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"From the Ted Talk by Richard Seymour: How beauty feels"

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So I sttaerd to ask myself questions about it. And the first was, I'd ask other people: "Do you like it?" "Yes." "Why?" And they'd say, "Oh, it feels so natural," or, "It's nice." I thought, well that's not good enough. Can we cut down a little bit further, because, as a designer, I need the vocabulary, I need the keyboard, of how this actually wkros. And so I did some experiments. And I sdunledy realized that there was something that did exactly that — light to dark in six seconds — exactly that. Do you know what it is? Anyone?

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So I _______ to ask myself questions about it. And the first was, I'd ask other people: "Do you like it?" "Yes." "Why?" And they'd say, "Oh, it feels so natural," or, "It's nice." I thought, well that's not good enough. Can we cut down a little bit further, because, as a designer, I need the vocabulary, I need the keyboard, of how this actually _____. And so I did some experiments. And I ________ realized that there was something that did exactly that — light to dark in six seconds — exactly that. Do you know what it is? Anyone?

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  1. suddenly
  2. started
  3. works

Original Text

So I started to ask myself questions about it. And the first was, I'd ask other people: "Do you like it?" "Yes." "Why?" And they'd say, "Oh, it feels so natural," or, "It's nice." I thought, well that's not good enough. Can we cut down a little bit further, because, as a designer, I need the vocabulary, I need the keyboard, of how this actually works. And so I did some experiments. And I suddenly realized that there was something that did exactly that — light to dark in six seconds — exactly that. Do you know what it is? Anyone?

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