RYRY Pig

    RYRY Pig

    20 dagen geleden

    2:58 why do I feel bad for cancer

  82. CorHydrae


    21 dag geleden

    I was sent here by CGP Greys video. Now you send me over to him again. Help, I'm stuck in an infinite loop!

  83. patryk


    21 dag geleden

    You are not this body,.. ehhh

  84. Blue Bat

    Blue Bat

    21 dag geleden

    Wait I'm a bird!?

  85. Elan Wan

    Elan Wan

    21 dag geleden

    For every single person that came from cgp gray, nobody cares

  86. Jewel Bally

    Jewel Bally

    21 dag geleden

    "What are you? " Me : ugly, disgusting, insecure, sensitive, fat.

  87. beans 5559

    beans 5559

    21 dag geleden

    why so many birds

  88. James Begin

    James Begin

    22 dagen geleden

    I came here after hearing I was two minds. Now I am a bunch of cells.

    • Vee


      5 dagen geleden

      you're a bunch of cells listening to a video telling them about cells

  89. Gayathri Sudhir

    Gayathri Sudhir

    22 dagen geleden

    *an idiot sandwich*

  90. Zan


    23 dagen geleden

    We're all stars if we believe hard enough

  91. somed00d


    23 dagen geleden

    I hate me



    23 dagen geleden

    The full video is explained in the intro😂😂

  93. Poisonous Cheesecake

    Poisonous Cheesecake

    23 dagen geleden

    i think ive watched too much anime

  94. Poisonous Cheesecake

    Poisonous Cheesecake

    23 dagen geleden

    this is terrifying oh my god

  95. NemNem


    23 dagen geleden

    So im just a mech to Trillions of microscopic lives

  96. Real_RUBB3R


    23 dagen geleden

    I would personally say that what we understand as "ourselves" is really just our brains. It's the organ that gives us consciousness, while the other organs just function to keep the brain alive. I like to imagine it like your brain is like a person riding in a mech, and parts of the mech can be removed, and they will still be removed. Certain vital parts of the mech can be removed, and then the part that allows you to be you dies. Essentially our brains are like a person in a mech that is simultaneously feeding the person inside it, keeping them alive, and the mech can lose some parts and still function somewhat properly, although with more difficulty.

  97. Hush


    23 dagen geleden

    I think it's more useful to think about oneself as a action or process rather than an object.

  98. MinusNoir


    23 dagen geleden

    ''Hey, who are you?'' ''You're asking ME?''

  99. Joseph Hall

    Joseph Hall

    23 dagen geleden

    Does this mean I should have an endless funeral for all my dying cells?

  100. El gatito Gamer

    El gatito Gamer

    23 dagen geleden