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‘Explain Like I’m Five’ Tackles Friederich Nietzsche

Reddit has launched a new series on YouTube called Explain Like I’m Five, exploring tough topics in simple language. One of the first episodes tackled Friederich Nietzsche and existentialism. We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think?

If you want to read some Nietzsche for yourself, check out these free eBook editions of Beyond Good and Evil or Thus Spake Zarathustra. Here’s more about the show:

The Explain Like I’m Five subreddit is an inclusive place to ask questions and get layman-friendly answers, without fear of judgement. Appropriate for questions about current events, history, politics, culture and more.DonorsChoose.org and Reddit are making sure the next generation has the resources they need to stay curious. Visit Elif and donate to support low-income elementary school students.

Social Times editor Devon Glenn discussed the new series on the Morning Media Menu today, press play below to listen to the show on SoundCloud.

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