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"From the Ted Talk by Abha Dawesar: Life in the "digital now""

Unscramble the Blue Letters

By archiving everything, we think that we can store it, but time is not data. It cannot be stored. You and I know exactly what it means like to be truly present in a moment. It might have happened while we were playing an instrument, or looking into the eyes of someone we've known for a very long time. At such moments, our selves are cltmoepe. The self that lveis in the long ntaairrve arc and the self that experiences the moment become one. The pnerest ecptaulensas the past and a promise for the future. The present joins a flow of time from before and after.

Open Cloze

By archiving everything, we think that we can store it, but time is not data. It cannot be stored. You and I know exactly what it means like to be truly present in a moment. It might have happened while we were playing an instrument, or looking into the eyes of someone we've known for a very long time. At such moments, our selves are ________. The self that _____ in the long _________ arc and the self that experiences the moment become one. The _______ ____________ the past and a promise for the future. The present joins a flow of time from before and after.

Solution

  1. encapsulates
  2. lives
  3. complete
  4. present
  5. narrative

Original Text

By archiving everything, we think that we can store it, but time is not data. It cannot be stored. You and I know exactly what it means like to be truly present in a moment. It might have happened while we were playing an instrument, or looking into the eyes of someone we've known for a very long time. At such moments, our selves are complete. The self that lives in the long narrative arc and the self that experiences the moment become one. The present encapsulates the past and a promise for the future. The present joins a flow of time from before and after.

Important Words

  1. arc
  2. archiving
  3. complete
  4. data
  5. encapsulates
  6. experiences
  7. eyes
  8. flow
  9. future
  10. happened
  11. instrument
  12. joins
  13. lives
  14. long
  15. means
  16. moment
  17. moments
  18. narrative
  19. playing
  20. present
  21. promise
  22. store
  23. stored
  24. time