The guys who turned minimalism into a religion

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  1. The IDK place

    The IDK place3 mánuðum síðan

    I accidentally ate my cat

  2. JJ

    JJ19 dögum síðan

    last reply phart

  3. Stargirl Rocker

    Stargirl Rocker24 dögum síðan

    I’m just replying to make it 500

  4. B u m b l e B e e

    B u m b l e B e eMánuði síðan

    Lol same

  5. Personguy

    PersonguyMánuði síðan

    last comment lol

  6. Bingle

    Bingle2 mánuðum síðan


  7. veronica

    veronica7 klukkustundum síðan

    Jennette McCurdy had these guys on her podcast lol, they sounded less insane on there tho idk maybe just production

  8. marie.

    marie.17 klukkustundum síðan

    Minimalism save me 🙏 and he- I mean it 🙏 can save you save you too 🙏

  9. marie.

    marie.17 klukkustundum síðan

    Uhm all those random testimonial people are either in my city in NC or like a 20 minuted drive away so on behalf of the NC Piedmonts uhm we don't claim them.


    ESPIRITU JANSEN RYANDegi Síðan síðan

    fock menemalesm

  11. Rene-Sance

    Rene-SanceDegi Síðan síðan

    I was heavily into minimalism back in 2010 when it started to make traction. It's a good start to thinking about your overall relationship with things and people/time, but it can very easily become a religion of its own. It won't make you happy for long. It's quite strange how entire ISboth channels make money off the concept too. Looks more like an exercise in narcissism these days than a philosophy of life.

  12. Shanyque Lennon

    Shanyque LennonDegi Síðan síðan

    Did these guys have a script they copy pasted into everything? Ultimate C students

  13. Ugly Rat

    Ugly Rat2 dögum síðan

    Minimalism changed my life. Before I decided to be minimalist, I had IV and drips all around me! The doctors were like "it keeps you alive" and all of that crap, but it was making me sad. It was cluttered, and took up like 1 foot around me! That's when I decided to go minimalist. I took off all that extra weight and suddenly my life changed! Because it stopped! now I am eternally stuck in a grave waiting to be reincarnated. Rumor has it I will be an ant, because apparently I have the mental capacity if one.. idk. But don't worry drew, I will make sure to eat all my fellow colony members to keep it minimal! :D

  14. Ben Tucker

    Ben Tucker4 dögum síðan

    Bob in marketing just wants you to buy a hamburger

  15. Ashley Demko

    Ashley Demko5 dögum síðan

    If you're rich and have no possessions, that *is* hoarding. You're just hoarding a bunch of paper that you're not going to use but could be life changing for other people, to like... buy food in order to be alive.

  16. JZ MC

    JZ MC5 dögum síðan

    I have a feeling that these guys are not actually minimalists and actually have a ton of shit

  17. Timmy73

    Timmy735 dögum síðan

    i dont need minimalism I live in 1979

  18. Duffy 11

    Duffy 116 dögum síðan

    “Dad this is the American dream, not my dream”

  19. Charlie Nault

    Charlie Nault6 dögum síðan

    The mike falzone doppelganger is freaking me out

  20. Samantha Brummitt

    Samantha Brummitt7 dögum síðan

    Not to flex but this is the only video of yours that I haven’t seen 😎🙏😎

  21. Rebecca Sylvernale

    Rebecca Sylvernale7 dögum síðan

    I remember I bought one of the books a few years ago and I tried so hard to like it because I liked the idea of being environmental/having less meaningless stuff but then they spent like 30 pages talking about how they cut fruit out of their lives because *sugar is excessive* and I was like hm okay maybe these guys are kind of a joke

  22. Tyler Lynch

    Tyler Lynch7 dögum síðan

    These guys are absolute turds

  23. I'm bringing dabsy back

    I'm bringing dabsy back8 dögum síðan

    Minimalism reunited me with my parents

  24. M MJ

    M MJ8 dögum síðan

    I'm not broke, I'm a minimalist.


