The guys who turned minimalism into a religion
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  • The IDK place
    The IDK place

    I accidentally ate my cat

    • Light Barson
      Light Barson


    • JJ

      last reply phart

    • Stargirl Rocker
      Stargirl Rocker

      I’m just replying to make it 500

    • B u m b l e B e e
      B u m b l e B e e

      Lol same

    • Personguy

      last comment lol

  • Isaiah Nemeth
    Isaiah Nemeth

    It has a good core, which is what most religions have

  • trish nottelling
    trish nottelling

    funfact it only takes 3 people to make a religion.

  • joris van den hoek
    joris van den hoek

    I dont know why i am just seeing this now but THAT DUDE LOOKS LIKE 40 YEAR OLD DREW

    • HardcoreGaming


  • theo mangini
    theo mangini

    telepathically begging documentary now! to make an episode based on the minimalism cult

  • hollyobaby

    I like my stuff. I go through and get rid of shit regularly. I feel like it’s annoying when people are like I just have this one mug because it’s just me. I literally dated a guy like that and I was like dude I know you’ve owned another mug and you just got rid of it to have this lecture.

  • Renata

    Wow I totally misread the thumbnail as “The guys who turned millennialism into a religion” 😅

  • Miles Kenney
    Miles Kenney

    They are CLEARLY trying to write their monologues exactly how Michael from Vsauce writes his; repeating phrases in different ways, which leads to the reveal of what your talking about in a clever way. When Vsauce does it, it’s intriguing and hilarious (“Michael here, but how much does “here” weigh?” Or something) but these guys are just pretentious assholes who sound like pretentious assholes

  • Cara

    I was not prepared for you to act like the pastor and the congregation I-

  • margi cates
    margi cates

    They live in my hometown, Ryan’s a pretty nice guy. The blonde one is strange and quiet and superior seeming. Missoula’s a small city, and people are warm and friendly. Because you WILL SEE THEM in the next week. His east coast stand off ishness didn’t go over well.

  • Doodlebug

    "Our memories are not in our things" me, who has a really bad memory and needs to write things down/keep souvenirs from things to remember them: 😳

  • lethauntic

    I always hate when I hear people talk about the idea of owning more than 2 things as though your house is filled with literal bags of trash. I don't even mean hoarding, I just mean the idea of having some video games, paintings/figures, supplies for work/hobbies, etc.. At some point it could be a problem, obviously, but they make it sound like buying a couple things to put up on your wall, or buying a few shoes or clothes, because you like to be fashionable, is somehow equivalent to hoarding, which it is not. Are human interactions more important than material ones? Most would probably say yes, but that's still a spectrum, though even saying that is overly simplifying it. If I got a couple figures or posters to put on the wall, it's because I think that it looks nice. I'm not doing such because I'm unhappy, but even if I did feel that way, let me ask you... How would getting rid of my stuff make me feel better? If you live in a literal garbage dump, then yes I agree that you'll probably be happier, but having a decorated room is not that. I don't replace my relationships with my stack of video games... You can have both objects that you like _and_ loving relationships, though it makes sense that telling people that they *_must_* choose one or the other or life will be horrible forever, since that's what will get these two guys money faster. I'm not even saying this to dog on capitalism or anything, because at some point people need to take responsibility for themselves and not shove it onto others. If you have an addiction, then clearly it's not that simple, but enjoyment itself doesn't always have as many strings attached as people say it does. Also, getting rid of my stuff won't make me rich anyways. Money doesn't solve every problem, but it certainly solves the ones that are caused by a lack of money. Sounds obvious, but those two guys in that documentary really need to learn a thing or two.

  • Bad@Deciding

    5:00 Thomas Frank isn't foolin' anyone with that wig.

  • Happy Healthy Haylie
    Happy Healthy Haylie

    “We had too much money” is always an annoying thesis.

  • Cherry Pieurface77
    Cherry Pieurface77

    Can I get to this point in life of having “Everything I want and realizing it’s not what makes me” happy blah blah ect

  • Lillie Hinds
    Lillie Hinds

    They paid me in nickels

  • Jason Brad ville
    Jason Brad ville

    Wait explain to me like I'm five; why did he say they 16000

  • Max Seuberlich
    Max Seuberlich

    I was trying to find a documentary on Minimalist art (music, painting etc) and discovered that Minimalism doc instead. Had to stop like 20 minutes in. Lol

  • Ry Edwards
    Ry Edwards

    I liked their first documentary about minimalism and their book but then I think they started feeling themselves and got that “influencer” feeling so now they just come across as pretentious.

  • Care Moody Music
    Care Moody Music

    Is anyone gonna point out the fact that Ryan’s last name is Nicodemus who was a Pharisee in Jesus life????????

  • ISwearI’mNormal

    The guy with the shorter hair looks like if you and steve buscemi had a child

  • Liam Bond
    Liam Bond

    Yeah that a Cult

  • Capable Woman
    Capable Woman

    I used to follow them and get text from them. It was always the same and the text were multiple text a day. So, I did what they said, I cut them for my life for less storage used on my phone.

