Why Earth Is A Prison and How To Escape It

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  • Published: 01 February 2017
  • We are trapped on earth. Controlled by an ancient debt to the universe...

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    • Eda Cosan
      Eda Cosan  7 hours back

      Kurzgesagt Is A GeRMan WorD

    • Trần Ngọc Minh
      Trần Ngọc Minh  2 weeks back

      Is it interesting?

    • Dzaki Aditya
      Dzaki Aditya  3 months back

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    • ecogreen 123
      ecogreen 123  5 months back

      we have such a.... not good...  way of getting up into orbit and beyond... not that i know anything better (that's doable right now anyway) but still XD

    • SavageBeastXL
      SavageBeastXL  5 months back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
      I feel that the earth isn’t a prison but instead like college, we live here and grow and learn, once we die, we “graduate” from earth and are able to join god in the afterlife to be in places that until we go there, we shall never see, if you don’t agree that’s fine but i know that there is proof of god and that once we die we don’t just cease or disappear.

  • David Legend
    David Legend  1 days back

    Duh just press the esc button on your keyboard

    • Fkir Firt
      Fkir Firt  2 days back

      You are all brainwashed.

      • Shattered Knight
        Shattered Knight  2 days back

        This is dumb. The entire human body and reality itself is a prison. Users claim to not be handicapped because of arms legs senses. But we can't fly. We can't do many things. These limitations are a prison.

        • Brad T
          Brad T  3 days back

          “Turns out, we owe the universe a debt that is 4.5 billion years old.”

          Are we still trying to pay student loans?

          • Demon Cloud
            Demon Cloud  3 days back

            Forget about Gravity Prisons, We also have Country Prisons called 'BORDERS',
            Restricting movement of Humans, which does not apply to Birds or Fishes !

            • The insane aerospace engineer

              Someone needs to write a book about this concept, I feel like it would be hilarious

              • Lux Studios
                Lux Studios  4 days back

                The bird crying in front of the police just feels so heart breaking💔 cuz he/she was so cute I just want to hug it

                • Jad Animation
                  Jad Animation  4 days back

                  6:25 you just HAD to end it with a pun

                  • Sam Deluxe
                    Sam Deluxe  4 days back

                    You are a slave.
                    Want emancipation?

                    • David Dima
                      David Dima  4 days back

                      So your saying that there is million of prisons inside a prison.

                      • LocDat
                        LocDat  4 days back

                        *_-The only prison I'm gonna escape is my fleshy outer body!-_*

                        This message was brought to you by: The spooky gang

                        • Alpha Vampire
                          Alpha Vampire  4 days back

                          Until we make more junk shield.....

                          • RAREFACTOR SHOW
                            RAREFACTOR SHOW  4 days back

                            This is literally rocket science

                            • Dave Wightman
                              Dave Wightman  4 days back

                              Ur wrong

                              • francine gayagay
                                francine gayagay  5 days back

                                Why not just fly

                                • Austin Yang
                                  Austin Yang  5 days back

                                  4:00 why do you have a bananna for scale

                                  • Kuribo Kutsu
                                    Kuribo Kutsu  5 days back

                                    I sometimes imagine that all this space hype will turn out useless crap after all. What if we leave Earth only to learn that Galaxy is fllled with dusty lifeless rocks, gas giants, poisonous atmosphere planets or simply uninhabitable hellscapes of all sorts? This will be indeed ironic if we completely "use up" Earth at this point will be forced to live in small uncomfortable metal cities or domes fearing that it all will break one day to kill us finally.

                                    • Trisha Bhagat
                                      Trisha Bhagat  5 days back

                                      You took too long to just get to the point...

                                      • Lenny Mapper
                                        Lenny Mapper  5 days back

                                        Hmmm... A prison inside the prison

                                        • IVeon 07
                                          IVeon 07  5 days back

                                          I heard debt and now I’m having flashbacks

                                          • BorisaRed
                                            BorisaRed  7 days back

                                            Basically, stop being drawn to their bullshit, rise above it

                                            • Berkay Atasayar
                                              Berkay Atasayar  1 weeks back

                                              1:42 I felt bad for that bird man

                                              • pp
                                                pp  1 weeks back

                                                Damn you issac newton

                                                • Caleb Minor
                                                  Caleb Minor  1 weeks back

                                                  J’adore la référence de Tintin 😂

                                                  • KindaStrangeTV
                                                    KindaStrangeTV  1 weeks back

                                                    Kurzgesagt- Like Game Theory, but has some form of importance.

