Why Meat is the Best Worst Thing in the World 🍔

  • Published on Sep 30, 2018
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    • Baneaname Tomlinson
      Baneaname Tomlinson 17 hours ago

      You should get really mad and break your mundane voice and rant in a video it would be hilarious

    • SaniK
      SaniK Day ago

      Hello Kurzgesagt! I love your video and have been subbed for over 6mo. I was wondering, you did a couple videos about what a portion of the immune system is and how it attacks bacteria and viruses. Could you do a 2-3 part video that explains the entire complicated process? I think it would be very interesting how the entire things work! Is there any research out there that is finding new ways to attack bac/viruses in ways our immune system doesn't, or ways to fight with/train our immune system? That would be really interesting to know!

    • Itz Terra
      Itz Terra 2 days ago

      Gave themselves a heart lmao

    • Zichka Devil's Sister
      Zichka Devil's Sister 2 days ago

      Turkish subs PLEAASEEE 😧😧😧

    • Geraldine Baptichon
      Geraldine Baptichon 4 days ago


  • pippo spano
    pippo spano 7 hours ago

    you vegans apparently believe that we meat eaters should be scared of cruelty. it is because you are city people with no balls. as children we never missed the show of the pork being murdered. the yard dog always got the dick of the pig which was incredibly long once dismembered from the body and the good dog was soo happy to take that cock in his mouth and run somewhere to eat that big fat chunk of meat, followed by the cats hoping to get some. the whole place was smeared in blood but blood wasn't wasted because it was good for sausages and black pudding. killing chicken wasn't even a deal, guests at home meant a whole poultry holocaust to feed everybody. we all were and are hunters, no greater pleasure than seeing that your rifle or gun shot downed that bird or popped open the skull of a boar, in short there are a hell of a lot of people who really laugh at you and your delicate feelings about beasts. go to Africa, go to Asia, go tell a central Africa or Mongolian herdman that killing his animals is bad and see if anyone will listen to your bullshit or make laughing stock of you. because you vegans are buffoons and nothing more.

  • FroggyRibbits
    FroggyRibbits 8 hours ago

    Nice Bob's burgers reference

  • Jake B
    Jake B 8 hours ago

    What is creativity? How is imagination possible?

  • Heinz Guderian
    Heinz Guderian 8 hours ago

    Shit vegans! Do u know plants is alive things and when u eat a plant u kill someone? Motherfucker

  • Cristian Arreola
    Cristian Arreola 8 hours ago

    Fried pickles FTW!

  • Cristian Arreola
    Cristian Arreola 8 hours ago

    I like the Fallout series too.

  • Gabriel Santiago
    Gabriel Santiago 8 hours ago

    please make a video explaining how radiation works and its properties, really love your videos ❤️

  • A Taco Videogames,science,more

    those videos and articles about how meat is produced just make me hungry, also on a serious note I think the best way might be to use bugs such as crickets, beetles, etc. and replace our current meats with them

  • Vivek Lebouef
    Vivek Lebouef 9 hours ago

    Be kind to the planet; hunt and fish.

  • Marcus Gallant
    Marcus Gallant 9 hours ago +1

    If we stop eating meat and drinking milk what would happen to the animals will we just throw them into the wilderness and let them die, put then in shelters? There are millions of animals so we can't put them in shelters because there's to many animals. So what would happen to the animals we would have to kill them and then throw the meat away. So should we eat meat? Answer that vegans.

  • Literal Trash
    Literal Trash 10 hours ago

    Honestly expected a "sponsored by PETA" message at the end smh

  • Eileithyia
    Eileithyia 10 hours ago

    don't worry guys, i'll go vegan once meat becomes illegal. sure killing animals is a bad thing but if i go vegan now, some fatass american will get to eat my share of meat too. so hey, they're already dead so might as well don't waste it.

  • MLG Corgo
    MLG Corgo 10 hours ago

    Still gonna eat meat and you ain't gonna stop me.

  • Michael Mendoza
    Michael Mendoza 11 hours ago

    This video made me want to slaughter all my bacon from this point forward in my life....

    JAIII 11 hours ago

    LMAOOO! I love 'Bob's Burgers'!