    KICKBOY8 dögum síðan

    That one guy looks like he does impressions of both you and christopher walken

  26. jman

    jman8 dögum síðan

    I watched most of the documentary but never finished and didn’t really know why. Maybe it’s because I too felt it was kinda weird and a little extreme. The basic message of the video is good though.

  27. Swollen Thooth

    Swollen Thooth8 dögum síðan

    “Replacing all my possessions with Josh and Ryan:” a journey with Josh, and Ryan

  28. PinkBlossom

    PinkBlossom9 dögum síðan

    This seems similar to their first movie. This is a great review 😂😂😂

  29. PinkBlossom

    PinkBlossom9 dögum síðan

    I’m so confused now lol

  30. PinkBlossom

    PinkBlossom9 dögum síðan

    This looks like the same movie I watched last year....

  31. RADIO W.F.C.

    RADIO W.F.C.9 dögum síðan

    I don't throw things away until they break I'm not a minimalist I an just stingy

  32. Roksforbrains

    Roksforbrains9 dögum síðan

    He looks like David Bowie’s weird brother

  33. hy

    hy9 dögum síðan

    minimalism is the aesthetic language of gentrification

  34. Sunset sardonyx

    Sunset sardonyx9 dögum síðan

    2:33 That music cue Drew sounds like Defying Gravity

  35. Heaven's Door

    Heaven's Door9 dögum síðan

    Ryan Nicodemus sounds like the descendant of a great wizard who's just a boring frat boy who just uses magic for beer and parties

  36. Kitty Saya

    Kitty Saya10 dögum síðan

    1:25 "which... acutally aren't things" *Vsauce music plays*

  37. Dadood Frumcheers

    Dadood Frumcheers10 dögum síðan

    Not steve buscemi & jared leto making a documentary

  38. i am and idot

    i am and idot10 dögum síðan


  39. Kai Baker

    Kai Baker10 dögum síðan

    I had a shopping problem a while back. It wasn't impacting my finances but I didn't have a healthy relationship with consumerism. I was at a really difficult time in my life and getting a package in the mail every week was about all I could look forward to. I was constantly scrolling through Wish and Amazon trying to find the best deal for the same item, none of which I really needed (or even necessarily wanted). I still find myself drowning my dissatisfaction with my life in impulse purchases, although nowadays it's usually snacks. I know because of my dad that I'm probably more predisposed to impulsive and addictive behaviors. It's a weird line to walk because naturally, we do need to buy things, (especially hobbyists like myself who need supplies for their crafts), but it's hard to know when that purchase is actually justified. I find myself driving home from work and wanting to stop by a store, any store, so I can just fill that little divet that place leaves in me. I used to be really interested in minimalism, and although I don't think I could ever practically go full minimalist, I think it's something worth looking into again. I'm really glad you brought this topic back into my brain and gave me a new ISbothr to check out so I can research it more.

  40. Kai Baker

    Kai Baker10 dögum síðan

    Why is the little man jumping in the background? I think the tripod must be loose or something. Is it just jiggly?

  41. Jaja Raguini

    Jaja Raguini10 dögum síðan

    Whats even funnier is that they sell minimalism like a religion that if you have lesser stuff you became much happier and having more stuff = less happiness. Minimalism is a lifestyle not a spiritual belief

  42. cobiebeef

    cobiebeef10 dögum síðan

    It sounds like an AI produced it lol

  43. Ritz Scythe

    Ritz Scythe10 dögum síðan

    Sometimes I forget that Drew has good sponsor ads and almost leave the vid early.

  44. practically.hayley

    practically.hayley11 dögum síðan

    Drew can you adopt all 2.96M of us

  45. jenna

    jenna11 dögum síðan


  46. GroovyNipple

    GroovyNipple11 dögum síðan

    Never trust Nicodemus. Just don’t. It ain’t right......