  • Hanad Farah
    Hanad Farah


  • Pegah Zabihian
    Pegah Zabihian

    In the thumbnail it just looks like the short haired guy is badly going undercover as a commentary youtuber to covertly advertise his own stuff

  • Chris Wong
    Chris Wong

    Does he mean Dayton, Ohio? If so, no wonder he started hating his life. Why anyone would move TO that place is beyond me Kept watching: oh god, it is Dayton, Ohio.

  • Violante

    1:53 2:11 10:14

  • Xavier Yozwiak
    Xavier Yozwiak

    Check out Marie Kondo’s book for the “how” to become less overwhelmed with things

  • Виктор Фирсов
    Виктор Фирсов

    Do you know that his name is Diogenes?

  • Dat Boi
    Dat Boi

    Here’s the thing, I spend $15 on a cheap game and I enjoy that game every afternoon for 3 weeks. Who cares if I’m buying lots of little things if they genuinely give me joy for that amount of time? These guys would say “oh if you’ve got a paint set that was expensive and you use every day and love you should keep it” but if something is dirt cheap and gives you the same value just for less time it’s suddenly not worth it? If I were to not get all my cheap little things I would just spend all my day on my phone, but instead I paint, I make clay earrings, I sew, I play games, I genuinely find joy in these things. What’s so bad about that?

  • Tuttle Tuttlewood
    Tuttle Tuttlewood

    there was a void in my life, so i filled it with nothing, and then I was happy

  • Sunshine King
    Sunshine King

    I don’t understand how these people don’t understand that CHOOSING to live a minimalist life is literally.....literally a privilege

    • Lucillevonamino XD
      Lucillevonamino XD

      How could they? (As far as I know) They are both cishet white dudes with a lot of money.

  • Mike FromMN
    Mike FromMN

    Dave Ramsey makes money telling poor people to just not be poor and make better choices

  • original andy-man
    original andy-man

    They’re so minimalist they have nothing to say, it’s kinda genius.

  • Braden

    DREW. I took a new job and one of their "CORE VALUES" educational training videos involved these two men. I had to publish a "review" so they understood i watched the entire video and I was so uncomfortable trying to find "3 things I could take away from the video" other than being rich and having a dead mom.

  • Molly Grace
    Molly Grace

    I feel like I’m already a minimalist. I hate spending money. Except on food. ALLLLLL that shit goes in the cart!!!

  • Molly Grace
    Molly Grace

    So I’m guessing you haven’t yet been to a church where the pastor actually brags about being rich? It’s bizarre. Then they thank the glory of god and basically promise the congregation they can be rich too if they come to church, love god, and pay tithing.

  • arivelle

    Guys it doesn’t matter if you’re poor, just be a minimalist

  • Narnian Badger
    Narnian Badger

    It’s like someone wrote a parody of slam poetry and the actors took it seriously

  • Cad Chamberlain
    Cad Chamberlain

    Vsauce, minimalist here

  • cataclysmic biscuit
    cataclysmic biscuit

    i literally got an add from tiktok about “how to look rich in your sweatpants”

  • Miss. Danni Tiger
    Miss. Danni Tiger


  • mylife belike yes
    mylife belike yes

    “0x10 is still 0” -Sasuke to Naruto in the series ‘Classic’ Naruto

  • lilbunnifoofoo

    A number of years back, these two were booked for a book signing at a bookstore where I worked. It was super strange to have the juxtaposition of these two talking about minimalism and how it makes your life better with a crap ton of people that came to their signing buying multiple copies of their book.

  • Johnny Ballenger
    Johnny Ballenger

    “Your bank login”😂😂😂

  • Cujo

    Lol! Decent video but I actually like these guys. I used to listen to their podcast but stopped because it felt repetitive. They are very repetitive ironically. They've helped a lot of people though and they seem sort of misrepresented here. I don't think their shills or cult leaders. Look into them for yourself and I think you'll see it.

  • Plaatboy

    maybe means-tv will fund a doc about anti-advertising campaigns; like the cities that banned outdoor ads.

  • nia pack
    nia pack

    As someone with a memory disorder I literally need my childhood pictures to remember that my childhood wasn't just full of abuse and pain because I am unable to remember anything outside of my abuse.

  • Dave

    They realized that the only thing that could fill the gaping hole in their brains... was attention. And also your money.

  • Michelle Lee
    Michelle Lee

    This really reminds me of SNL High School Theatre Show :””””

  • Camden Jennings
    Camden Jennings

    Lmao I checked the date when he said fidget spinners

  • 111highgh

    "My son says that money isn't everything. Well, it is if you don't have any." -Dale Noble, of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

  • 111highgh

    If you want to bet on a dude fucking an alligator, money plane.

  • P M
    P M

    The kombucha boys

  • Hani

    Me starting my undergraduate thesis about minimalism : well, sh*t...