  • Cringe Appearance
    Cringe Appearance 11 hours ago

    Vegetables can feel pain too, even worse, they usually eaten alive LOL

  • Wyatt Linnik
    Wyatt Linnik 11 hours ago

    It so sad 😩😢😢😭

  • Muffin Gaming
    Muffin Gaming 11 hours ago

    Uh, why do we have Bob's Burgers characters? Lmfao.

  • Derrick McAdoo
    Derrick McAdoo 11 hours ago

    Title is false advertising. And who throws out meat? WHO?

  • reginacattus
    reginacattus 12 hours ago


  • Lexiouse
    Lexiouse 12 hours ago

    big oof

  • karkesyc
    karkesyc 12 hours ago

    Just a decade or so of necessary animal cruelty before we can have lab meat...that is if the meat and farming industry doesn't start bribing some people.

  • Noah Bailey
    Noah Bailey 13 hours ago

    I like the emoji that you put on the title 🙃 🍔

  • The Insufferable Deadpool

    The truth is cruel

  • Deniz Eren İlhan
    Deniz Eren İlhan 14 hours ago +1

    Go Vegan !

  • AbsoluteRedemption27
    AbsoluteRedemption27 14 hours ago


  • noah ferry
    noah ferry 15 hours ago

    I hate some people who treat animals like this!!!!!!

  • David Muniz
    David Muniz 15 hours ago

    I had know idea that they do that to those animals, before I thought the vegan’s rants were no big deal because I thought the animals were treated somewhat okay. This is unacceptable man!

  • Masked Man
    Masked Man 15 hours ago

    Bobs burgerz

  • Rahul Dhargalkar
    Rahul Dhargalkar 15 hours ago

    This is a dilemma!

  • DMAN D
    DMAN D 15 hours ago

    Such a great video! Many vegans say the same things but they are just discounted and ignored because they are vegan. It's good to see someone who is not known as being vegan talking about it.

  • Tppcrpg
    Tppcrpg 15 hours ago

    I don't care if its cruel or unsustainable. I will keep eating them. Why should I care if my food suffers or not?

    • Tppcrpg
      Tppcrpg 14 hours ago

      Why so mad?

    • renge9909
      renge9909 14 hours ago +1


  • Андрей Ибн Сергей

    Веганское нытьё, отписка

  • ToTac
    ToTac 16 hours ago

    Enjoy your meat, but also respect it, a very important message.

  • Miyoung Cho
    Miyoung Cho 16 hours ago +1


  • Batiste Carpinetty
    Batiste Carpinetty 16 hours ago

    Really efficient, thanks!

  • Scottie Burgess
    Scottie Burgess 16 hours ago

    And remember folks, if you don't eat your meat, YOU CANT HAVE ANY PUDDING!

  • Michael Mische
    Michael Mische 16 hours ago

    Americans throw out 500 grams of meat away EACH DAY? What the fuck is wrong with you guys?

  • Techno Grub
    Techno Grub 17 hours ago

    Eating meat is fine, but we just have to eat 90% less of it

  • Just a Zebra that does minecraft totorials

    lol cows shit global warming

  • Selenian Sun
    Selenian Sun 17 hours ago

    We can all still eat McDonald’s


    DORIS OXFORD 17 hours ago

    Captions says "Intro - In a Nurshell"

  • Color me Color you
    Color me Color you 17 hours ago

    Very disappointing video. You have lost all your reputation for me ( I’ve been following you for years btw). While all of your videos have a message, this, the most important one ( this is about life and death) has no bold message... for people’s desires, living creatures are being slaughtered and you are saying: eat chicken instead... shame on you.

