The Greater Good - Mind Field S2 (Ep 1)

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Onkgopotse Sibanyoni : Ethics board: "What are the benefits this experiment?" Michael: "Dem Views"

Reilly McDowell : Imagine thinking that you just killed somebody with a train and then michael stevens runs through the door and tells you not to freak out.

Clear Lens Cap : Imagine one of the test subjects just crossing their arms and smiling, doing absolutely nothing and showing no concern

jon bang : Them: omg I just killed someone aaaggghhhh. Michael: chill, it’s just a prank bro. EDIT: ohmygosh thanks for sooo many likes!

Atharv Karbhari : If they had tested this on some person with superpowers then he would have accidentally revealed himself which would have proven more usefull for science.

Dolan Dark : I think this is one of the only good Youtube Red shows. Thank you lord Michael

EvaanArkansas : No more free memes you gotta pay now

xRECONCILEDX : plot twist: the subjects are actors too :>

L'onde d'Argenteuil : “How many test subjects would you think is adequate to extract some general conclusions about extremely complicated psychological processes in a semi-controlled environment? -I don’t know, 7 or 8?”

Jasmin Grossen : RIP last Vsauce video I can afford 😓

xSplayd : wow an actual good youtube red show. well done

Three Dots : I would pull the lever halfway so the train would derail and hopefully go without hitting anyone!

RedoranGuard's-SkyrimBattles : Plot twist: The Train splits in two and kills them all! :)

Blodhthringa : What if they were all actors and the experiment isn't reactions to the trolley problem, but instead, the experiment is how people would react to seeing people being subjected to the trolley problem. The experiment is to see if the general public thinks this kind of psychological experiment is generally accepted as "for the greater good" for the purpose of conducting future experiments. What better place to conduct that experiment than YouTube?

Nilanjana Deb : Yo why isn't vsauce uploading free videos anymore?

Liam Foskett : Who else got actually nervous during the later half of the video.

Andre Kelly : What if the single person on the track was a teenager or child? Not to say a child would be on a train track just hypothetically.

Jemar De Jesus : 1971 we will have flying cars in the future........ 2018 we have this guy

TG373 -M85 : Also on the episodes where you say "studies show x" can you put a link to the study?

youtoober2013 : 0:48 Better question: What should the car do if it has to make a decision between running over children or putting you into a wall to save them?

Uriah Siner : Btw, Im still not getting Youtube Red.

TQuaden Quaden : I would take the 5 people. We are too many ;)

Joel P : 27:23 Lever is on track 2. Then at 27:30 the lever is back to track 1. : Vsauce: The Greater Good Other channels would have named it: the trolley problem (social experiment)

beytrod : I guess Michael's not here anymore lol

Kriloqueen : wouldn't call it a "greater good" -type situation. more like "lesser evil"

Henry Zhang : Why did this make me so tense

Jeremey Bafico : Anybody else miss the normal Vsauce before they went to YouTube premium

raphael caloz : The screening process makes the study biased.

DeathStroke : That's elsa from frozen. appreciate the pun please

Bogmire777 : The Vsauce Michael problem: You pull a lever, and it saves 5 people's lives, but you don't get any YouTube revenue

grungeblight : This must be made with actors and or heavily edited. definitely not seeing a real representation of occurred events. Im sorry to say but my bullshitto meter is going of the charts. Specially with that crocodile tear guy. Thats some fake american "reality tv" crap.

senningiri71 : Or a different solution is to try to turn switch right at the moment it approaches the railroad junction, so that the train possibly derails.

Rolando Aguilar : What if that one person was a family member

666POD666 : This brought me to tears, which has never happened from watching a pop-science show. That tells a lot :'(

Péter Sági : To do a youtube video that will be surely referenced in actual academic papers is pretty much the peak of this career.

Pretzel Boy : My BPM were going 120 the whole video. My normal is 63....

Martin : Technically the probability of that one of the group workers noticing the vibrations of the ground and warn others is far more likely than the single worker which's outside of range of the group for direct physical contact to warn him.

ShreddingBlood : Imagine if when one of the subjects turned the switch they said calmly without hesitation "I SENTENCE YOU TO DIE"

Hippieparty : It really seems to be fake :( not only that the switch swaps in the last moments before the desicion of the last guy, the last guy also is an actor :( I am very disappointed michael :(

2AM SOUL : I wish vsauce was my science teacher

Friendly Neighborhood Doggo : If I pull the lever it would be murder! Because I’m actively killing him! If the five die it would be an accident but pulling it would be killing the person willingly and it would be your fault. But if the train hit the 5 people well it was a tragic train accident and nothing could be done (well you could pull the switch) and it might just feel better mentaly because you are not actively kill the person!

Nake Fews : Looks fake af. All actors

Let's be Curios : This is the best content I have seen on youtube today. Thanks for this Michael, its just making me feel so wholesome.


xSimas : finally some real quality content on youtube. love you Michael no homo <3

Vincent Breit : In Germany it is murder if you safe the five people

TakeFrame : I would stop the train lol

CrazyMrDudeGuy : Why did he stop uploading videos? Can anyone help me sorry if I'm dumb I'm so curious and I really don't know I miss his vids so much

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