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From the Ted Talk by Elif Shafak: If trees could speak

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But how to tell the stories of hnimuaty and nature at a time when our planet is bruinng and there is no precedent for what we're about to experience collectively whether it's political, sicaol or ecological? But tell we must because if there's one thing that is destroying our world more than anything, it is numbness. When ppoele become disconnected, desensitized, indifferent, when they stop listening, when they stop learning and when they stop caring about what's happening here, there and everywhere.

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But how to tell the stories of ________ and nature at a time when our planet is _______ and there is no precedent for what we're about to experience collectively whether it's political, ______ or ecological? But tell we must because if there's one thing that is destroying our world more than anything, it is numbness. When ______ become disconnected, desensitized, indifferent, when they stop listening, when they stop learning and when they stop caring about what's happening here, there and everywhere.

Solution

  1. burning
  2. people
  3. humanity
  4. social

Original Text

But how to tell the stories of humanity and nature at a time when our planet is burning and there is no precedent for what we're about to experience collectively whether it's political, social or ecological? But tell we must because if there's one thing that is destroying our world more than anything, it is numbness. When people become disconnected, desensitized, indifferent, when they stop listening, when they stop learning and when they stop caring about what's happening here, there and everywhere.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

Important Words

  1. burning
  2. caring
  3. collectively
  4. desensitized
  5. destroying
  6. disconnected
  7. ecological
  8. experience
  9. happening
  10. humanity
  11. indifferent
  12. learning
  13. listening
  14. nature
  15. numbness
  16. people
  17. planet
  18. political
  19. precedent
  20. social
  21. stop
  22. stories
  23. time
  24. world