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      */ 17 hours ago

      You are entitled to your opinion. But I personally think a more consumerism based video is nice for a change

  • Rome Frost
    Rome Frost 17 hours ago

    I love Kurzgesagt! I really do. You make awesome videos. I have to say that so you know I'm not some crazy vegan. That said, I found some problems with your video. There's a lot I love too. Kudos for taking a stand on meat. And I understand some of what I say has already been commented. In that case, I'm seconding it. The facts about the environmental and cruel hazards were great. And I understand you are trying to sway carnists who might be on the fence of eating less meat but using words like "tasty parts", "steak is amazing" "burgers are the best food" and "chicken wings taste great" doesn't need to be said. Meat eaters already know they like meat. That addiction is the problem. And those statements just verify why people eat meat and it veers far from the objective truths you usually stick to. And meat isn't what brings people together. It's food. Vegans come together over food too. Again, this strays from objective facts that you're known for. I understand that you can't tell people to go vegan because there are levels of thoughtful eating. Organic meat is less bad than nonorganic and chicken is less destructive than beef. But I think suggesting no meat as a choice. Meatless day is a minor step and no meat is a bigger one. Choices. You mention lab meat which isn't even a choice yet when there is plant-based food that has been around since the dawn of time.
    When suggesting a trusted meat purveyor, you're contradicting the point you made earlier about people trying to cheat the system with organic products. I thought about only eating organic meat and realized how untrustworthy it was and what little difference it made to the animals, the planet and my health so it was easier to opt out. You also left out heart disease and its ties to meat. Very important. And describing this as part of our complicated world, I think, will lead people to think they can't do anything, it's hopeless and it's out of their hands. It's also odd to say meat is "sort of a horrible torture" after admitting it's "extremely unsustainable". It's a horrible torture. You described it perfectly earlier in the video. "Enjoy your steak but respect it. Make it something special again." Again, this seems like you're appeasing people who don't want to think about their food choices and letting them off the hook. I'm all for opting out of meat as a small step but telling people to enjoy it is unnecessary. They already do. And respect it? It's dead tissue from an animal. Failing to respect life and the pain animals go through but respecting the meat from its death makes no sense. To sum up this long rant (sorry), I'd like to again say I appreciate the information you provided. I think it will reach meat eaters much better than a staunch vegan would. I just wish the language was less wishy-washy, subjective and equivocating. I'd like to know your thoughts if anyone at Kurzgesagt even reads this. (1 out of 56,000 comments wow!) Thanks for all the videos!

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      */ 17 hours ago

      Well I'm not afflicted by Kurzgesagt but it is nice to see your comment!!!!!!

  • No Add
    No Add 17 hours ago

    This is SO INCREDIBLY GOOD. So informative. I already am at least 90% vegan for 2 years.

  • Cloe Chapotot
    Cloe Chapotot 17 hours ago

    Correct me if I’m wrong... but at minute 5:04 the girl is Heidi with her dog and bird

  • Oliver Sacco
    Oliver Sacco 18 hours ago

    Do not care meat is tasty I have bought meat to toss out just cause vegans and vegetarians get bitchy

  • L
    L 18 hours ago

    this ain't it. Lots of other information you didn't mention and of course only chose the "pro-vegan" facts only. Still gonna continue eating it.

  • Hong Pham
    Hong Pham 18 hours ago

    wtf y are we wasting water and food just on meat ._. and wasting antibiotics

  • Alefy Music
    Alefy Music 18 hours ago

    becoming vegan in 3 ,2 ,1...

  • spooky Surname
    spooky Surname 18 hours ago

    Alright still gonna eat meat tho

  • raheb shaikh
    raheb shaikh 18 hours ago

    But have you ever had beef burgers?

  • lavupcreeper
    lavupcreeper 19 hours ago

    I would usually have complained about the sponsor but the videos are so good I actually don't mind at all.

  • aditya barik
    aditya barik 19 hours ago +1

    sir I have seen you saying The Light's speed is not enough to travel through the galaxies but can teleportation work? can you make a video on teleportation?

  • Fera Dose
    Fera Dose 19 hours ago

    Fuck yeah I love meat

  • Fréquence 432-KVL
    Fréquence 432-KVL 19 hours ago

    Ho ! An eyebot in this video ! :)

  • DasDazor
    DasDazor 19 hours ago

    Burgers isnt the best food
    Pizza is, it doesnt even need meat to be better than a burger

  • CDGame 25
    CDGame 25 19 hours ago

    The bob’s burger reference was funny

  • Martin Filion
    Martin Filion 19 hours ago

    you should have touched upon venison meat and what the effects are with the consumption of wild game meats... looking forward to more awesome videos!!