  • Vandit Panvelkar
    Vandit Panvelkar

    When the whole sermon is about the pastor, he/she is preaching the prosperity gospel

  • bonemarrowstew

    i had to watch this in a family studies class and i failed my midterms because i was so confused about what the hell was happening that i forgot to do my assignment

  • A Wilson
    A Wilson

    The Mom thing is my biggest pet peeve. We are not siblings 🙃

  • ComicSams

    Josh looks like the default Skyrim wood elf model

  • regio

    the entire documentary is just an advertisement for minimalism

  • Digitus Medius
    Digitus Medius

    true minimalists get rid of all their braincells by watching this documentary

  • GhostlyFrog YT
    GhostlyFrog YT

    At times I had thought this video was a add

  • The Absurd
    The Absurd

    The whole thing about buying apparel over college isn’t really that bad, I mean, everyone buys shoes, not everyone goes to college.

  • Alice

    Omg the clips sound like one of your cutaway jokes 😂

  • Lya Langdon
    Lya Langdon

    the one with short hair looks like if drew and Christopher Walken had a baby

  • Sagar G
    Sagar G

    I have toothpaste addiction ☹️

  • Unkn0wn _
    Unkn0wn _

    The whole minimalist thing is cringey to me. I put "minimalism" on yt and the massive amount of self-centered people with alike styled thumbnails with black & white backgrounds, empty rooms, etc. talking about themselves make me nuts. At this point it's a meme.

  • Lauren Gregor
    Lauren Gregor

    We watched this documentary in English class and my teacher kept talking about how good it is. We have to base our final project around it

  • Annie Terry
    Annie Terry

    I remember them always saying “I’m a hugger” to everyone they interact with

  • Gary Oak
    Gary Oak

    6:07 that's funny you say that, considering there are sermons that just gas up the pastor lmao

  • Mr. incognito
    Mr. incognito

    This documentary reminds me of videos/documentaries that some church would play to persuade you to believe in our lord and savior Jesus

  • jessie snider
    jessie snider

    Stoppp it sounds like theyre doing slam poetry

  • Dumbo UwU
    Dumbo UwU

    Is anyone else’s ISnets just quitting on them like mine like it won’t play any ads or videos imma straight up about to go spam this under every single ISnets video so that ISnets gets the message I haven’t been able to watch ISnets in a month I’m so done

  • tepps21

    That one guy looks exactly like a male version of Tilda Swinton

  • Timothy Lee
    Timothy Lee

    What kind of cars do these genus’s drive? They’re phony as 3 dollar bills

  • cubchup

    your sketch of a pastor talking about how he got successful and why that would be crazy is literally what happened at a church i used to go to when my parents still made me go to church. like we would do songs about god and then the pastor talked about a small part of the bible, then proceeded to talk about himself for a while.

  • CloudSteele

    10:10 is probably my favorite part of this video. Poor girl can't even think of one way that minimalism improved her life. At least the other girl was able to "get rid of 14 pairs of pants"; I'm not sure how that improved her life, other than now she has room for 14 new pairs of pants.

  • OnePumpMan99

    Started watching this the other day. I didn't finish the the last 30 minutes. What I want to know is why did they bother Sam Harris for this?? He didn't even add anything

  • Luna Ashleigh
    Luna Ashleigh

    10:14 has me in stiches

  • Madi

    fuck minimalism i'm going to keep collecting every shiny rock and crooked stick I find

  • Marley Edwards
    Marley Edwards

    The email in the ad 😂

  • sadisticvans

    once i asked a girl why she had only 12 pictures on her phone and she said “i’m a minimalist 😌✨” but then she got grounded for using her moms credit card to buy $500 worth of slime the next week

  • clem fandango
    clem fandango

    fill my gaping void with stuff, daddy

  • Stratusaurus

    there is an idiot above me

    • Hirano


  • Serenaif

    Thank you for helping us see the elephant in the room!

  • Roksforbrains

    He looks like David Bowie and sounds like Jerry Seinfeld

  • Kyllä

    I was crying before i watched this bc, well not important and then a found this and forgot i was even sad, drew is so funny

    • Kyllä

      Sorry i ruined the mood

  • Farosh

    They talk like they originally wanted this to be a Ted Talk but Ted said no, so they went to plan B and just filmed their speeches in a warehouse.

  • Zac Revier
    Zac Revier

    That one guy looks like he's addicted to heroine but also vegan for his health

  • Watermelime

    I had to watch this documentary in school...

  • Ducky 7677 Sloth
    Ducky 7677 Sloth

    I don’t really care about humans... I just do and buy what I like for me not for others to judge me... dunno why I even posted this but for me cuz I’m sure I’m happy wo any responses

  • Max Riley
    Max Riley

    Money is worthless, but you _can_ still give us yours.

  • veronica

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

  • marie.

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

  • marie.

    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.


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  • Rene-Sance

    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 ISnets channels make money off the concept too. Looks more like an exercise in narcissism these days than a philosophy of life.

  • Shanyque Lennon
    Shanyque Lennon

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

  • Ugly Rat
    Ugly Rat

    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

  • Ben Tucker
    Ben Tucker

    Bob in marketing just wants you to buy a hamburger