For example, my favorite YouTube channel is called Kurzgesagt — in a Nutshell. It always gets my brain's wheels spinning with complex concepts discussed in a way that I can easily comprehend. For example, it's talked about where all the aliens might be:
And it has presented a video on the concept of us living in a simulation:
It even explained wormholes:
Then there are existential-question-sparking documentaries like The Most Unknown (which is streaming on Netflix):
Sometimes you even find fictional works that take the mind to different places, like Interstellar:
And though it's just a movie, watching Interstellar might inspire you to search for answers — which could lead you to things like astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's explanation for its ending.
So we'd like to know: What thought-provoking piece of work do people need to know about? It can be a YouTube channel, book, movie, podcast, documentary — ANYTHING. Tell us your recommendation in the comments below! Your submission could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!