Loading...

How Is Everything Interconnected?

83,690 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Apr 13, 2017

Try The Great Courses Plus at: http://ow.ly/zIpD30aclsSa. CORRECTION: The Great Courses Plus is offering a 30 day free trial to PBS Idea Channel viewers.

Support us on Patreon! https://patreon.com/pbsideachannel
We got merch! http://bit.ly/1U8fS1B
Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter
Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook
Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelreddit
Idea Channel IRC! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelirc
Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] com

Everything™ is “a consciousness simulator and open universe exploration game”. In it, you inhabit rhinos, pinwheels, lenticular galaxies, the west nile virus, and more. No humans, though. Tractors and apartment buildings: yes; people: nuh-uh. As these things, you jaunt about, singing, dancing, and discussing the nature of existence with fellow things. Occasionally, things play recordings of the late, great British philosopher Alan Watts. But you may ask, what’s so worthwhile about BEING THINGS? This is something philosophers have struggled with for literal millenia. Everything Creator David OReilly conveniently lists FIVE of them in the game’s credits: Seneca, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Arthur Schopenhauer. Each struggled with appreciating things-as-things, from a human perspective. Today we’re gonna talk about these dudes, and their ideas, to outline the epic struggle of understanding how me, you, chain links, post it notes and pollen are interconnected, but fundamentally different.


--COMMENT RESPONSES TO LAST WEEK’S EPISODE--
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&vide...

--We Love PBS Videos--
The Art Assignment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUzxd...

It’s Okay To Be Smart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulbUt...

Infinite Series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMKyu...

Space Time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ACW7...

Crash Course
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4R7R-...

The Great Courses Plus is currently available to watch through a web browser to almost anyone in the world and optimized for the US market. The Great Courses Plus is currently working to both optimize the product globally and accept credit card payments globally."

--FURTHER READING & SOURCES--
http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/eve...

IAN BOGOST

Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing
http://newbooksnetwork.com/ian-bogost...


--ASSET LINKS--

0:41 & 2:06 Exclusive: EVERYTHING, A Game Where You Can Play as Everything — PS4 Gameplay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhcPe...

2:31 Raw Craft with Anthony Bourdain - Episode Nine- Rachel Rosenkrantz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC6Ac...

4:02 PHILOSOPHY - The Stoics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu7n0...

6:40 Primitive Technology- Tiled Roof Hut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P73RE...

10:36 Top Finds- Tang Dynasty Marble Lion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYeA0...

10:39 Deering Banjo Lessons - Clawhammer Method
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnAZl...

11:07 Glove and Boots - All Together Now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJRUo...

11:45 Ikea "Lamp" Commercial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBqhI...

--MERCH--
https://store.dftba.com/collections/i...
T-Shirts Designed by:
http://artsparrow.com/

----------------------------------------­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­------------------------­-­-­-­-
Written and hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta)
(who also has a podcast! Reasonably Sound: http://bit.ly/1sCn0BF)

Made by Kornhaber Brown (http://www.kornhaberbrown.com)

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...