The Truth About Veritasium

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My Mate Nate : absolutely looooved this video!!

Jackman Works : And the funny thing is that you'll look back at this video in a few years and feel uncomfortable. Never stop growing! :)

Flash : South Africa... All the successful ones in media nowadays moved to Canada...

Samvit Agarwal : Does he not look like Elon Musk?

AuthenTech - Ben Schmanke : Fantastic video! So well done. "and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Peter Brown : Nobody starts at the end. You're supposed to be bad on camera in the beginning! It's been fun watching your journey.

Aarav Ahluwalia : You are amazing 👍🏻

Awang Budiman : When I first saw your channel, the first thing that came to my mind was Veritaserum from Harry Potter. The serum of truth.

boreduser12 : Where is your wedding ring Dr. Muller? I see only your engineering ring.

Charlotte Fields : Your ability to do what you love is really, really. inspirational. Thank you so much for sharing this.

SmarterEveryDay : I think it's wise to focus on family. Love you bro, great video.

Andrei Bazi : I'm going to take this chance to thank you for all of your videos so far. In a world where the accent goes on quantity over quality you decided to stick to quality and I am sure all of your viewers appreciate this. As for this video, it was really inspiring :). We all go through this war inside us, between choosing the easy path and blending in or choosing the right one and doing what we love. It always helps to see that even the ones who really succeeded had a lot of ups but more importantly a lot of downs. I hope from now on you will only have tons of ups though. Best of luck :)

Kevin Yeoh : Winderrific!

Matthew Camilleri : I've been a subscriber of this channel for years... and seeing the path through the years was emotional. You inspired me to continue study physics and math when I was 10 and now you inspire me to be a remarkable man!

Peter! : this is the first thank you video that I as a viewer appreciate. I aspire to be something similar to you. I'm studying biochemistry in Germany and my biggest wish is to have a similar influence in Germany and around the world the same way you have. although I wish to inform people about the wonders of biochemistry ad not just physics. the first step is to graduate. I'm struggling because I am the laziest person I know but I think Im able to become somebody like you and that keeps me going. so THANK YOU! keep doing what you are doing and I will always be watching!

TierZoo : Well this was really sweet, you're the coolest Derek

umar farooq : Can anyone tell me the instrumental at 10.44 anyone please I need this I've read the description and I can't find it

pseudomino3 : I usually don't comment on youtube videos, but that one got me in the feels. I am following a path which is kind of the opposite of yours. I'm almost graduating in Filmmaking, but I'm really interested in Science. You'll probably not read my comment, as it will be far down the comment section, but I wanted to leave this here anyway. I wish you the best.

Shubham Ware : seriously inpirational

Jonah Holman : Who dislikes this? seriously, why would you?

Physics Girl : You’ve always been a gigantic inspiration to me. I owe a lot to you and the other Edutubers who paved a little bit of the way for us. I’m glad for your growing family too, though, because Aunt Dianna needs some test subjects...

Willy Ojeda : Your strength is on teaching, so keep teaching us, about whatever you fell like. Make something that you think would be helpfull for your children in a future. Just don´t let Veritasium become a daily Vlog channel as some channels I unfollowed becouse of that. I felt kind of surprised to see your white beard and your beautifull family, I thought you where 28 actually. Congrats for this new chapter to be discovered soon! We will be waiting for the best.

Филип Михајлов : You are really veritas mate!

THOR THE DARK NIGHT : *you are the man whom I have first seen on youtube as a creator,,,a learner student,,guide..romantic and a good sense of life.Thank you veritasium for giving the real exposure of science.The basic science practical is still alive with you.carry on👏👌✌*

Casey : This is a very beautiful, inspirational story.

Because Science : The world is a better place with your science videos in it. Keep amazing us Derek — Kyle

Stefan Krantz : Thanks for Shareing, entertain and learn us! You are so inspireing, keep going!

Bogdan Lyashenko : Thank you for your story! It is inspiring me to go towards the ultimate truth in the world..

Selenophile : From Yemen,Thank You Derek . Respect and love , we owe you. Keep it up.

