Everybody feels lonely sometimes. But only few of us are aware how important this feeling was for our ancestors - and that our modern world can turn it into something that really hurts us. Why do we feel this way and what can we do about it?


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i called my friends 10 times a for 2 days, they never picked up. Im lonely ;-;

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I've been lonely since I was 11

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  • Duration12:30
  • Date17 February 2019
  • ChannelKurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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