The guys who turned minimalism into a religion


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  • Saurabh Mehta
    Saurabh Mehta4 klukkustundum síðan

    Minimalism is a fancy word for the rich who want to imitate poor people... I live minimally according to the definition but I never really felt like I am missing out on something.. Yes,there are advertisements for foolish people... They are talking about minimalism on Netflix which itself does a lot of advertising.Netflix's own ad goes like:if you don't have Netflix, you are missing out on something.... Of course they are delusional and I highly doubt that they never really wanted to promote minimalism,they wanted to provoke some dumbasses against minimalism who would think that all minimalist people are like these two people

  • Aurora Gee
    Aurora Gee5 klukkustundum síðan

    Those two guys rlly said. White privilege

  • Brynne O'Toole
    Brynne O'Toole7 klukkustundum síðan

    i am so glad i am not the only one who was totally freaked out by this documentary

  • Moonlight Himiko
    Moonlight Himiko7 klukkustundum síðan

    Drew: “I feel like while watching this I’m being indoctrinated into a cult” Me: *it’s because your are. Seriously run*

  • Olivetti
    Olivetti7 klukkustundum síðan

    "Oh, this doily always makes me laugh."

  • Isabel Smith
    Isabel Smith8 klukkustundum síðan

    of course theyre from ohio

  • bunnygrlsenpai
    bunnygrlsenpai12 klukkustundum síðan

    I like how he said at the beginning that the rant would be specific and probably wouldn’t interest the view. Meanwhile, this video has 2 million views.

  • 512
    51212 klukkustundum síðan

    Marie Kondo's minimalism is better. Prove me wrong

  • Brayden Cairns
    Brayden Cairns12 klukkustundum síðan

    josh looks like u if u got rly tan and ate a lot of crack cocaine

  • fmailscammer
    fmailscammer13 klukkustundum síðan

    how does the math work i am a child

  • unoriginal user name
    unoriginal user name13 klukkustundum síðan

    Matt D'Avella feels really weird about this critique, I'm sure.

  • Luna Cresa
    Luna Cresa14 klukkustundum síðan

    The blonde guy really looks like Drew actually

  • Meghan Sullivan
    Meghan Sullivan15 klukkustundum síðan

    your videos are so good and detailed ahhhhh!!!!!!

  • The Pen name
    The Pen name20 klukkustundum síðan

    12:06 😂

  • Ana H
    Ana H21 klukkustund síðan

    I watched the documentary and I noticed that was like advertising by Apple, they usually showed iphones and laptops. AnI think it was like people who is minimalist use apple

  • Jackson Baldwin
    Jackson BaldwinDegi Síðan síðan

    Hey you probably wont see this, but is that Language by Contortionist on your wall? I just noticed it and absolutely love that album

  • MatUrBoi
    MatUrBoiDegi Síðan síðan

    damn, anorexic Christopher Walken has entered the chat

  • Ashleigh Pagan
    Ashleigh PaganDegi Síðan síðan

    Matt davilia produced the whole thing 😆

  • cheeseman cheesycheese
    cheeseman cheesycheeseDegi Síðan síðan

    The reason they got one star is because that’s minimalist.

  • D D
    D DDegi Síðan síðan

    Imagine if they were minimalists for real and has a seminar. No fees, everyone sat on a floor and would probably use a clipboard for a slideshow.

  • hunky
    hunkyDegi Síðan síðan

    millions of fans? thats not very minimalistic of you

  • Marlies Smit
    Marlies SmitDegi Síðan síðan

    I'm so glad you made this, feel exactly the same way haha

  • Read-to-hell
    Read-to-hellDegi Síðan síðan

    if these dudes come out with merch I swear

  • D D

    D D

    Degi Síðan síðan

    There is a pretty well known minimalist design of a company known as Supreme.

  • Millcast
    MillcastDegi Síðan síðan

    This comment section is golden 🤣 "The Minimalists" are 2 millionaire grifters, which do likely have all the stuff that they tell their listeners to not own. Ryan, for the most part, seems the most genuine of the 2 & knows if he gives this up now then it'll be the last job he'll ever have, Josh though & his wife are so annoying & are stupid hypocrites that just repeat the same daft old lines. They're turning minimalism into a parody & joke of what it really is about & minimalism shouldn't be the core of a person's identity, just a part of it. & What's with their silly obsession with coffee & making it with very expensive coffee makers lol the director of these documentaries is a Grade A douchebag too! Scientology vibes all of the place 🤣

  • Anna Kama
    Anna KamaDegi Síðan síðan

    Hm well i became interested in minimalism 6 years ago, i have downsized a lot and it trully gives me joy. But even i stopped listening to their podcast three years ago because they are not developing as personalities. And that first documentary really impressed me and shaped me like a human being i am today but thats it. They are good guys with good intentions but i do think that fame got into the way with their purity towards their dream. And im glad to hear that im not the only one who thought that second movie suced.