That One Canadian : I kinda realised that the title was talking about the « Truth » of Veritasium, being from Canada like Veritasium, I learned french as my first language, and « Truth » in french is « Vérité » Kinda looks like « Veritasium » , I thought that’s where the name came from ‘cause he talked about wanting to tell the truth to everyone about science n’ stuff, to me it makes sense xD

Crucial Muzic : Wow what a wholesome video. You can see how passionate he is with everything he does, and most importantly he always had a pattern: shift to something else when deemed necessary. And now he's shifting his time to spend it with his family, which I think is the most important thing shown in the video...Seriously loved this video so much, thank you

Harvey Sapigao : This is really uplifting and relatable. I'll take up physics when I get to college but I have an interest on animation and graphic design. Thank you for making this video!

matt wittig : Derek, thank you for the humility! You have meant much to me and several people that I know and a multitude of acquaintances. There was a video you did with a nihilistic view that was very uplifting and meant so much to my family! Nice to hear people with a similar view on reality digress and give meaning to living loudly, proudly, and with a high amount of moral conviction! To those that have thumbed down this video, please go somewhere else. This level of honesty is hard to find!

Darshan Das : You're my inspiration. Touched my heart. The transition of your life reflects just the *Element of Truth* *Life is a mystery only to demystify* Thanks for sharing your knowledge Keep us inspiring always

Fuzz Challenge : I live in Australia Sydney 😂

SlimThrull : If everyone realized how bad they are on camera when they first start, youtube wouldn't exist. I'm glad you stuck with it. (I'm also equally glad you got a lot better. ;) )

Nav Sahota : Turn Veritasium into a TV/Web Show 🤔

Lawbringer Prestige 30 : tfw he said that I couldn’t undo the photons but I’m looking at a time machine

Sal De'Friez : This is the 4th time I'm watching this video in the last week. Lol

Salman Memehood : 2:50 🌶️🌶️🌶️

Macerly : WAIT A MINUTE Did you propose to your wife outside my goddamn house in Oslo!!?? How did I not know of this, omg, minor heart attack, okay I´m fine.

Hackman : Hey veritasium, I, and many other kids, often struggle to completely understand your videos because you often use words/theories that we are not familiar with. It would be great if you (made videos)/(started a new channel with videos) aimed at us kids and teenagers explaining us the meaning of these words and theories so that we can fully understand your Veritasium videos. Keep up the good work!!!!!!!!1

dherfurth : I liked this video very very much. I've been struggling my entire life to find something I feel passionate about and make a living out of it. It's very nice to see that you have accomplished it and am very happy to watch every one of your videos. The attitude that you invest on things is great and the content is great too, of course. Congratulations and please keep producing this great videos! : )

Nirajan Manandhar : I didn't know you were married Derek! I've watched your videos since I was a kid and they didn't seem that awkward to me, but I have seen the improvements. Late congratulations!! Beautiful family :)

Follow Media : i didnt know you already have 2 kids! belated congratulations! also the first time i've noticed your beard is greying. god time flies. i miss the old format where you went around asking people random physics questions. it was so simple it structure but i learned so much from those clips. you also taught me that misconceptions must be exposed and broken before real learning can happen--that PhD was definitely not a sidetrack, it made you and made this channel. your thesis will always be my memory of this channel, i think that is invariant at least, regardless of how your schedule or video formats and styles have changed and will change over time. i'll always look out for new content maybe because updates are so rare these days, but maybe also because each is a gem. thank you and good luck.

BrainCraft : Derek this is such a lovely video! I would love to see Raquel and your kids on your channel more — experiments you try at home filmed in a really cool way, like everyday physics phenomena with drones and slow mo cameras and so on.

Cinfoni Spatium : Your story tells how can a simple choice change all your life, really *really* nice story, love your work Derek! You are mt true inspiration. p.s.: sorry for beeing a week late, i have the bell but sometimes Youtube just doesn't want to tell me.

Game Spectrum : Thanks you for sharing this story in a so well-crafted manner. And this passage of the survivor biais was absolutely incredible. You put it into amazing words. Thanks again, really.

Nick Uhas : This is so great man, hearing your story makes me love this channel even more...your work is very appreciated and meaningful so please continue sharing your thoughts via YouTube!

shubus : Making a living off YouTube can be a very sketchy existence for most youtubers. We're all glad Veritasium has succeeded in spite of YouTube demonetization algorithm constantly changing....because the videos on this channel are the ones I enjoy the most.