Why Are You Alive - Life, Energy & ATP

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At this very second, you are on a narrow ledge between life and death. You probably don’t feel it, but there is an incredible amount of activity going on inside you. And this activity can never stop.
Picture yourself as a slinky falling down an escalator moving upwards - the falling part represents the self replicating processes of your cells, the escalator represents the laws of physics, driving you forwards. To be alive is to be in motion but never arriving anywhere. If you reach the top of the escalator there is no more falling possible and you are dead forever.
Somewhat unsettlingly, the universe wants you to reach the top. How do you avoid that and why are you alive?
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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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Aritro Das
Aritro Das Пре 5 дана
I signed up but skillshare deactivated my account after a day or so :(
sergeant gray
sergeant gray Пре 8 дана
Hey are you British?
joseph ginou
joseph ginou Пре месец
@FotY 6fhetecvxfscsvsn
UltimateGamer34
UltimateGamer34 Пре месец
The most important thing is the Mitochondria is the powerhouse of a cell
Memeolt
Memeolt Пре месец
Your info graphics brother channle
Angel
Angel Пре 3 сата
The subtitles got me dead.
Quaxky
Quaxky Пре 5 сати
Tired of living at the bottom of the ocean? Now you can eat sunlight! Using a revolutionary technique you can convert sunlight into food. [ Taste, the sun~ ]
Hedgiethe Hog
Hedgiethe Hog Пре 8 сати
2:31 tiny birdhelm scream
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
being a slinky is pretty neat!
Geração Heroica
Geração Heroica Пре 10 сати
Cat: purrs Me: rubs his belly Also me: 0:01
Morgan V
Morgan V Пре 3 сата
xD
Rabbi Conduit
Rabbi Conduit Пре 18 сати
6:00 Is it just me or has this particular string of notes become synonymous in my mind with existential crises’s Like everybody gangster till the kurzgesagt existential crisis song pop off
sanaullah alom
sanaullah alom Пре 18 сати
I love it 😘😘😘
Kritika
Kritika Пре 21 сат
satisfying
peak pettammarong
peak pettammarong Пре 23 сата
what if we reach the bottom?
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
i dont think there is a bottom
Xdea GG
Xdea GG Пре 23 сата
0:02 at this very second you are between a narrow ledge of life and death
Skeledude9000
Skeledude9000 Пре дан
I loved the Wilhelm scream at 2:30 a good classic.
Lucky Daemonius
Lucky Daemonius Пре дан
XD anime betrayals +1
amos fly
amos fly Пре дан
instructions unclear im immoral
Beridot
Beridot Пре дан
thanks mitochondria
Ayoub OuLarbi
Ayoub OuLarbi Пре дан
Am i the only one who noticed "OMAE WA MOU SHINDEIRU ... NANIIII !!! " hahha
Nipun Gupta
Nipun Gupta Пре дан
people - how are you ? kurzgesagt - Why are you ?
MBience
MBience Пре дан
Incoming meme army...
Mike Hunt
Mike Hunt Пре дан
10:02 (With a Supreme Slink poster in your room)
Dark Slate
Dark Slate Пре дан
Are cells alive
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
yes!
Stephen Jacobs
Stephen Jacobs Пре дан
Eat the sun... didn’t Hiroshima do that?
b1oodlust 999
b1oodlust 999 Пре 2 дана
What would happen if the slinky hit the bottom
John Hernandez
John Hernandez Пре 2 дана
please!! translate this video in kurzgesagt spanish channel
Fabrizio Carbajal Pimentel
Fabrizio Carbajal Pimentel Пре 2 дана
And if we too are part of an even more powerful being?
Dhangs Bausing
Dhangs Bausing Пре 2 дана
5:11
Ludolf Pretorius
Ludolf Pretorius Пре 2 дана
Hah! Love the Pokemon reference!
Alex Zaw
Alex Zaw Пре 2 дана
5:01: Omae wa mou shinderu Me: Nani!?
Z Man
Z Man Пре 3 дана
Monke hold slinky
Mysterious gay
Mysterious gay Пре 3 дана
Well now I know where the meme came from
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
which meme
Kevin Batan
Kevin Batan Пре 3 дана
0:01 when my parents yell my full name
Fabrizio Carbajal Pimentel
Fabrizio Carbajal Pimentel Пре 3 дана
11:08 They thought that we wouldn’t realize, but it is very obvious that they want to conquer universe.
I don’t like sand
I don’t like sand Пре 3 дана
So if I store enough sugar I can stay I alive without needing to breathe manually.
duwi retno
duwi retno Пре 3 дана
Ok
LibertyMatrix
LibertyMatrix Пре 3 дана
Life is just a method to release heat.
