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From the Ted Talk by Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón: Math is forever

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It's true that science, all types of science, only makes sense because it makes us better ueastndrnd this beautiful wlord we live in. And in doing that, it helps us avoid the ptiflals of this painful world we live in. There are sicenecs that help us in this way quite directly. Oncological science, for example. And there are others we look at from afar, with envy sometimes, but knowing that we are what supports them. All the basic sciences support them, including math. All that makes science, science is the rigor of math. And that roigr factors in because its results are eternal.

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It's true that science, all types of science, only makes sense because it makes us better __________ this beautiful _____ we live in. And in doing that, it helps us avoid the ________ of this painful world we live in. There are ________ that help us in this way quite directly. Oncological science, for example. And there are others we look at from afar, with envy sometimes, but knowing that we are what supports them. All the basic sciences support them, including math. All that makes science, science is the rigor of math. And that _____ factors in because its results are eternal.

Solution

  1. sciences
  2. understand
  3. world
  4. rigor
  5. pitfalls

Original Text

It's true that science, all types of science, only makes sense because it makes us better understand this beautiful world we live in. And in doing that, it helps us avoid the pitfalls of this painful world we live in. There are sciences that help us in this way quite directly. Oncological science, for example. And there are others we look at from afar, with envy sometimes, but knowing that we are what supports them. All the basic sciences support them, including math. All that makes science, science is the rigor of math. And that rigor factors in because its results are eternal.

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