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From the Ted Talk "Kate Darling: Why we have an emotional connection to robots"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But my response to this robot was also interesting because I knew exactly how this machine worked, and yet I still felt compelled to be kind to it. And that observation sparked a ousritiyc that I've spent the past decade ginruusp. Why did I comfort this robot? And one of the things I discovered was that my treatment of this machine was more than just an awkward moment in my living room, that in a wlodr where we're nieanrcgyisl integrating robots into our esvli, an instinct like that might actually have consequences, because the first thing that I discovered is that it's not just me.

Open Cloze

But my response to this robot was also interesting because I knew exactly how this machine worked, and yet I still felt compelled to be kind to it. And that observation sparked a _________ that I've spent the past decade ________. Why did I comfort this robot? And one of the things I discovered was that my treatment of this machine was more than just an awkward moment in my living room, that in a _____ where we're ____________ integrating robots into our _____, an instinct like that might actually have consequences, because the first thing that I discovered is that it's not just me.

Solution

  1. increasingly
  2. world
  3. lives
  4. curiosity
  5. pursuing

Original Text

But my response to this robot was also interesting because I knew exactly how this machine worked, and yet I still felt compelled to be kind to it. And that observation sparked a curiosity that I've spent the past decade pursuing. Why did I comfort this robot? And one of the things I discovered was that my treatment of this machine was more than just an awkward moment in my living room, that in a world where we're increasingly integrating robots into our lives, an instinct like that might actually have consequences, because the first thing that I discovered is that it's not just me.

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Important Words

  1. awkward
  2. comfort
  3. compelled
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  5. curiosity
  6. decade
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  25. sparked
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  29. world