To support those with anxiety and mental health issues YouTube Originals and The School of Life have teamed up to launch the new Original series, “The School Of…” -. The series sees the world renowned YouTube philosophy channel for Alain de Botton’s The School of Life collaborate with a group of the world’s popular YouTube creators to explore some of the greatest philosophical questions of our age – such as “What is the secret of happiness?’, ‘Is democracy dangerous?’ and “Is greed good?’.
Episode 1 : THE SCHOOL OF JESSICA KELLGREN-FOZARD | WHAT IS THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS? [VIEW HERE – LIVE NOW] This is the BIG one, the question that has been searched for as long as humans have traveled the earth. Perspective on this matter is everything. One such perspective comes from British YouTube creator Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, who suffers from two rare nerve disorders as well as having impaired hearing, vision and mobility. In this episode, she shares her Seven Secrets of Happiness.
“The School Of…” is an approachable, relatable and exciting exploration of some of the most pressing and universal questions, concerns and societal challenges. In each episode, YouTube creators like Lady Leshurr, Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, The Martinez Twins, Luzu, Adam Saleh and more, do practical explorations and real-life experiments to assess some of the questions that humanity has pondered throughout time. Narrated by Alain de Botton, this series works to make these important topics understandable and fun to watch, thereby giving the audience a compelling view of life’s greatest philosophical questions and jumpstart to learn more on YouTube.
Alain de Botton founder of The School of Life has said: “YouTube has become the world’s classroom, offering some amazing lessons in pretty much everything anyone needs to know. At the School of Life, YouTube has changed everything we do, bringing us a global and diverse audience to the business of emotional education. We’re therefore so pleased to have teamed up with some of the world’s best YouTube creators to investigate the largest questions that deserve the largest audiences. The School of YouTube is a superficially playful, but in essence deeply serious attempt to mobilise mass engagement around the important themes. We’re honoured that the team at YouTube saw the potential and took the risk.”