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  • Hey guy's Nullatrum here. Today I was showering and thought to myself

  • I wonder if I could build a shower in minecraft. And after some more of the

  • thought

  • I realized that this task could easily be done

  • I'd imagine it would just take some fancy pistons work, redstone wiring, and a

  • pretty cover over the contraption.

  • Maybe it would be a bit gross in size but heck, you'd have a shower in minecraft. I then

  • thought

  • How many more real things could I build in minecraft? Boats? Buildings?

  • Computers? I realized that really anything I could think of could be built in

  • Minecraft

  • The question then evolved. It was no longer "how much real life stuff can you

  • build in Minecraft"?

  • My question became "What is the difference between real-life and

  • Minecraft?"

  • well minecraft being based on many things in earth

  • is bound to have similarities. As we all know, precious metals are borrowed into

  • Minecraft.

  • Plants, animals, food, water, oceans, biomes

  • but what else is it that makes up video games? The action?

  • Minecraft has that- with swords and bows as well as hunger.

  • all ideas which are borrowed from things used in real life. What other categories

  • of Minecraft are comparable to real life?

  • The soundtrack? Well, music is kind of a strange comparison, so, there isn't

  • really much you can say there.

  • Graphics? well you can actually build very realistic complex images

  • comparable

  • to real life ones. What about the story? There's something Minecraft is completely

  • different from real life. Minecraft doesn't even have a story, so

  • we know there's a difference. Right? That answer is actually wrong.

  • First we must ask with the story minecraft exactly is?

  • Minecraft is a sandbox game meaning that you can go around with no real objective

  • just playing with materials set in front of you. There may be small tasks along the way so

  • that you can achieve something,

  • but overall there isn't really an objective, for instance you may say in Minecraft

  • "I want to build a house!"

  • so you go and punch some trees as any other new player would. You take the wood, make it into a

  • work bench with that you make the appropriate tools.

  • All the materials are then acquired, and you build your house. Huzzah!

  • now what? Okay maybe then you decide "Hey, I wish I had a cool tree farm next to my

  • house!"

  • So you go and plot the land. You seed the area, and prepare your building-like

  • structure

  • around it. After that you may decide, "Get some diamonds" why not?

  • maybe next you want to explore and conquer every area of land available.

  • Okay, afterwards maybe decide to expand your original house and

  • make it out of diamonds why not? After a while, you seem to get bored and

  • now what? quit Minecraft? That's what happens.

  • and if it hasn't happened to you it will sometime in your life. You may be saying

  • to yourself

  • okay maybe in Minecraft I don't have a real objective but

  • in real life I certainly do. Perhaps you can claim so

  • but ask yourself what truly is your objective in real life?

  • Do you want to graduate school? Now what? Get a job?

  • Now what? Get married? Now what? Have kids?

  • Now what? Become famous? Now what? Retire peacefully?

  • Now what? Quit real life? That's what happens.

  • and if it hasn't happened to you, it will sometime in your life.

  • We all die at some point, we all quit Minecraft at some point, in both worlds

  • quitting is inevitable. We have a finite amount of time

  • to do as we please within them, and whatever we do

  • will have no effect on the outcome. We will eventually no longer exist in Minecraft,

  • and we will eventually no longer exist

  • in real life. After we have overstayed our visit in either world,

  • it won't matter what you did in them, we just simply won't exist within that

  • world.

  • Just like how being able to build a mansion in minecraft doesn't change your

  • reputation in

  • Fable 2, stealing or vandalizing won't make a difference

  • once you're dead. People will argue

  • whether we have some purpose or set goal in this world. People will argue

  • what that purpose is.

  • But one truth we all must accept is this: No matter what you do,

  • you will die. No matter how badly you want to live or how good or

  • bad of a person you are, you will die. You could have graduated college and been

  • the successful person put as a milestone for us all and will still die.

  • You could also just sit in your room for days and die.

  • Enjoy it or not earth is all too similar to Minecraft. So similar that it's

  • eerie to me.

  • Life is literally a sandbox game, there will be a time where we no longer

  • play it,

  • and this is the biggest truth humanity knows. On the subject of truths,

  • I made a video over a year ago talking about the size of Minecraft.

  • In it I did some basic math to find the surface area of Minecraft.

  • Eventually, I wanted to compare it to earth. I claimed,

  • due to the math I found, that the surface area of Minecraft was 7,000

  • times greater than the earth.

  • It only took me a week to find out, by an insightful post on the Minecraft Forum,

  • how I made an error in my math. Turns out,

  • The surface area of Minecraft is only 7 times greater than the earth. Not

  • 7,000.

  • Why didn't I change it? Many of you will ask.

  • Well call me evil or whatever, but I wanted to conduct an experiment.

  • and you, my great subscribers, were one of my experiment's

  • variables. That's right, once I knew the truth,

  • I wanted to see how many of you would believe me, and how many

  • would falsify me. What I found was two groups of people emerging.

  • Those of you that accepted what I claimed with nothing telling you otherwise,

  • and those of you that dug into the question and proved me wrong.

  • by logical reasoning I was clearly falsified

  • but that didn't stop people from believing my claim. In fact,

  • many of you who believed me continued to, even after exposed to the evidence

  • that 100 percent

  • falsifies me. This in no way is an insult to any of you.

  • For those of you who stepped out and spoke against the crowd,

  • kudos. But for those of you who didn't, in no way is it your fault.

  • Honestly, it's my fault. But this brought an interesting insight into human nature.

  • Like with the video, humankind has done this sort of thing countless times.

  • Whether it's lies by governing authority,

  • a false scientist, or a prophet, similar results occur like those with my video.

  • And in some cases, amplified to a worse degree

  • These include things like witch-hunting, crusades,

  • genocide, wars, all of these things come from lies.

  • But I'm distracting myself. After all this is just a Minecraft video

  • I guess if I were to tell you the point of this video, it would be something like this

  • Whatever game you play, make it count. Knowing one day you won't be able to

  • play the game again

  • enjoy the time you have with it.

  • Decide what you want to do or think, not what others tell you to,

  • help others with the game, make the game better.

  • Remember that while we may not always be playing the game,

  • countless people in the future will. So why don't we try to create a game

  • that's friendly for everyone. Let's make a game where we can all have fun.

  • Thanks for watching.

Hey guy's Nullatrum here. Today I was showering and thought to myself

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    蔡孟家 posted on 2016/01/12
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