  • breed187
    breed1872 dögum síðan

    Drew saved me from listening to hours of podcast which would clutter my storage space. Buying four books that would sit on my shelf. And saving my money from a patreon subscription which won’t make me happy. Drew are you sure you didn’t join the cult???

  • Aqualii
    Aqualii2 dögum síðan

    Is it just me who thought minimalism was just a house style and not an actual mindset and religion-

  • George Bright
    George Bright2 dögum síðan

    I haven't heard you in a long time... and, like fine *whine* YOU have aged *charmingly* ! THX, you made my day! Remember Mr. Gooden, Sir, this educational information -- which I read about eight years ago -- accommodates my severe carelessness for NOT properly saving for a *non-minimalist retirement* living! Keep up the good work and save up those bitcoins so *you can be a livable-ist* in the next 20yrs! 74yrOLD ArmyMedicVet (1966-68)

  • Antonin Meissner
    Antonin Meissner2 dögum síðan

    so minimalistic that thay only have only one script

  • Pamela Urena
    Pamela Urena3 dögum síðan

    Is not that we value clothes more than education, is that education is not freaking cheap!!!

  • James McManus
    James McManus3 dögum síðan

    I walked in on my mom watching this today

  • Soen
    Soen3 dögum síðan

    Exactly like scientology. No, you DO have a problem you never knew you had, and YES, we DO have the solution. JOIN US.

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  • Rory Mayhew
    Rory Mayhew3 dögum síðan

    that one guy looks like the protagonist from the movie Antz,,,,,

  • ladiebug395
    ladiebug3953 dögum síðan

    That one reviewer brings up a good point--why was Dave Ramsey there??

  • TCGdota
    TCGdota3 dögum síðan

    FILLING THE VOID INSIDE YOU WITH MINIMALISM fill that nothing with nothing BOYS

  • Esayas Asefa
    Esayas Asefa3 dögum síðan

    Haven’t watched it yet but title made me think, “Isn’t that asceticism”

  • Cssfiend
    Cssfiend3 dögum síðan

    how does anyone fall for this kony 2012 shit

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  • Alphonsus Rouis

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    I practice minimalism intensively that my primary comment to this video is a period.

  • I'm Inspired
    I'm Inspired4 dögum síðan

    12:07 is no one gonna talk about that email?

  • I'm Inspired
    I'm Inspired4 dögum síðan

    I'm broke no no no I'm a MINIMALIST.

  • GR GR
    GR GR4 dögum síðan

    The best part of the documentary is the family drama.... hahahahahah Felt like I was watching American Idol. But without the talented singers...

  • Stoner Shorts
    Stoner Shorts4 dögum síðan

    Just be glad that 52 blog visitors in the first month didn't turn into Y2K part 2

  • Cydney Meadows
    Cydney Meadows4 dögum síðan

    the mom thing is definitely a southern thing; most people i know do this

  • carly barker
    carly barker4 dögum síðan

    i don’t know what these guys are talking about, my two baggies of cat hair and singular bags of my own hair and feathers i’ve found on the ground and my 3 plastic rat skeletons and my 6 empty pringles cans and my 8 blankets and my 15 half-full water bottles and my hoard of large sticks i’ve picked up off the ground and my rock collection and my singular baby shoe and my plastic eastern chipmunk from hobby lobby and my discontinued plastic my little pony and my lala-loopsy figurine and my OTHER collection of rocks and my 8 candles make me SO happy every day.

  • Emppu T.
    Emppu T.4 dögum síðan

    They're just adjusting to The Great Reset, where you'll own nothing and be happy. Or some shit, I'm not making this up, by the way.

  • Simon Smith
    Simon Smith4 dögum síðan

    Blonde dude is so minimalist he doesn't even have collegen.