  47. Michael Franke

    Michael Franke11 dögum síðan

    Idk my stuff makes me pretty happy overall. Not the end all be all but I like my stuff and probably wouldn’t be happier without it

  48. laureb !

    laureb !11 dögum síðan

    I watched this video a couple of days ago, today in my AP World History class we were assigned to watch the documentary and describe the “consequences of consumerism”... all i could think of was how weird it was

  49. Megzilla Siren

    Megzilla Siren11 dögum síðan

    I’m 2 minutes in and they just sound upset about boat purchases. 🙄

  50. Xintract

    Xintract11 dögum síðan

    never really got the appeal of buying a book about minimalism, seems kind of counterintuitive, but 4 of them!?

  51. AniekvL

    AniekvL12 dögum síðan

    Matt D’Avella actually is the one who directed both of the documentaries

  52. Marque Philpot

    Marque Philpot12 dögum síðan

    I was uncomfortable cause that guy Josh looks like the Red Scull from Captain America

  53. Carlos Santana

    Carlos Santana12 dögum síðan

    I'm stuff 😳😳

  54. -Giraffe Elbows-

    -Giraffe Elbows-11 dögum síðan

    Uh oh

  55. high priestess subliminals

    high priestess subliminals12 dögum síðan

    3 months later still thinking about how this guy looks like an older and tanner drew

  56. S Wilson

    S Wilson12 dögum síðan

    I watched the first doc and I was like they are just lost people

  57. DingDong

    DingDong12 dögum síðan

    You mean hum... Jesus?

  58. Nobody

    Nobody13 dögum síðan

    The first dude looks like he was hit a few times with a frying pan. 100% Grifters and I really wish those idiots that give them 20-30 dollars a month would fucking learn.

  59. VagueOutline

    VagueOutline13 dögum síðan

    Drew: "welcome back to a very specific rant, that almost none of you will care about." Me, whos comfort video this just became: -._-. But seriously if Drew ever reads this I wanna say that I watch this video when I'm like, genuinely depressed (like I do with all your videos but this one especially for whatever reason), and it makes me feel way better. Don't ask me why because I don't know. You're just really funny, and I appreciate it. I'm proud to be a little stinker.

  60. Robbie Stalker

    Robbie Stalker13 dögum síðan

    When I see minimalism I think of relatablity idk why though

  61. Jordan Robinson

    Jordan Robinson13 dögum síðan

    Hey Vsauce, minimalism here!

  62. Tyler Ray

    Tyler Ray14 dögum síðan

    I like b-reading

  63. Jesse Vandamme

    Jesse Vandamme16 dögum síðan

    I really loved this video, thanks!

  64. Lydia Holland

    Lydia Holland16 dögum síðan

    But if you buy all four of their books, are you supporting minimalism or maximalism?

  65. Daichi Sawamura • 20 years ago

    Daichi Sawamura • 20 years ago16 dögum síðan

    sawarasenai🥰kimi😸wa⛓shojo👻na💅no ✨bökù🌸wâ🧚ÿariçhiñ🤴bįcchī😾ńo😩osû🚣dà🎉yo💦

  66. Cujows

    Cujows16 dögum síðan

    Thanks bro, I plagiarised this for a review 😀👍

  67. Tanner Harding

    Tanner Harding16 dögum síðan

    I was confused for this entire video because I originally misread minimalism as “millennialism”

  68. matthew mounts

    matthew mounts16 dögum síðan

    Minimalism is the new form of Buddhism. They just swapped out the fat bald leader for a anorexic with hair plugs.

  69. VagueOutline

    VagueOutline17 dögum síðan

    10:38 Drew I totally agree with your point but thats literally how my mom quit smoking.

  70. VagueOutline

    VagueOutline10 dögum síðan

    @Brandy Johnson that’s how quitting cold turkey works. She smoked for like 5 years.

  71. Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson12 dögum síðan

    Then she's not addicted to it. I think this is for people who are addicted to it ,like if you tell somebody who is addicted to drugs to stop doing drugs it's not simple.

