Kurzgesagt and CGP Grey took a collective look at the nature of self and what it means to be “you” in a pair of videos. The CGP Grey installment explores the relationship between the left and right hemispheres of the brain and how that relationship changes when the two sides are no longer connected. The Kurzgesagt video explores the larger question of what parts of a person’s body compose their true self.
So. Are you your body? And if so, how exactly does this work? Lets explore lots of confusing questions.