  • Battle bros
    Battle bros 19 hours ago

    did u know Kurzgesgat is german for "in short

  • Matt gg
    Matt gg 19 hours ago

    What a refreshing video. Informative and shows the dark side of eating meat, without demonising meat eaters or making it seem that you are instantly a good person if you are vegetarian.

  • Rick Dommisse
    Rick Dommisse 20 hours ago


    are bad???

  • Magrat Knoblauch
    Magrat Knoblauch 20 hours ago

    I don't understand how so many people write in the comments "Now I understand why people become vegan"
    Please don't understand me wrong, I don't want to sound arrogant, but I kinda thought that the arguments in the video were not new knowledge. (Or maybe I should say if people at some point seen a documentary, discussed with a vegan their diet or in any way dealt with the topic)
    And just for the record, no, I am not a vegan. I eat meat regularly, though I reduced my weekly meat consume to a minimum and if I can, only buy meat from small farmers.
    The comments just show in my eyes, that the people who wrote them never before considered these arguments for themselves before they were brought up to them by this video.
    Which shows another thing that I observed on my countless times and years spending in social networks: that people seem to be less contend to consider more than the side they think is right and instead take everything personal and don't regard the arguments and views from the front they are drawn up controversially.
    You are more on the left side of politics? Oh, you are a lefttard, snowflake and SJW. You are on the right side? You must be automatically a Nazi and bad human. You are a vegan? Pff, you only want to seem like a better human being "cruelty free". You are a meat eater? How dare you, you are a murderer.
    Under this video I read so many rude comments towards vegans and condescending comments towards meat eaters.
    Can't we just all take a step back and to each other, consider the arguments of the other side, be polite even if we don't agree with their views and remember that behind every anonymous channel name is a real human being.
    If you read so far, thanks for the attention and have a lovely day.

  • mathieutsu
    mathieutsu 20 hours ago

    Why do people seemingly associate for some reason MEAT with FAST-FOOD everytime?

  • ⵄⴰⴱⴷ ⵚⴰⵎⴰⴷ ⴰⵊⴹⴰⵔ

    Can't give up meat (third world issue) I wish they'll invest more in lab meat, the efficiency would mean it'll be cheap and it'll be very ethical, I think people especially in poor countries would get into it in a heart beat.

  • genius kid
    genius kid 20 hours ago

    i just ate 2 eggs ....
    but i'm vegan now

  • Miko Chua
    Miko Chua 21 hour ago

    I wish most humans die

  • burak ayan
    burak ayan 21 hour ago

    Those arguments are strong but not strong enough me to convert a vegan

  • I Draw Gibberish
    I Draw Gibberish 21 hour ago

    I made a whole playlist dedicated to this channel

  • Ahmed
    Ahmed 21 hour ago

    When you tell someone
    "No matter what you do you can't make me a vegan"

  • Jason Lee
    Jason Lee 21 hour ago

    This video made me carnivore. Thank you

  • Mohammed Ayaan
    Mohammed Ayaan 21 hour ago +1

    So , what about fish?

    • Friso de Jong
      Friso de Jong 18 hours ago

      No good either. Worldwide fish 'supplies' are heavily depleted already and bycatch kills far too many great animals such as whales, sharks, turtles, dolphins, etc... Of course there's also fishing farms, but this again requires land to grow crops to feed to the fish.

  • Arshyan khan
    Arshyan khan 21 hour ago

    4:48😠😠😭😭 what happen if this is done to us?

  • Mr.Pikachu
    Mr.Pikachu 22 hours ago

    Watching this while eating hotdogs...

  • michael cancino
    michael cancino 22 hours ago

    Can you do videos about starting up a business and how to continue it and be successful? It would help alot

  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis 22 hours ago

    Urghh my biggest question about food is *would* *it* *be* *a* *SIN!* *to* *eat* *MEAT?* Instead of eating once every weak

  • Ace 0f Spades
    Ace 0f Spades 22 hours ago

    In a Nutshell - Bob's Burger xD
    But its kinda disgusting... sad story...

  • Jimmy Uranus
    Jimmy Uranus 22 hours ago

    We certainly don't need 3,5 more billion people though.

