The Unbearable Loneliness of Being Right on the Internet - Live at Skepticon Australia 2017


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  • morthim
    morthim  10 hours back

    well this video changed my opinion of you

    • FoldedOrange
      FoldedOrange  16 hours back

      I’m not 100% sure what the black hole means

      • Miku Chan
        Miku Chan  21 hours back

        Curious as to why Richard Dawkins was sucked into the asshole-hole?
        It's been a long time since I saw him, but I remember him as always respecting his opponents... Did something happen?

        • Firaro
          Firaro  1 days back

          You came back on the Anita thing, again missing the nuance. You went from believing one side to believing the other side completely. Anita is sexist, if you've watched enough of her videos that becomes obvious, so it's not so simple as you made it seem.
          The better response might have been saying that you were treading over the nuance of a controversy that you were unqualified to comment on.

          • Firaro
            Firaro  23 hours back

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            I realized i hadn't watched one of her videos in a while- so i just did. One could argue the video had implied sexism in it or pointed towards her being sexist at heart but- unlike when i watched her videos previously now they aren't blatantly sexist. So maybe she's improving.

            I still believe she's horribly wrong about most of what she said in her video and is minimizing men's issues- but a lack of blatant sexism is a step forward.

            I do wonder if she would have reduced the sexism in her videos without the criticism she recieved. Did she learn or was she harassed until she chose to avoid saying sexist things to avoid harassment?

            One video is a small sample, perhaps if i watched more i'd find a recent video where she was blatantly sexist but... I could barely get through one

          • Disposable Email
            Disposable Email  1 days back

            It's been 5 years. She analyzed video games through a lens of feminist critique, that's all. That's why people were mad.
            I'm glad I'm not like you anymore.

        • boss apocalypse
          boss apocalypse  1 days back

          Whos this man?

          • babyfacefister
            babyfacefister  2 days back

            Once I noticed it all I can hear is the sound of his wet mouth slapping around as he talks

            • fade2gray
              fade2gray  2 days back

              Fuck you, you little turd Alan... Sam Harris and Prof. Dawkins are at least not clowns like you are. Who the fuck are you to criticize prominent intellectuals of the world, and put yourself en par with them, or even above them. You're just a fucking retarded son of a whore.

              • Nou Noú Nico’s Zylmex Toys

                Good video...great advice....never heard of you until yesterday.

                • Lazy Dude
                  Lazy Dude  3 days back

                  learned a lot from this video, thanks cd

                  • lonelyPorterCH
                    lonelyPorterCH  3 days back

                    Yeah, nobody is perfect, I like the channel anyways^^ Not because of the nostalgia (too young for that), but because of your knowledge^^

                    • Rezky Aditya
                      Rezky Aditya  3 days back

                      Capt.. Why you send your minion? Not yourself.. 😂

                      • Hesham Meneisi
                        Hesham Meneisi  4 days back

                        That gotta hurt. Your audience demographics kinda match AdBlock user demographics. Instead of asking people to subscribe and like etc, you should be asking them to whitelist you on AdBlock. Your videos are short and to the point; I hate 2 minutes turned into 10 with 5 ads type of videos, not yours.

                        • Ralf Hagen
                          Ralf Hagen  4 days back

                          Well... I dislike the new "Doctrix Who" because a) I'm a Tom Baker guy, not a David Tennant /Matt Smith guy, and b) I find this "NOW Dr Who stopps being sexist" to be extremely unfair to Sarah Jane†, Leela, and MANY other GREAT feminine protagonists WAY older than anyone on the current Dr Who staff.

                          If you stress on the importance to stand up for your mistakes, it's legitimate to point out blatant mistakes. While I may agree on Sauron of Arcade entering the horizon because his ego collapsed under its own gravity, +Thunderf00t ALWAYS backs his not-so-diplomatic style with factual references. Doing that may lead to dispute where he got something wrong, but it stays to be about facts, not personal animosities.

                          If "Anita said it" becomes an authoritative argument, you just lost the claim to be a "sceptic". In fact, for feminism, scepticism, and every other "-cism" there is, the moment ppl stop pointing out BS just because disagreement would be "harassment" it, itself, comes dangerously close to the BS horizon. Wasn't that what "scepticism" is all about?

                          There may certainly be more agreeable persons than +Thunderf00t. But calling him "beyond the donkey-hole event horizon" VERY certainly isn't correct. A SINGULARity means there cannot be a singularity inside a singularity. If you lump too many ppl inside, it loses all meaning.

                          • The Truth
                            The Truth  4 days back

                            Wow, didn't realise CD was an outspoken skeptic irl as well as on youtube videos. Much respect. I love how he's telling skeptics, at a skeptic convention not to be assholes Haha Great talk Alan, your willingness to entertain, inform and educate is admirable. As many have said before, you are a very underrated individual. I also realise it's brave doing things like skeptic conventions because it could possibly alienate a large portion of your viewers. Bravo for standing up for logic, reason, rationality and reality. ;)

                            • The Modid Guy
                              The Modid Guy  4 days back


                            • Trebor Ironwolfe
                              Trebor Ironwolfe  5 days back

                              I'm only at 14:45 in the video.. but I just can't restrain myself from a premature comment...
                              *Captain D?* I'll call you anything you want if you just keep selling me that magical bullshit in a bottle elixir of yours ;)
                              Love ya man.

                              • Trent Wickham
                                Trent Wickham  6 days back

                                Nathanael lee is a neckbeard

                                • BoxierAcorn844
                                  BoxierAcorn844  6 days back

                                  James Randi much?

                                  • PhoenixFire504
                                    PhoenixFire504  1 weeks back

                                    Cap I love you but you should work on your man boobs.

                                    • Tony Tweedy
                                      Tony Tweedy  2 weeks back

                                      wait.... Humility whilst never being wrong?

