Do Chairs Exist?

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GeneralAlexander 2 dakika önce
Next video does air exits
Mr Margaret Scratcher
Mr Margaret Scratcher 2 dakika önce
Peter Van Inwagen is named after the German version of the concept of the 'incar'
ShRoOm?!? SSBU
ShRoOm?!? SSBU 7 dakika önce
My parents wanted me to go to uni and here I am watching a guy argue if chairs exist
Wolf Tree
Wolf Tree 30 dakika önce
A thing is a design with participals that contribute to the designs purpose
Can Taşkın
Can Taşkın 47 dakika önce
Harry G
Harry G 49 dakika önce
Man literally licked dried ass sweat off a chair wth🤣🤣
Aristides 50 dakika önce
Im pretty sure his beard is making him insane
The random weird channel
The random weird channel Saatler önce
At least a video not from 7 years ago (hello who sees this in 7 years)
Nathao Saatler önce
Jason S.
Jason S. Saatler önce
Do chairs exist? I hope you're sitting down!
Starckboy Saatler önce
I have never seen someone sit with their legs like that. My leg was falling asleep just watching this.
StaticYonder Saatler önce
I was thinking of Alan Watts this whole video, and then Michael mentioned him, and my heart smiled
Minnie W
Minnie W Saatler önce
If you get rid of the backrest is it considered a stool? So, inside of a chair is there also a stool?
Zachary McArthur
Zachary McArthur Saatler önce
“Do chairs exist?” Me: oh shit. Here we go.
Joearth ll Alfar
Joearth ll Alfar Saatler önce
5:34 dam he strong
ZZ909 Saatler önce
that was a banger Michael
Joearth ll Alfar
Joearth ll Alfar Saatler önce
Dam why did i just watch this and have a crisis about reality
Mich Tai
Mich Tai 2 saatler önce
got em on the technicality.
Evil Minion of The Month
Evil Minion of The Month 2 saatler önce
I only perceive things with my senses. If it looks and feels chair-ish and it can be potentially sat on, than it's a chair. But only because I know that they are called chairs. After all, what is an island if not an island? Or a chair, if not a chair?
Indigo Sonata
Indigo Sonata 2 saatler önce
We are one with everything!
Sean Mijares
Sean Mijares 4 saatler önce
"Disappear. This chair is an eyesore. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair. This chair!" -Edgy kid who can see death lines
SleepTighty 4 saatler önce
I’m now unsure if chairs exist
ALPHA_sh 5 saatler önce
the "boil o" analigy could just be replaced with fire itself, a concept we made that we say heats the water and everything but fire really doesnt exist in a pure sense as its just combustion of gas releasing energy
phoenix21studios 5 saatler önce
Roland Gibbs
Roland Gibbs 5 saatler önce
Triggers' broom
Eric Velasquez
Eric Velasquez 5 saatler önce
All this mumbo jumbo can be sum up in 1 phrase "I think therefore I am"
Random posts
Random posts 5 saatler önce
You make me question reality
Nate Connell
Nate Connell 5 saatler önce
Chairs are just elevated floors.
john smith
john smith 6 saatler önce
me the entire time 👁👄👁
Salim Sheikh
Salim Sheikh 6 saatler önce
I literally watched the whole video to see if you would get to the -ing and refer to Alan Watts. The first 35 minutes of scientific mumbo jumbo was painful to watch though
Satchel Walton
Satchel Walton 6 saatler önce
Great video, but should more explicitly address emergence. Let's put it this way: does a molecule of water exist? A molecule of water consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom, all bonded to each other, yes, but it also has properties that none of its constituent parts have on their own. Water is polar, but none of the atoms in water are polar in and of themselves. The polar-ness comes from the relationship between the individual atoms. In the same way, some "things" can exist that cannot be logically broken into smaller parts. It suffers from some of the same problems addressed, but is an interesting theory.