  • Jake OB
    Jake OB 22 hours ago

    Fallout new vegas easter egg!

  • Pr00ch
    Pr00ch 22 hours ago

    our K/D is amazing boys, god bless burgers

  • rahul chouhan
    rahul chouhan 23 hours ago

    mind touching and heart crushing

  • Oliver Deckenhoff
    Oliver Deckenhoff 23 hours ago

    This is pure madness

  • Doctor Spaghetti
    Doctor Spaghetti 23 hours ago

    I'm forced to be.. by the many animal rapists in this sick humanity..

    • Doctor Spaghetti
      Doctor Spaghetti 23 hours ago

      It's sickening to think some fat ugly guy or some famous porn fucktard women to have raped my meat with diseases.. where's normal "differ" society when you need them? Like villager life, fire tribes and shit like that.. where's good people on thisa earth gone to.. Cringetown in Edgeyworld??

  • Sion Webb
    Sion Webb 23 hours ago

    respect your meat by not buying it and consuming it- go vegan!

  • JDpersson cuz y Not
    JDpersson cuz y Not 23 hours ago +2

    I’m eating a hamburger rn


  • Lord Mc Troll
    Lord Mc Troll Day ago +2


  • ceren
    ceren Day ago +1

    My friend was vegan but had to quit because her teeth started to get decayed because of the lack of calcium. Meat is in human’s nature, we NEED TO eat it. Just because your stupid ass country doesn’t know how to produce it ethically doesn’t mean that everyone should go vegan. I respect who are vegan because it’s a brave choice, but if you blame others for not going vegan, you are a dumb fuck. You are the ones to grow up honestly. Your stopping to eat meat won’t change anything, try doing something else instead. Like go do some homework and become a supervisor that takes down the cruel brands and factories. It’s more possible than making 8 billion people become vegan.

  • ceren
    ceren Day ago

    There is no animal cruelty in Turkey. You can trust every brands here. Our country is complicated as fuck, but that could be the one thing I love about this country.

  • TheCoffeeCup
    TheCoffeeCup Day ago +2

    Vegans says otherwise

  • scada system
    scada system Day ago

    can you please do a video on the advantage of eating insects for protein over animal protein?

  • hiyyee
    hiyyee Day ago

    “... buried deep in our lizard brain.” ??? Wtf.

  • TheMCRcharlotte
    TheMCRcharlotte Day ago

    Been vegan for almost 5 years now!

    • TheMCRcharlotte
      TheMCRcharlotte 21 hour ago

      And yet you know my life just by 7 words I typed in a youtube comment? Wow hay guys we have a psychic here!

    • Lilac Lizard
      Lilac Lizard 21 hour ago

      And yet you're still not over the compulsive urge to announce it everytime you walk into a room?

  • Scharnvirk-Jerac

    Nice and thoughtprov---SKILLSHARE SPAM STRIKES AGAIN!!!!
    ...and here goes the mood.

  • Tamlyhoc2go
    Tamlyhoc2go Day ago

    You are what you ...

  • The DiJi PlayerZ

    We in India don't eat meat on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and one month fully in a year we don't eat meat. And mostly we eat chicken as beef and pork is restricted in (not all indian religions) some religion.

  • Galaxis
    Galaxis Day ago

    I'm a vegetarian and thus I'd prefer that everyone else just go that way. But, really, if the entire world is not enough to grow food for everyone, even meat, then there are just too many people being fed. It seems like there are about 10 times as many people as an ideal population. I mean really, 750,000,000 people isn't enough to advance science and technology and express great art, etc. while you're at it? I think it is. Then, we wouldn't be running out of water for people in some areas, land for growing food, frikkin sand to make enough concrete to cover the earth in buildings and roads... everyone wants everything and everyone to live forever. Nothing could be more obvious than that is not sustainable.

  • DODO
    DODO Day ago

    Great, I make school project about eating meat and not eating meat and I use arguments from this video

  • simon T
    simon T Day ago

    The video overlooks the world's vast tracts of marginal land that cannot be used for crops, but are fine for grazing. A very European video.

  • Dopamine
    Dopamine Day ago

    I figure by 2050, lab grown meat will be a staple.