Progamer DGD
Progamer DGD Пре 3 дана
6:31 thx now im getting a job
Infinity_Clap Z
Infinity_Clap Z Пре 4 дана
Everywhere is a balance between 2
science wizard
science wizard Пре 4 дана
kurz: if you stop breathing for a few minutes, you die. SE asian people: haha oxygen spleen go brrrr
Tony Rodriguez
Tony Rodriguez Пре 4 дана
7:40 that's a Marvel Infinity War Reference
Deepak Narayan
Deepak Narayan Пре 4 дана
Ahem... "Dead Universe"? The universe is more alive than you will ever be... kurzguesaguth
mohammed gamer 9
mohammed gamer 9 Пре 4 дана
biggest anime betrayals
MH R
MH R Пре 4 дана
"Light Bulb - A complex enough invention that cannot be created itself randomly. Sun - A billion times more complex and beneficial. It must have been created randomly." (Does not make sense) Sorry If that sounded rude but no way all this complex universal system and this universal equation we are all part of exists without an intelligent Creator behind it. Some say we don't need God as nature exist. The fallacy they make is that they are merely substituting the word God with nature. Indirectly they too believe something willed it to be this way. Anyone that believes such complexity and balance can come from randomness is like believing you faced the other way, waved your paint brush completely random at a canvas and looked back to see a perfectly drawn picture of Mona Lisa.
mason booh
mason booh Пре 4 дана
5:11 he said it, i thought it was sentence mixing but no, ITS REAL
Quaxky
Quaxky Пре 4 дана
I like how everyone talks about, “ Anime Betrayal.” But nobody talks about “Mr Duck, I don’t feel so good.”
Quaxky
Quaxky Пре 5 сати
@Magellanic that’s a good idea!
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
nobody is mentioning "eat the sun"
Haunted Gamer
Haunted Gamer Пре 2 дана
Underrated comment I was thinking the same thing
Rafael Fernandes
Rafael Fernandes Пре 5 дана
Wait! So are there living things that do not use ATP? What kind? Do they use some other molecule? And if the process of the mithocondria results in body heat, why are there cold blooded animals? And are plants hot?
JOJO ZHU
JOJO ZHU Пре 5 дана
The Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell
Mitko Beats
Mitko Beats Пре 5 дана
So, this is how God created us?
FiddleRiddle DiddleDiddle
FiddleRiddle DiddleDiddle Пре 5 дана
Me: *reads title* Also me: I'M SORRY! IT WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN!
Gylbert Galeja
Gylbert Galeja Пре 5 дана
can you explain us the 4 fundemental forces
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 5 дана
Science stupid Science doesn't know Viruses appearing for the first time on Earth are extremely sophisticated, viruses know to absorb photons ( sunlight ) to get energy the virus to work, after millions of years the virus developin algae, after billions of years developing in to sperm
Tommy Medina
Tommy Medina Пре 5 дана
Intro: *exists* Subtitles: Amazing sounding
A Vivek Kumar
A Vivek Kumar Пре 5 дана
Anime joke by kurzgesagt Never see that one coming
Bling Blahh
Bling Blahh Пре 5 дана
Nobody: No body at all: Captions:amazing sounding kurz music
Karel Gabriel
Karel Gabriel Пре 6 дана
"Omae wa mou shindeiru" bursted out in laughter - very nice @Kurzgesagt
NaNcat Animations
NaNcat Animations Пре 6 дана
Because I haven’t hung my self yet
CAT White
CAT White Пре 6 дана
For some reason now i want to be a cell… And i dont know why.
Bethy Mears
Bethy Mears Пре 6 дана
Life is hard and then you die, And no one knows why.
Samuel Ojo
Samuel Ojo Пре 6 дана
They made an anime joke 😂😂😂❤️❤️❤️
luciferangelica
luciferangelica Пре 6 дана
i arrive places all the time, xeno
Morty.EXE
Morty.EXE Пре 6 дана
5:03 God I love this channel
Canaan GM
Canaan GM Пре 6 дана
evolution is a theory, but a very poor one; no matter how long u give it RNG will never produce a universe like ours...
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
you should look up what a scientific theory is.
samuraimyth
samuraimyth Пре 7 дана
kurzgesast: makes an anime joke everyone: impossible
always getting ignored again and again and again
always getting ignored again and again and again Пре 7 дана
Hedpespfosharwhacafibeachowbiake
NightwishTarja
NightwishTarja Пре 7 дана
top 10 anime betrayals
Elaine Ng
Elaine Ng Пре 7 дана
The omniscient stem minimally cheat because rate findingsinitially scrape over a abandoned organization. infamous, harmonious romania
just dont
just dont Пре 7 дана
The curious toe jointly guide because party tinctorially crack below a last second. dreary, stale almanac
Arav Gautam
Arav Gautam Пре 7 дана
omae wa , mo shindeiru NANI
Shashank Deotale
Shashank Deotale Пре 7 дана
so everyone is feeding on the plant's real source of glucose !! Nonvegiterians: Left the chat
Andres J
Andres J Пре 7 дана
Nani?