                                      • 800pieds
                                        800pieds  2 weeks back

                                        The Randi parody at 6'44 is priceless. Maybe a bit confidential too.

                                        • EurekaX
                                          EurekaX  2 weeks back

                                          After his “legendary” work, he deserves to boast.

                                          • Nightcore Dimensions
                                            Nightcore Dimensions  2 weeks back

                                            Heyyyy that ones got a human in it

                                            • Ravi Makwana
                                              Ravi Makwana  2 weeks back

                                              Captain You really are Amazing

                                              • Argon Freeman
                                                Argon Freeman  2 weeks back

                                                @ 22:30 .. much better

                                                • K K
                                                  K K  2 weeks back

                                                  That live video of you getting pulled into black hole took me by surprise. Great talent comes with great presentation

                                                  • thee abnormal minecrafter

                                                    gene-drive to wipe out EEE virus

                                                    • Master of the Universe
                                                      Master of the Universe  3 weeks back

                                                      I saw hundreds of your videos but didn't subscribe. Then > 17:19 > subscribed now > 17:28 > unsubscribed to never watch your stupid crap again.

                                                      • lin what
                                                        lin what  4 days back

                                                        Your loss "Master

                                                    • Ivan
                                                      Ivan  3 weeks back

                                                      Just kelvin. Not degrees kelvin. You fucking jackass

                                                      • Noah Williams
                                                        Noah Williams  4 weeks back

                                                        Oh, I see. You intentionally made those mistakes for this talk.

                                                        • Ягупоп Попугай

                                                          why headline with russian language?

                                                          • Gevan Lappido
                                                            Gevan Lappido  4 weeks back

                                                            21:53 The cognitive dissonance guys?
                                                            What is talking about exactly, a channel I should know of?

                                                            • The Truth
                                                              The Truth  4 days back

                                                              @Gevan Lappido Correct and no problem man ;)

                                                            • Gevan Lappido
                                                              Gevan Lappido  4 days back

                                                              @The Truth ah, thank you

                                                              So he is speaking of people in general that points out cognitive dissonance in other people - thank you so much 😅

                                                            • The Truth
                                                              The Truth  4 days back

                                                              Not a channel. Just Google cognitive dissonance and you'll see what it means. He means the skeptic guys that are saying religious people have cognitive dissonance

                                                          • L1qu1d S1lenc3r
                                                            L1qu1d S1lenc3r  4 weeks back

                                                            Every video I watch of you makes me realize what a cocky little bitch you must be.. fix that ego.. 1 Mill followers ain't shit.. especially when most of them are internet retards.

                                                            • Hecking Bamboozled
                                                              Hecking Bamboozled  2 weeks back

                                                              Either you got offended when one of your favorite creators got called an asshole, or you didn't realize the entire portion with him calling himself the greatest was sarcasm. Either way, you're an idiot

                                                            • Shirokröte
                                                              Shirokröte  3 weeks back

                                                              Someone doesn't understand sarcasm!

                                                          • StrongAdel
                                                            StrongAdel  1 months back

                                                            I love this guy

                                                            • bullsquid42
                                                              bullsquid42  1 months back

                                                              I think anyone who ever actually have changed their opinion on something knows that it's never the assholes that make you think.

                                                              • The Egg
                                                                The Egg  1 months back

                                                                Thumbs up if you are religious like me. 😊

                                                                • ArrowNin
                                                                  ArrowNin  1 months back

                                                                  thank you

                                                                  • Matt Nes'heim
                                                                    Matt Nes'heim  2 months back

                                                                    How's Feminist Frequency's grifter Anita Snarkeesian doing lately? I hear she tried to blackmail CyberPunks creators and 1 week later admitted she was bankrupt... lulz

                                                                    • Haruhi Suzumiya
                                                                      Haruhi Suzumiya  2 months back

                                                                      With great power comes great responsibility...

                                                                      • CreatureOfHabit
                                                                        CreatureOfHabit  2 months back

                                                                        Watching those online skeptics fly into the singularity was pretty good

                                                                        • Tod Jetzt
                                                                          Tod Jetzt  2 months back

                                                                          Alan Melikdjanian for President of the this Dimension!!  I found him like a week ago and I have watched nothing but his stuff since then... this. is. content.

                                                                          • The Stupicide
                                                                            The Stupicide  2 months back

                                                                            CD, you *do* deserve an Emmy

                                                                            • FireRat 16
                                                                              FireRat 16  2 months back

                                                                              Nice talk!! I can see the nerves though :P

                                                                              • Msimangu Kumalo
                                                                                Msimangu Kumalo  2 months back

                                                                                i guess the title is a reference to "the unbearable lightness of being"?

                                                                                • Quast
                                                                                  Quast  2 months back

                                                                                  vinesauce left a comment once? xD
                                                                                  That's one of my weird places on Youtube :')

                                                                                  • Dima Rubtsov
                                                                                    Dima Rubtsov  2 months back

                                                                                    Really didn't expect Vinny here. Good that Vinny know good youtube creators.

                                                                                • sairoof
                                                                                  sairoof  2 months back

                                                                                  CD: narcis , angry, salty etc....
                                                                                  Allen: humble and nice

                                                                                  • Digital String
                                                                                    Digital String  2 months back

                                                                                    Nathaniel Lee... I had a weird feeling he'd have a huge neck beard xD

                                                                                    • Digital String
                                                                                      Digital String  2 months back

                                                                                      10:54 Maybe this is a r/whoooosh for me (because maybe he did the mistake on purpose to add to the subject of making mistakes), but... Captain D, it's not degrees kelvin; kelvin is not a degree, it's an absolute value. "56 hundred degrees kelvin" should be read as just "56 hundred kelvin."