  • Annie Cahill
    Annie Cahill4 dögum síðan

    Me writing an essay 1:24

  • Lauren Simon
    Lauren Simon4 dögum síðan

    this some cult crap

  • LemonLord
    LemonLord4 dögum síðan

    6:08 why is this scary

  • Weeb Shrimp
    Weeb Shrimp4 dögum síðan

    it's funny because most sermons in my country are EXACTLY like that one

  • Jamie D
    Jamie D5 dögum síðan

    3:33 Maybe that’s why I can’t seem to get a boyfriend. I just gotta find the right toothpaste.

  • BrianNichol
    BrianNichol5 dögum síðan

    Took 20 Minutes to explain minimalism? Thats not very minimalist of him.

  • Evilgnomekitty
    Evilgnomekitty5 dögum síðan

    as a person from Nebraska, I can confirm minimalism does indeed fix that. thank you for bringing awareness to this, drew

  • FlippityFlop
    FlippityFlop5 dögum síðan

    so minimalist they didn't even bother to learn minimalism

  • iguwugy
    iguwugy5 dögum síðan

    i do not know how to feel knowing they are located in my city.

  • Sophia Garthoff
    Sophia Garthoff5 dögum síðan

    that guy is just middle aged jacob sartorious

  • JantanBetina
    JantanBetina5 dögum síðan

    Minimalism to me is just another way of pushing The Great Reset nonsense. Own nothing and be happy about it.

  • kkkyun4
    kkkyun45 dögum síðan

    *"There was this gaping void in my life so I tried to fill that void the same way many people do, with.. stuff."* Oh lord forgive me,,,, this does not sound the way it's supposed to be.

  • Connor Evans
    Connor Evans5 dögum síðan

    We really do live in a society

  • Alex Taylor
    Alex Taylor5 dögum síðan


  • MonkeyShaman
    MonkeyShaman5 dögum síðan

    Listening to people who 'got everything they dreamed about' telling their lessers to stop reaching for their shelf gives off clear noughties sustainability theory vibes.

  • Sherrythefruitypenguin
    Sherrythefruitypenguin5 dögum síðan

    This is a great video! I really appreciated the minimalists like 7 years ago and listened to them a lot (they only had a blog and podcast back then), but then the Ted talks, documentaries and I also read their books are all EXACTLY THE SAME. They work with Matt davella (or whatever it’s spelled like) and his content is also the same so makes sense he films their crap too 😅

  • Sherrythefruitypenguin


    5 dögum síðan

    Whoops just got to the part where you give Matt a shoutout. I think he’s brutally milking the algorithm , but at least the quality is well made 😅

  • Alice Misfit
    Alice Misfit5 dögum síðan

    This mentality of things don’t make you happy is so bs to me it always comes from people that can have it all. Yes my vase serves no purpose other than looking cute on my table but I love the atmosphere it creates I love walking into my living room and seeing all the little things I curated over the years they remind me of moments and make me happy. I would feel sad in an empty ass room I would feel annoyed constantly when I would live in a tiny house and basically have zero space it would be lame for me to always wear the same things over and over. When I‘m old I want to have that book that I bought in my 20‘s and the things that made my life great.

  • Charles Verderame
    Charles Verderame6 dögum síðan

    Imagine getting bullied as a kid being like “I heard your mom doesn’t even use dawn dish soap you fucking peasant!”

  • MediumCrayon Gaming
    MediumCrayon Gaming6 dögum síðan

    just feels like postmodernism to me...

  • Mckenzie Myatt
    Mckenzie Myatt6 dögum síðan

    But I like stuff lmao. I don’t want my house looking bare. I like my copious amounts of pop vinyls and sweaters

  • pop rocks
    pop rocks6 dögum síðan

    3:22 legitimately thought a commercial started and I tried to skip it then you popped up and it scarred me

  • Friday the 12th
    Friday the 12th6 dögum síðan

    Fun fact! Matt D'Avella, who has the great minimalism youtube videos, directed and edited the 'Less is Now' documentary and the original Minimalism documentary

  • Gee eee
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  • Lilah White
    Lilah White6 dögum síðan

    I used to go to church with my grandpa and then the pastor would actual talk about his life on how he is so blessed to find god 💀

  • Sierra Kaye
    Sierra Kaye6 dögum síðan

    "Don't even get me STARTED on Mom's bedroom..."

  • Lor27Lor
    Lor27Lor6 dögum síðan

    if anyone wants to watch a really thrilling doc about minimalism watch 'the church of stop shopping' it is an absolutely wild time

  • B H
    B H6 dögum síðan

    The pinnacle of good parenting is to buy that dish soap your kids demand.

