5 Must-See Eye Opening YouTube Videos

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Most of us value the evenings after work where we can set aside a good chunk of time to Netflix and (literally) chill, but have you ever tried a session of ‘YouTube and stress out a bit’ ?

If you’ve already binge-watched a ton of documentaries (like Forks Over Knives and Cowspiracy etc) and are looking for something of a similar nature, you may wish to check out some of these eye-opening shorts  we’ve gathered.

Below are a collection of debates and presentations given by experts in a range fields, so if you are curious about anything from human physiology to the psychology, this is the list for you



1. 101 Reasons to go Vegan

Easily digestible information touching on the ethics, health, industry corruption and cognitive dissonance we experience in modern society.

2. Should Animals Be Off The Menu?

A debate discussing the ethics of eating meat – six speakers put forward their insightful cases for each side of the argument. Look out for a stirring speech from ex-Citibank VP Philip Wollen

3. Are We Designed to Eat Meat?

Presented by Milton Mills MD who puts forward some interesting findings on the human anatomy and the questions in which they raise

4. Carnism: The Psychology of Eating Meat

Anyone who has an interest in psychology is likely to enjoy this lecture – Dr. Melanie Joy PHD delves into our mind and talks to us about our disconnect with what we eat

5. Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death

And finally Dr. Michael Greger MD, (author of book, How Not To Die) talks to us about the leading causes of death in modern society and how they correlate with our diets