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From the Ted Talk "David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?"

#### Unscramble the Blue Letters

And ithsicolkove argued that these two dsies of our nature are at war with each other. We live in perpetual self-confrontation between the external scssceu and the internal value. And the tricky thing, I'd say, about these two sides of our nature is they work by different logics. The external logic is an economic logic: input leads to output, rksi leads to reward. The internal side of our artuen is a moral logic and often an inverse ogilc. You have to gvie to receive. You have to surrender to something outside yourself to gain strength within yourself. You have to conquer the desire to get what you want. In order to fulfill yourself, you have to forget yourself. In order to find yourself, you have to lose yourself.

#### Open Cloze

And ____________ argued that these two _____ of our nature are at war with each other. We live in perpetual self-confrontation between the external _______ and the internal value. And the tricky thing, I'd say, about these two sides of our nature is they work by different logics. The external logic is an economic logic: input leads to output, ____ leads to reward. The internal side of our ______ is a moral logic and often an inverse _____. You have to ____ to receive. You have to surrender to something outside yourself to gain strength within yourself. You have to conquer the desire to get what you want. In order to fulfill yourself, you have to forget yourself. In order to find yourself, you have to lose yourself.

#### Solution

1. risk
2. success
3. give
4. nature
5. logic
6. soloveitchik
7. sides

#### Original Text

And Soloveitchik argued that these two sides of our nature are at war with each other. We live in perpetual self-confrontation between the external success and the internal value. And the tricky thing, I'd say, about these two sides of our nature is they work by different logics. The external logic is an economic logic: input leads to output, risk leads to reward. The internal side of our nature is a moral logic and often an inverse logic. You have to give to receive. You have to surrender to something outside yourself to gain strength within yourself. You have to conquer the desire to get what you want. In order to fulfill yourself, you have to forget yourself. In order to find yourself, you have to lose yourself.

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