  72. Adrien Mikael

    Adrien Mikael18 dögum síðan

    Ryan Nicomedus, huh? Nikomedus is what my father calls for my *cat*

  73. Echofox

    Echofox18 dögum síðan

    Honestly, minimalism has been a cult since its peak with art (at least). People would only claim that art is when there's nothing but a line smack dab in the middle of a canvas... thanks Barnett Newman. There was even rules to how one has to be minimalist and how to paint at one point. It was very rigid and that was back in the 50s/60s? I can't remember lol. I took a class on it not too long ago so...

  74. A.W.

    A.W.18 dögum síðan

    I saw Dave Ramsey for like 5 seconds and I had a horrible memory of high school and my financial literacy class

  75. Debo

    Debo18 dögum síðan

    They are so dedicated to minimalism that they deleted creativity from their lives.

  76. Cody Weaver

    Cody Weaver19 dögum síðan

    If they weren't talking like Youth Pastors trying to warn about the dangers of porn and skateboards.

  77. jax k

    jax k19 dögum síðan

    “and while rome is burning, there’s still time for shopping at ikea” YEAH OFC there’s always time for ikea...

  78. Lindsey Kaemingk

    Lindsey Kaemingk19 dögum síðan

    I had to read one of their books for my English class, and it was incredibly repetitive, like I get it, you don’t like having stuff

  79. PeevishPolonium

    PeevishPolonium19 dögum síðan

    It was so minimal it was zero.

  80. Nari T

    Nari T20 dögum síðan

    Maybe try ✨Buddhism✨

  81. Sierra Farnum

    Sierra Farnum20 dögum síðan

    Ok I'm not trying to brag or look upity here but is anyone else not concerned over material goods like at all? I mean I definitely don't want to be stressed over necessities but if that's covered I don't want anything else other than maybe 2 sugary drinks (like boba tea) a month. Like I don't want clothes or decor or furniture or to eat out or anything rlly. And if something starts to break, like my computer or phone or shoes, I wait till they're completely 100% unusable. (Again, not bragging, this legit doesn't matter and I can't imagine why someone would care if others cared about materials, like that doesn't make sense to me. Just wondering if others have the same relationship w material items too).

  82. Maija Kuusisto

    Maija Kuusisto20 dögum síðan

    Not them trashing ikea, when I know damn well where they bought those dim lights

  83. Trey Stone

    Trey Stone21 degi síðan síðan

    The bearded guy looks like a long-haired Metroman.

  84. schiggy2319

    schiggy231913 dögum síðan

    He's the Grocery Outlet brand Jared Leto

  85. chimetimepaprika

    chimetimepaprika21 degi síðan síðan

    Damn, I always fill my voids with drugs, sex, and Club Penguin

  86. Juan Hansbrough

    Juan Hansbrough21 degi síðan síðan

    Their book looks soo interesting and I would love to buy it! But that would be another possession and I don't need more of those in my life

  87. adian

    adian21 degi síðan síðan

    have you been working out Drew? Looking good!! :)

  88. Reina Algabri

    Reina Algabri22 dögum síðan

    Why would you get rid of pants, doing laundry every isn’t fun.

  89. spedracer4U

    spedracer4U22 dögum síðan

    Guy should get minimal with that forehead he's sporting.

  90. Pumpernickel

    Pumpernickel22 dögum síðan

    totally the cadence of an evangelical youth pastor

  91. PrimalTheEmperor (primal9000)

    PrimalTheEmperor (primal9000)22 dögum síðan

    These people ruined the ideology/philosophy of Minimalism...