Restcb
Restcb Пре 7 дана
"At some point you will merge with the rest of the dead universe again, maybe you will get to tell your adventures" beautiful.
FrozenTurtl
FrozenTurtl Пре 8 дана
i am forced to be alive without consent, all the people who force me alive should go to jail. consent people, its important.
Wikram Abbas
Wikram Abbas Пре 8 дана
0:10 Dance
Phantom Toxin
Phantom Toxin Пре 8 дана
Idk
Cüneyt Ersezer
Cüneyt Ersezer Пре 8 дана
1:00 ALL LIFE IS BASED.
Meg
Meg Пре 8 дана
A lot of the explanation for everything is “that’s just the way it is” BOTTOM LINE WE DONT KNOW WE GUESS - yeah there’s fossils and we get an idea but we don’t EXACTLY KNOW CRAP
Max Richardson
Max Richardson Пре 8 дана
Bruh, we had an anime AND a Bill Wurtz reference in 1 video. This is why I love kurgzgezart
AranhaGamer19 ._.
AranhaGamer19 ._. Пре 8 дана
4:17 *Taste the sun! 🎵*
Magellanic
Magellanic Пре 9 сати
but it's a deadly lazer :(
Craze Blaze
Craze Blaze Пре 8 дана
“There is a lot activity going on in your body” Yeah and my activity is failing quickly mentally and physically
Haunted Gamer
Haunted Gamer Пре 2 дана
I shall be ariving at purgatory very shortly Hope I meet Cholera there
Jacob Poof
Jacob Poof Пре 6 дана
༎ຶ‿༎ຶ༎ຶ‿༎ຶ༎ຶ‿༎ຶ
CrazyGamingUnited
CrazyGamingUnited Пре 9 дана
9:13 - this analogy is mind boggling
sophy van
sophy van Пре 9 дана
i don't believe any in this video. FAKE Story and get pay by coca cola.
Taitus Ostromus
Taitus Ostromus Пре 6 дана
Satire, I hope.
Sterling Parker
Sterling Parker Пре 9 дана
Fungy Nice :)
FruityTruity
FruityTruity Пре 9 дана
Universe: noooo you can't be exiting!!! Living things: haha alive go brrrrr
Hunter Paine
Hunter Paine Пре 9 дана
0:01 when you pooped your self in public
Hernan Lizardo
Hernan Lizardo Пре 9 дана
7:44 with subtitle on ( Teaser of Kursgesagt: Science War, coming in 2021.)
Nethula101
Nethula101 Пре 9 дана
5:13 = i love this show cuz its not so serious and it's always soo damn fun to watch!!!
Cameron Root
Cameron Root Пре 10 дана
All of school is on youtube... Extra help can be found via personal teachers you can interact with via webcam... Homeschooling is more prominent than ever even without the pandemic, just need the parental guidance to be afforded!
kyoko kurasawa
kyoko kurasawa Пре 10 дана
What, cell is evolving! Cell evolved into Celltwo! Celltwo learnt helping hands.
Sam3232 F
Sam3232 F Пре 10 дана
There's no way you can read all of these comments but this video means so much to me. Its getting me excited about my classes and making me feel smart.
Momotaro .oOMegidoraReincarnatedOo.
Momotaro .oOMegidoraReincarnatedOo. Пре 10 дана
That mitochondria statement just never gets old.
HkayakH
HkayakH Пре 11 дана
Why do you say “dead universe” when that means the universe was once alive but is now dead?
Victor Zimmerman
Victor Zimmerman Пре 11 дана
Is that a threat.
Manoah Mbugua
Manoah Mbugua Пре 11 дана
In the beginning GOD created
Dominkus Jose
Dominkus Jose Пре 11 дана
omaewa mo shindeiru
Ham Fish
Ham Fish Пре 11 дана
I like how there's the easter egg of gamers like 'level up' or 'anime betrayals'
Rishab .B
Rishab .B Пре 11 дана
My dog is stable not dead In a nutshell
howaboutspencer
howaboutspencer Пре 12 дана
Advanced A.I. destroying humanity: why am I alive? Scientists:here watch this
Shalkar
Shalkar Пре 12 дана
+1 Mitochondria Level Up! Power Level upgraded to 1 Raditz
The Black Hand
The Black Hand Пре 12 дана
"Taste the sunnnnnnnnnnnnnn" - Bill Wurtz
James Mck
James Mck Пре 12 дана
7:40 thanos snap
Windows defender
Windows defender Пре 12 дана
omae wa mou shindeiru
Windows defender
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