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"From the Ted Talk by Aubrey de Grey: A roadmap to end aging"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But these are completely crazy, when you actually remember your sense of pirtprooon. You know, these are arguments; these are things that would be legitimate to be concerned about. But the question is, are they so dangerous — these risks of doing something about aging — that they outweigh the dinodwse of doing the opposite, namely, leaving aingg as it is? Are these so bad that they outweigh cnimeonndg 100,000 people a day to an unnecessarily early death? You know, if you haven't got an argument that's that strong, then just don't waste my time, is what I say. (Laughter)

Open Cloze

But these are completely crazy, when you actually remember your sense of __________. You know, these are arguments; these are things that would be legitimate to be concerned about. But the question is, are they so dangerous — these risks of doing something about aging — that they outweigh the ________ of doing the opposite, namely, leaving _____ as it is? Are these so bad that they outweigh __________ 100,000 people a day to an unnecessarily early death? You know, if you haven't got an argument that's that strong, then just don't waste my time, is what I say. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. aging
  2. downside
  3. proportion
  4. condemning

Original Text

But these are completely crazy, when you actually remember your sense of proportion. You know, these are arguments; these are things that would be legitimate to be concerned about. But the question is, are they so dangerous — these risks of doing something about aging — that they outweigh the downside of doing the opposite, namely, leaving aging as it is? Are these so bad that they outweigh condemning 100,000 people a day to an unnecessarily early death? You know, if you haven't got an argument that's that strong, then just don't waste my time, is what I say. (Laughter)

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time frame 3
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mouse rejuvenation 3
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robust human rejuvenation 4
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Important Words

  1. aging
  2. argument
  3. bad
  4. completely
  5. concerned
  6. condemning
  7. crazy
  8. dangerous
  9. day
  10. death
  11. downside
  12. early
  13. laughter
  14. leaving
  15. legitimate
  16. outweigh
  17. people
  18. proportion
  19. question
  20. remember
  21. risks
  22. sense
  23. strong
  24. time
  25. unnecessarily
  26. waste