  • Naud van Dalen
    Naud van Dalen6 dögum síðan

    "I will not be loved if I don't have this toothpaste." You will not be loved if your breath smells like shit.

  • Esdiamonde Niamh
    Esdiamonde Niamh6 dögum síðan

    Very well said! I was wondering why it felt off, and its because I've seen it all before! Even there podcasts are half just input by the audience! Thank you for this video!

  • Nomore Mrnicegoy
    Nomore Mrnicegoy6 dögum síðan

    2:42 if Drew had a meth addiction.

  • Sage Jennings
    Sage Jennings7 dögum síðan

    I wish the documentary was called "Broke: An Aesthetic"

  • BRIAN Kim
    BRIAN Kim7 dögum síðan

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  • Aleckazam
    Aleckazam7 dögum síðan

    Oh my god it's Matt and Ryan from SuperMega!

  • Queen Naiya
    Queen Naiya7 dögum síðan

    Moral of the story: I still want my Chanel bag 🥴

  • WhiteManCan'tJumpCancel 95
    WhiteManCan'tJumpCancel 957 dögum síðan

    "WE HAVE TOO MUCH STUFF!" That's the definition of a first world problem

  • Hannah Vanderzee
    Hannah Vanderzee7 dögum síðan

    I used to be a really big fan of them and I do still agree with the philosophy in general... however, it really twisted my mind into thinking, as someone who is essentially unemployed and is on benefits, all I need to be happy and save money is just to not consume and have stuff. Because even though I essentially have no money, I'm living this etheral life. Which is kind of dangerous? I just threw out heaps of shit that materially brought me no happiness sure, but when you live close to the poverty line and your possessions (especially clothes which other people see) are the only semblance of a secure and "normal" life, it makes me so mad that they, who were on six-figure incomes before they dived into this, are profiting off my adoption of this philosophy. It just REEKS of (very white) privilege.

  • SauceBox Podcast
    SauceBox Podcast7 dögum síðan

    Thank you for articulating the issue I've had with these 2 guys since day 1

  • candiidoggie
    candiidoggie7 dögum síðan

    i hate the documentary so much its funny

  • John Hunter Sanders
    John Hunter Sanders7 dögum síðan

    They made us watch this in school

  • Joshua Snow
    Joshua Snow7 dögum síðan

    It was so scripted. And yes the way it was shot with them speaking with the dim lights was like all these Pinterest churches. This documentary wasn’t needed. The principle is sound but ugh they let me down.

  • GrumpyBun
    GrumpyBun7 dögum síðan

    the whole time watching i was thinking damn this is just marie kondo but worse 😭

  • Frequent Videogamer
    Frequent Videogamer7 dögum síðan

    For me minimalism was about what I could learn to do myself rather than buy. I learned a LOT about stuff I never thought I could do! And I can say to this day, they never found the bodies.

  • Rainey Reid
    Rainey Reid8 dögum síðan

    10;04 34?! I'm sorry ma'am you look 50 :/

  • Monika Ciapala
    Monika Ciapala8 dögum síðan

    I used to listen to their podcast when they were starting getting recognition and enjoyed it but then I was put off by things such as: 1. podcast contained Q&A from their tour which was same stuff every episode 😩 2. They talked a lot about not wanting to interview anyone then all of a sudden they move to LA to interview other podcasters duplicating what has already been said 😑 3. Their fascination with LA went bizarre given how much they claimed to love Montana 🙄

  • Logan K
    Logan K8 dögum síðan

    Him being a preacher was awesome, great laugh

  • Sahil Arora
    Sahil Arora8 dögum síðan

    They are vague because they don't actually live a minimalist lifestyle. That's why they are squeezing out as much money as they can.

  • Annie Roar
    Annie Roar8 dögum síðan

    Even minimalism is capatalistic... the irony

  • CatsAreAwesome
    CatsAreAwesome9 dögum síðan

    “I want it and i want it nOw” Sounds like a spoiled kid at a toy store 😃👍

  • Emanuel Burke
    Emanuel Burke9 dögum síðan

    First time noticing the Circa Survive album in the background. I knew I liked you for a reason.

  • Lord of the Jams
    Lord of the Jams9 dögum síðan

    ik thats how it works google listened to my best friend talking about you every single day so it recommended your channel

  • Vitória Alencar
    Vitória Alencar9 dögum síðan

    Thumbs up for the one second of Defying Gravity!

  • Queen101 J
    Queen101 J9 dögum síðan

    He looks like JennxPenn