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"From the Ted Talk by Simon Lewis: Don't take consciousness for granted"

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Alfred Mann has set up this foundation to advance this research because he saw there's no way vrteune capital would come in for something like this. The audience is too small. You'd think, there's plenty of pylraazed people in the world, but the audience is too slaml, and the amnuot of research, the time it takes, the FDA clearances, the payback time is too long for V.C. to be interested. So he saw a need and he stepped in. He's a very, very rarkmbleae man. He's done a lot of very cutting-edge science.

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Alfred Mann has set up this foundation to advance this research because he saw there's no way _______ capital would come in for something like this. The audience is too small. You'd think, there's plenty of _________ people in the world, but the audience is too _____, and the ______ of research, the time it takes, the FDA clearances, the payback time is too long for V.C. to be interested. So he saw a need and he stepped in. He's a very, very __________ man. He's done a lot of very cutting-edge science.

Solution

  1. amount
  2. paralyzed
  3. venture
  4. small
  5. remarkable

Original Text

Alfred Mann has set up this foundation to advance this research because he saw there's no way venture capital would come in for something like this. The audience is too small. You'd think, there's plenty of paralyzed people in the world, but the audience is too small, and the amount of research, the time it takes, the FDA clearances, the payback time is too long for V.C. to be interested. So he saw a need and he stepped in. He's a very, very remarkable man. He's done a lot of very cutting-edge science.

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