Is War Over? — A Paradox Explained

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Is War Over? — A Paradox Explained 5
We live in the most peaceful time in human history. Wait, what? Seriously? That can't be right, there are more wars than ever! Well, no and they're killing fewer and fewer people, even though the world population is at an all-time high...and the numbers prove it! We explain how we came to this conclusion, and why war might... go away.



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Steven Pinker: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined (book)


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Author — Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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No, war will never end.


As long as we have the youtube comment section....

Author — BlueLizard87

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Is war over?

Me at the start of 2020: I don’t think so

Author — Daniel Diaz

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Awfully
convenient that YouTube has begun recommending this again...

Author — xDagger

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That awkward moment when a Kurzgesagt video doesn't give you an existential crisis.

Author — Burn Angel

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lets be honest, wars are no more because everyone has nuke and is scared shitless of it.

Author — Jingtai Lei

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Who’s here before world War 3??







-Oh wrong year-

Author — Chaos G

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Me hearing America and Iran on the news

“Yeah, about that-“

Author — Michael Zheng

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“Civil war usually don’t cause huge effects like nations vs nations”

Syria civil war

US- I will participate

Russia- I will also participate

Author — Flames

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Oil: 'Exists'
USA: did someone order democracy?

Author — Amir Dashti

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"Things are getting better"
*Hong Kong would like to know your location*

Author — ShinySpeedDemon

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Is war over?




*gets an ad for a game about war*

Author — Clutter Chemist

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Bruh my main man Donald Trump out here tryna prove this video is wrong lol.

Author — This is Patrick

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Kurzgesagt: Wars may be over
Donald Trump: Look like Iran needs some *DEMOCRACY*

Author — Amay

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Well yeah but America just bombed Iran killing their general

Author — Mr Squid

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YouTube why are you recommending me this video years later that doesn't make any...
Oh, that's why...

Author — Mitchoo 22

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Me: Is war over?
.
Kurz: Well yes but actually no

Author — it's Merlin

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17th century: thirty year's war
18th century: seven year's war
19h century: Napoleonic war
20th century: WW I and WW II


21th century: marvels infinity war

Author — random guy

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I think you're confusing 'peace' with 'quiet'.
-Ultron

Author — Martin Pierce

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1:15 "they can have access to all of the state's resources"
Why do the red guys have sausages as a strategic resource? 😂

Author — chanm01