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From the Ted Talk by Alicia Eggert: Imaginative sculptures that explore how we perceive reality

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And if you feel comfortable, go ahead and make that metaphorical gesture of rhcanieg across the aisle. And after you've held hands with people on either side of you, if you feel comfortable, please close your eyes. Now take a minute to imagine what you want, what you want the fturue to look like. And give yourself permission to be at least a little bit idealistic. What do you want to see change or hepapn in your own life as an individual? What do you want to see change or happen for everyone, for the planet? Can you picture it? And can you srtat to see how, if we all worked together, it might actually be possible? Now open your eyes, and let's make it real.

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And if you feel comfortable, go ahead and make that metaphorical gesture of ________ across the aisle. And after you've held hands with people on either side of you, if you feel comfortable, please close your eyes. Now take a minute to imagine what you want, what you want the ______ to look like. And give yourself permission to be at least a little bit idealistic. What do you want to see change or ______ in your own life as an individual? What do you want to see change or happen for everyone, for the planet? Can you picture it? And can you _____ to see how, if we all worked together, it might actually be possible? Now open your eyes, and let's make it real.

Solution

  1. start
  2. happen
  3. reaching
  4. future

Original Text

And if you feel comfortable, go ahead and make that metaphorical gesture of reaching across the aisle. And after you've held hands with people on either side of you, if you feel comfortable, please close your eyes. Now take a minute to imagine what you want, what you want the future to look like. And give yourself permission to be at least a little bit idealistic. What do you want to see change or happen in your own life as an individual? What do you want to see change or happen for everyone, for the planet? Can you picture it? And can you start to see how, if we all worked together, it might actually be possible? Now open your eyes, and let's make it real.

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Important Words

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