                                                    • comandante memes G.E.W.P

                                                      But if we invent a new fuels like ION fuel or plasma fuel IS POssible i Think

                                                      • roblox vids super cool!!!!

                                                        ya know you only need a time machine stop time no gravity no time 1% of feul needed that means more peaple get to mars or the moon the less it worths the more money is saved and that means when you put time on your famous yea you get millions of cash and you the richest and a few things to your ship and a global preasantasion your on news tv evrywhere !!!!!!

                                                        • Blind ASMR
                                                          Blind ASMR  1 weeks back

                                                          "don't worry, it's literally rocket science"
                                                          I chuckled

                                                          • Swarnava Das
                                                            Swarnava Das  1 weeks back

                                                            Loved the Tintin reference.

                                                            • OtterThanMost
                                                              OtterThanMost  1 weeks back

                                                              This is true but we already have all the technology to travel light years in seconds with ARV’s. This isn’t an opinion; it’s a fact

                                                              • V-cast716
                                                                V-cast716  1 weeks back

                                                                So jasper was right

                                                                • Meg Bradich
                                                                  Meg Bradich  1 weeks back

                                                                  Just die, easy.

                                                                  • Rob Slick
                                                                    Rob Slick  1 weeks back

                                                                    Damn this is some deep shit. Never thought of it like that.

                                                                    • basedhalcyon
                                                                      basedhalcyon  1 weeks back

                                                                      sieg zeon

                                                                      • Buttery Bread
                                                                        Buttery Bread  1 weeks back

                                                                        5: 15 B..but the earth is flat!

                                                                        • Gray Star
                                                                          Gray Star  1 weeks back

                                                                          Finally an episode including banannas! <3

                                                                          • Orius25
                                                                            Orius25  1 weeks back

                                                                            There's no evidence that humans are meant to survive long term away from the earth. We have such limited data on this. Even the ISS folks get regular resources shuttled up from Earth. It takes a vast amount of coordination and effort to keep astronauts alive and sane even when they're just orbiting the earth.

                                                                            So framing earth as a prison is misguided. It implies we are meant to leave, when maybe that's not even true. Sure, our sun will go nova in a few billion years. Chances of us even being around to see it at nil, at this rate, so there's almost no point in talking about it. Can any human being even comprehend what a billion years looks like? As a species we've only been around for 150,000 or so.

                                                                            Western science has sold us a dream on technological salvation as the answer to everything. Many ancient scriptures concerning human metaphysics and consciousness practices tell us that humanity has a powerful, innate inner capacity to explore consciousness and the universe by using our spiritual power. What does that mean exactly? I can't say.

                                                                            But consider that maybe the way out is to go in. Paranormal research is really fascinating these days. We know from many case studies and near death experiences that consciousness can become disentangled from the body and travel on its own.

                                                                            There is more to the picture than technology. In fact, the more we put our faith into tech, the more we will forget the amazing abilities nature has furnished us with... abilities that are atrophied in the modern urban environment.

                                                                            • Thought Provoker
                                                                              Thought Provoker  1 weeks back

                                                                              We are part of that prison.

                                                                              • chigga 69
                                                                                chigga 69  1 weeks back

                                                                                Bruh

                                                                                • Йог Сотот
                                                                                  Йог Сотот  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Kurzgesagt: *say about orbit and other*
                                                                                  KSP players: hold my trajectory

                                                                                  • A Gomez
                                                                                    A Gomez  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Even if we had the technology to travel through space, the universe, the governments of the Earth would control it and not release it to the public! For all we know, they could have met aliens already and already have spaceships in space and started an intergalactic war with a species we the public know nothing about because they control the flow of knowledge and they control what's released to the media.

                                                                                    • It's Guardian Time
                                                                                      It's Guardian Time  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I didn't know we were all in the Godfather.

                                                                                      • Smackerlacker
                                                                                        Smackerlacker  2 weeks back

                                                                                        America is my prison. How do I escape it?

                                                                                        • Ruby [Doc]
                                                                                          Ruby [Doc]  2 weeks back

                                                                                          *_[wow... Jasper was right. Earth IS a prison]_*

                                                                                          • i dont honestly know
                                                                                            i dont honestly know  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Ok but how did they figure out the the best way to send a rocket to Mars is to make a spiral of orbits around the Earth?? Man these people don't just make science videos, they make science lol

                                                                                            • Lux Aeterna
                                                                                              Lux Aeterna  2 weeks back

                                                                                              The "debt" is called: KARMA.

                                                                                              • red erio2.0
                                                                                                red erio2.0  2 weeks back

                                                                                                6:01 i am french