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"From the Ted Talk by Jonathan Haidt: Can a divided America heal?"

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JH: Oh, absolutely. This is just a basic aepsct of human soacil cognition. But we can also live together really peacefully, and we've invented all kinds of fun ways of, like, playing war. I mean, sports, politics — these are all ways that we get to exrsicee this tribal nature without actually hrinutg anyone. We're also really good at trade and exploration and meeting new people. So you have to see our tribalism as something that goes up or down — it's not like we're doomed to always be fighting each other, but we'll never have world paece.

Open Cloze

JH: Oh, absolutely. This is just a basic ______ of human ______ cognition. But we can also live together really peacefully, and we've invented all kinds of fun ways of, like, playing war. I mean, sports, politics — these are all ways that we get to ________ this tribal nature without actually _______ anyone. We're also really good at trade and exploration and meeting new people. So you have to see our tribalism as something that goes up or down — it's not like we're doomed to always be fighting each other, but we'll never have world _____.

Solution

  1. social
  2. exercise
  3. aspect
  4. peace
  5. hurting

Original Text

JH: Oh, absolutely. This is just a basic aspect of human social cognition. But we can also live together really peacefully, and we've invented all kinds of fun ways of, like, playing war. I mean, sports, politics — these are all ways that we get to exercise this tribal nature without actually hurting anyone. We're also really good at trade and exploration and meeting new people. So you have to see our tribalism as something that goes up or down — it's not like we're doomed to always be fighting each other, but we'll never have world peace.

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Important Words

  1. absolutely
  2. aspect
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  17. nature
  18. peace
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  20. people
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  25. trade
  26. tribal
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