Wawa shortie Plays
Wawa shortie Plays 6 saatler önce
Calen Dulaney
Calen Dulaney 7 saatler önce
*whips out switchblade* Chairs don't exist
Magpie105 7 saatler önce
Goddammit just when I think I got shit figured out Michael comes by and fucks me all up again.... damnit
Ashley Rose
Ashley Rose 7 saatler önce
Ontology is such a Michael subject, in a positive way
PhantomHalf 7 saatler önce
I would like to think that this is how michael comes up with video ideas after a nightmare
hamduckchicken 8 saatler önce
I learn more here than in school
Richard Gratton
Richard Gratton 8 saatler önce
So « chairs » do not exist… Maybe that’s why I sit on my toilet!
xrrxy vvoi
xrrxy vvoi 8 saatler önce
shirt and I love it but my family thinks its talking about my member. Its not. Love this channel.
Creepx_hd 123
Creepx_hd 123 8 saatler önce
another thing would be at what point is something alive. Humans are made of flesh, bones and organs (etc) and those are made of cells (which are alive) which are made of atoms (which aren't alive). So at which point in adding atoms does a human become alive.
verygoodusername name
verygoodusername name 37 dakika önce
ShadowKnight 2001
ShadowKnight 2001 8 saatler önce
What chair?
Thinh Tan
Thinh Tan 8 saatler önce
it kind of dry, .. and a liltle bit salty
xrrxy vvoi
xrrxy vvoi 8 saatler önce
Philosophy: The art of turning "stuff" into complicated, mind bending useless stuff.
Ghillie Suit Man
Ghillie Suit Man 8 saatler önce
Sean Ocansey
Sean Ocansey 8 saatler önce
Is tea soup?
AVOCADO 9 saatler önce
No No they don't exist
Bob Jones
Bob Jones 9 saatler önce
I am death, I am the scattering. Fantastic supervillain line.
underwearskids 9 saatler önce
Why is this so fascinating?
Supertuesday 9 saatler önce
"I am not a thing that dies and becomes scattered, I am death, and I am the scattering"
Kyle 9 saatler önce
Everyone's watching a video about chairs but no one's asking how he sits like that.
Hondat 10 saatler önce
This reminds me of the book "The world of Null-A" by Van Vogt.
Sarah Abramova
Sarah Abramova 10 saatler önce
Michael can say "I am Death" without being emo.
ZaikO 10 saatler önce
how long was that cheese there...
Buried Alive
Buried Alive 10 saatler önce
It's the slice of cheese for me.. :)
Sammy Gacha XOXO
Sammy Gacha XOXO 10 saatler önce
who tf comes up with this stuff, my brain hurts
Anonymous 10 saatler önce
BADLUCKSOMA 10 saatler önce
Anonymous 10 saatler önce
SQbuilder 10 saatler önce
there are infinite orange things in this video
Rusty Osgood
Rusty Osgood 11 saatler önce
Philosophy: The art of turning "stuff" into complicated, mind bending useless stuff.
moistbread 11 saatler önce
I need to know if farting underwater creates negative pressure in your body, ASAP
Soaring Eagle
Soaring Eagle 11 saatler önce
Philosophy. Making simple things overly complicated for no good reason.
GodCallsMeDivine 11 saatler önce
lornlynx 11 saatler önce
"Was this video a waste of my time?"
Jonathan Gauci
Jonathan Gauci 11 saatler önce
So 2 questions from my end: 1) only simples “exist” , therefore only simples can have an identity 2) am “i” a simple then? An simple entity that is not phyisical ? How do i identify myself as myself? And a statement from my end that i would like to ask if is a logical statment // to me a “thing” can only exist if an external observer exists, which in turn brings up the question what am “i”?
Mr.X 11 saatler önce
Mr. Mik what u think about Curiosity
MrStrangeSensation 11 saatler önce
I forgot how much I love vsauce. Michael casually pulling a slice of cheese out of his t-shirt reminded me.
Idk 12 saatler önce
Gitm: oi mike these idiots are figuring out this is a simulation mike : shut up I’m watching this idiot doing mid life crisis of figuring out are chairs are real staying calm for half a hour
Nagoshichao 12 saatler önce
Pacey Hackett
Pacey Hackett 12 saatler önce
Vsauce music is always fire. Everything about this channel can get it 😅
Kushal 12 saatler önce
dude from where do you source your mushrooms?
Scott C.
Scott C. 13 saatler önce
So does Vsauce Michael exist or is it Michael atoms arranged Vsaucewise? or is it Vsauce atoms arranged Michaelwise?
