FILED UNDER: Reddit’s Explain Like I’m Five Series
Social news site favorite Reddit has just launched their first original web series, Explain Like I’m Five, which is based on the subreddit of the same name. The mission is to explain complex concepts from politics, social issues, philosophy, and more in a way that a five-year-old can understand them. This video is an adorable exploration of Friedrich Nietzsche and existentialism, and Reddit has already created other ones about Syria and the stock market. The site is trying to foster creativity in their community by providing a way to create content based on Reddit content—all with the timeless allure of cute kids!