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From the Ted Talk by Marian Bantjes: Intricate beauty by design

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You know, I have to tell you, it's really dcfiuflit for someone like me to come up on stage at this conference with these unbelievably blinarilt minds, who are thinking these really big-picture, world-changing, life-changing ideas and tceognlhoeis. And it's very, very common for designers and people in the visual arts to feel that we're not contributing enough, or worse, that all we're doing is contributing to lilandfl. Here I am; I'm showing you some petrty visuals and talking about aesthetics. But I've come to believe that truly imaginative visual work is extremely important in society.

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You know, I have to tell you, it's really _________ for someone like me to come up on stage at this conference with these unbelievably _________ minds, who are thinking these really big-picture, world-changing, life-changing ideas and ____________. And it's very, very common for designers and people in the visual arts to feel that we're not contributing enough, or worse, that all we're doing is contributing to ________. Here I am; I'm showing you some ______ visuals and talking about aesthetics. But I've come to believe that truly imaginative visual work is extremely important in society.

Solution

  1. pretty
  2. difficult
  3. brilliant
  4. technologies
  5. landfill

Original Text

You know, I have to tell you, it's really difficult for someone like me to come up on stage at this conference with these unbelievably brilliant minds, who are thinking these really big-picture, world-changing, life-changing ideas and technologies. And it's very, very common for designers and people in the visual arts to feel that we're not contributing enough, or worse, that all we're doing is contributing to landfill. Here I am; I'm showing you some pretty visuals and talking about aesthetics. But I've come to believe that truly imaginative visual work is extremely important in society.

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