Krishna Singh
Krishna Singh 13 saatler önce
Michael just realised that languages exist
Augustus Drake
Augustus Drake 13 saatler önce
37 minutes of my life gone
Dick Heiney
Dick Heiney 13 saatler önce
Emmet- James Blondel
Emmet- James Blondel 13 saatler önce
HnnnnNo not now I'm going to bed, brain melting.
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• Uno reverse card • 13 saatler önce
“Do chairs exist?” 3.8M+ people: *Intreating.*
pbowser89 13 saatler önce
I actually watched a video a day or 2 ago and it literally showed a building with a literal entire house located in the attic. So sir, i must say that it seems a building and a house coexisting within the same structure isn't against the laws of physics
TokyoDisplay 13 saatler önce
Michael: Chairs don't exist Also Michael: Chairs exist Me: Waaaa!?
Mawo Duffer
Mawo Duffer 14 saatler önce
What if the simples making up everything are chairs
Røbby 14 saatler önce
Bruh you're silly
Mohit Sharma
Mohit Sharma 14 saatler önce
How it started: do chairs exist? How it's going: I am death and I am scattering.
Productimothy 14 saatler önce
I prefer to think that reality is just elements. The name we give is just a grouping of the function of the collective atoms for purposes of communication and thinking. If the group of atoms no longer serve its function, it cannot be perceived or classified by the name because the objective of communication and thinking has not been met. It's all about human perceptions... When/if we create superintelligent AI, we would have to program it to learn human associations for things; otherwise, it would make any and all connections between anything and everything, which ruins the point of a neural network. (Without pattern recognition, it couldn't do anything.) But if we allowed it, let's say, 1,000 times as many logical connections between things as we learn and use ourselves, the AI would think much more efficiently--it would just need a better way to communicate. (I remember hearing discussions over the huge barrier in machine to human communication in the AI community.) Random thought: In a way, human-level thought is just a large number of functions that interact with each other.I don't have any experience in the creation of AI, but my thought is this: if we could break down human thought into individual functions, and apt them to interact such as ours, we could theoretically create human-level AI quite plausibly. It would inherently be able to think faster just because our neural interactivity is slower than technology is capable. We obviously could optimise it beyond human capability through giving it: 1. types of sensory inputs we don't have 2. complete symbioses to a duplicate systems 3. giving it innumerable input via the internet (possibly filtering the input through another AI to best meet defined objectives) 4. we could allow it to self-optimize at max speed. (Clearly, there's more to be brought up.)
KBER 14 saatler önce
L_3 14 saatler önce
I always enjoy the perspectives and possibilities he explains. Also 05:15 wtf
True Chaotic
True Chaotic 14 saatler önce
a 38 minute theory of how chairs exist, humans are evolving a little too fast
Kodd 14 saatler önce
34:53 Clip it.
Joe Dayton
Joe Dayton 15 saatler önce
the way he crossed his legs made me aggressively uncomfortable
Kodd 15 saatler önce
I can finally convince my teacher the word "stuff" is good.
Brandon Kigen
Brandon Kigen 15 saatler önce
He had my curiosity but when He sat like that, he had my attention
Nejc Brezničar
Nejc Brezničar 15 saatler önce
IStillLikeIke 15 saatler önce
I’m glad I’m not the only one who keeps cheese in my t shirt
Parky120 15 saatler önce
eres un grande, calvo
xoxosu 15 saatler önce
FeastMyBrain 15 saatler önce
More like "Hey Vsauce, Michael here. How fast can you run??"
Pandaplush22 15 saatler önce
You you can physically feel it, yes.
Misteraskman 15 saatler önce
Is this and educational Found Footage?
Dewyu Nohmi
Dewyu Nohmi 16 saatler önce
V.S. = (?) My Mind is Dirty. 😆
TreeofLiberty Defense
TreeofLiberty Defense 16 saatler önce
My fiancée was trying on clothes while I was exercising and watching this. She left the room and said “I’m going upstairs my brain is overloaded”
Mickey Halo
Mickey Halo 16 saatler önce
"There is no spoon."
Sunbrey_ 16 saatler önce
Do Tables... *Exist*?
Woofle the Dog
Woofle the Dog 16 saatler önce
What girls watch at 3 AM: makeup tutorials What boy's watch at 3 AM:
Atharva Swami
Atharva Swami 16 saatler önce
I questioned Michael's life after this video...
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