  92. Zakarii Tsui

    Zakarii Tsui23 dögum síðan

    I myself am a minimalist, and I just want to let you all know that these two guys are right in the sense that we have a consumerism problem, and minimalism does help a little just like vegans does its part to help animals. But their cult-like approach is off putting. Research minimalism outside of these guys, and if you dig it then cool, if not then oh well. I use minimalism as a way to help ME, and it's definitely not for everyone. I never liked owning a lot of things, so it was a natural step for me to give up what I felt was junk. But that's what I was comfortable with. I also think minimalism is a broad spectrum. There's people who don't use furniture. There's others who have plenty of furniture but it is all used and serves a purpose. I have little to no things in my apartment, but I have wall shelves with pictures of my girlfriend and pets because minimalism to me isn't the elimination of things, but giving space to the things you value most. First and foremost the "minimalist" journey is for the benefit of you. If you want to make a change go for it, but if you want 5 closets stuffed with clothes and 8 throw blankets on your 3 couches then go for it. :)

  93. PSheng WengWeng

    PSheng WengWeng23 dögum síðan

    I hate that one guys hair. The skinny one with that pompadour.

  94. Credits unknown

    Credits unknown23 dögum síðan

    Micheal reeves been drugged out pf his mind explaining the hedonic treadmill has more sense than whatever they say.

  95. Per Ole

    Per Ole24 dögum síðan

    Basically, two rich guys, who chose to be minimalists, tell people, that you feel happy with less stuff. Tell that someone, who is really poor. Ah, and by the way, rich people are more happy overall, there are studies proving that.

  96. tobias wood

    tobias wood2 dögum síðan

    the s t u d i e s please

  97. Money4Nothing

    Money4Nothing24 dögum síðan

    "Action Items" is a common business term. I had no idea you were such a businessperson.

  98. maxwell klem

    maxwell klem25 dögum síðan

    It's matt and ryan from supermega

  99. RedCaio

    RedCaio25 dögum síðan

    Your 'sponsored' segments have got to be the longest on youtube. "Oh he's talking about his sponsor, but should I stick around? I mean we're only 3/4ths into the runtime - surely there's more video after he's done talking about the sponsor...right?" Nope

  100. Kai Baker

    Kai Baker10 dögum síðan

    This one was abnormally long gotta say

  101. A normal username

    A normal username25 dögum síðan

    I love your shirt

  102. hope6six

    hope6six25 dögum síðan

    They’re so minimalist the only subjects of their videos are white American southerners 🤔

  103. Mustard n Biscuits

    Mustard n Biscuits26 dögum síðan

    SIGH-Another day, another scam in 🇺🇸!!!

  104. Intermezzo

    Intermezzo27 dögum síðan

    Money isn't important, it doesn't make you happy. So just give it all to us!

  105. TMW Productions

    TMW Productions27 dögum síðan

    no one is gonna talk about how churches actually do that and call them testimonies ?

  106. OnCreativeMode

    OnCreativeMode19 dögum síðan


  107. Robertino Gochev

    Robertino Gochev27 dögum síðan

    Gaping void in his life, lmao.

  108. Corbin Beech

    Corbin Beech27 dögum síðan

    It always seems strange to see recovered addicts who make it their life's work to talk about their addiction. I get wanting to help people, at at some point you should probably move on

  109. George Immanuel

    George Immanuel28 dögum síðan

    Ugh there're too many lamps :(

  110. HardwareLust

    HardwareLust28 dögum síðan

    Drew, where can I get that shirt?

  111. Nicolas Leone

    Nicolas Leone28 dögum síðan

    Hey drew my friend had that shirt!

  112. Gus Korogi

    Gus Korogi29 dögum síðan

    Why does the one guy look like extreme drew 💀

  113. The Crab Maestro

    The Crab Maestro29 dögum síðan

    "Memories are in our heads not the objects" this is true, but you've got to remember that the objects can remind you about the memories if you forget. Imagine that you're 70 and you still have your pokemon cards, but you havent thought about pokemon for 50 years. Imagine how amazing it would be to be reminded of that thing by finding that object when you clean up. I agree that unnecessary stuff is bad, but sometimes stuff can be very good to keep.

  114. johnres baja

    johnres baja29 dögum síðan

    Clearly the people in the comment section didn't understand the true meaning of minimalist. 🥱

  115. OnCreativeMode

    OnCreativeMode19 dögum síðan

    "i like your shirt drew"