Publicado em 17 Fev 2019
Everybody feels lonely sometimes. But only few of us are aware how important this feeling was for our ancestors - and that our modern world can turn it into something that really hurts us. Why do we feel this way and what can we do about it?
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  • We designed a poster on this topic as well. You can find it here: standard.tv/collections/in-a-nutshell/products/in-a-nutshell-loneliness-poster

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  • Psalm 14:1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. Loneliness? Prov18:24 A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. (Jesus) We both know the solution to loneliness and depression. And it sure isn't evolutionary mumbo jumbo. This video is a joke.

  • This is really touching. Thank you for this.

  • This video hits right at home. And I'm watching this alone.

  • have friends can talk to people have a girlfriend but i'm a introvert

  • 33,514

  • Let's just Be-polar xD

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  • 7:36 is that why I stay away from people in the toilet? Wow I should really go close to them and talk

  • *plays Solitude is a bliss - Tame impala "You'll never come close to how i feel." 🎶

  • Jesus took all of my loneliness away.

  • Loneliness is the withdrawal first stage of solitude. We should convert loneliness to solitude and solitude to happiness, a new kind of happiness that most of us are not yet familiar with.

  • you may be lonely, but you are never alone

  • :(

  • The animated work is good but think this episode (in particular) would have done better with like real life stuff.

  • Congrats on trending!!

  • ¿Where da birds?

  • Solice in Solitude is one of the most important things i have ever learned in life.

  • This is really good thank you for this

  • That girl looks similar to hinata (i mean characteristics and the hoodie lol)

  • 1 on trending ,Nice :D

  • What is the music in the background please ?

  • Omfg No.1 on Trending.

  • I'm so in love with the animation

  • (+_+)

  • Just thank you Kurzgesagt.

  • *She took the f**king kids now i am all alone please come help me work karen can i please come back. She took the f**king kids now i am all alone please come back i miss you karen please i miss you.*

  • I feel sad without the birds...

  • Well, y'all wanted America "Great" again. (If it don't apply, let it fly) Now loneliness and misery follows you like your unkempt President. You all aren't introverted... No. Just pull those poles out of your asses and stop acting feverishly weak.. Y'all kill me having the nerve to flare up at someone, but when told go get help, y'all boohoo over it. Like y'all be for real tryna pass Misery around like a virus tho. Smh Like your days aren't numbered...

  • Unfortunately humans are lazy. If they find an easy solution they use it. Social media is illusory, not a substitution for genuine human interactions

  • Well that was amazing thanks guys :)

  • I have been utterly called out

  • *Existential crisis rises*

  • The title alone had me feel all kind of feels

  • Lonely? If your lonely? Go to the damn store! Here in the states, Nobody has time for that crap, We stay busy just trying to make it!

  • This is for all the lonely people Thinking that life has passed them by Don't give up Until you drink from the silver cup She'll never take you down or Never give you up You'll never know until you try - America (the band), 1974

  • Why not everyone's lonley here get to know each other ??

  • Kinda makes me want to rewatch Evangelion again

  • Thank you so much

  • Wow I’m feeling it but I need to change

  • Girls these days selling their nudes are the reason guys are so lonely these days. Girls dont want relationships they just want to use us.

  • Thank you

  • Introverts where y'all at?

  • Im trying to avoid being hurt

  • Thank you for this video We are not alone :)

  • a video about loneliness , #1 on Trending right now.. the statistics are true! great video, FREE VIRTUAL HUGS to all that read this :)

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  • Yeah. . .i am lonely

  • Play pubg get away from loneliness

  • This is really good help for paranoia sufferers

  • What a beautiful vid :) !

  • This deserved to be on trending

  • *LMAO I live alone and all my family is dead and I have not been. In a relationship since high school ( over 10 years ago ). Funny reading the comments below of moronic millennials who have nobody to text and think that's true loneliness. LMAO.*

  • I have been lonely since grade 7. now that I'm in grade 8 I'm still lonely and isolated myself from any kind of human interaction because of the experience of being lonely I can't trust people anymore.

  • the animation and music was just perfect 10/10 while the content was really interesting and helpful.

  • 9:05 Yes yes I am TwT

  • Does that mean *introverts* are more likely to live longer? As they don’t need as much social interaction and so are less likely to feel lonely? Lol I’m here for the long run

  • where are the birds????

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  • it's not that i don't have friends. it's just that they're all fake. honestly, if, like me, you're lonely, it's natural. you really don't have to feel 'sad' or depressed. true, we are social beings built to be in communities, but see loneliness as a chance to get to know the one person you've always taken for granted: yourself. for me, loneliness has stemmed creativity and passion; i can write, and my thoughts flow, simply because i have experienced isolation and rejection. i'm more mature than most of my classmates, even though i'm just sixteen, because of this checkered past! though i do have thoughts about death and falling, i see every day as an opportunity; an opportunity to maybe find that one person who was destined to be mine. that's hope!

  • Birds I want them

  • the fact this is no1 on trending is rather telling

  • I just want to kill myself.

  • I wish I had a friend.

  • Number 1 on trending! Congrats!

  • Congrats on 1# trending!


  • Ask this in india

  • Trending #1 and 3.4M views in less time explains how many people are lonely. 🙋🏻‍♀️😭🙏🏻👋🏻

  • Congrats for #1 on trending!

  • Thank you so much Kurzgesagt

  • Who ever feels alone in here read this: Try to say or bring something cool to others and smile. Then don't wait for a response or to get invited. Do it yourself and invite others, because there are many more people who feel alone also and they will join you!

  • Wow perfect timing I just started high school life

  • Where are the birds?

  • *What if you both love being alone and surrounded with friends?*

  • It's my birthday today, 19 years of loneliness

  • Would rather be lonely than with someone who cheats.

  • why no bird???????

  • Thank you so much for this video. I really needed this. :') Lots of love from India!💝

  • “Make excuses when invited until you’ll never get invited anymore” oh no

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  • Why is the Channel Name German but the Video english ?

  • Sadboy

  • wow, amazing work !

  • How do you fix this if you never get invited in the first place?

  • #1 trending? this shows how retarded our society has become

  • Hey, in a Nutshell. Your music guy is great!

  • Alone Inhale We human animal stone everything Made from same thing we never alone .we just flesh with soul

  • I'm not crying, you are!

  • I like the video. Its an important and i thing its great that yiu aee spreading this message however not opening up is a good thing. You give them a knife they will use it to stab you when they want to hurt you. Again good video i just disagree with onw of your points

  • Does anyone find this video's music theme sounds really good?

  • I'm still 17 isn't it too early to feel like that?? Stupid life..

  • This is deep

  • Where are the BiRdS?