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From the Ted Talk by Karen Armstrong: My wish The Charter for Compassion

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And these — whatever our wceehrtd beliefs — is a religious matetr, it's a srpiaitul matter. It's a profound moral matter that engages and should engage us all. And as I say, there is a hnuegr for change out there. Here in the United States, I think you see it in this election campaign: a longing for change. And people in churches all over and mosques all over this continent after September the 11th, coming together laolcly to create networks of understanding. With the mosque, with the synagogue, saying, "We must start to speak to one another." I think it's time that we mvoed beyond the idea of toleration and move toward appreciation of the other.

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And these — whatever our ________ beliefs — is a religious ______, it's a _________ matter. It's a profound moral matter that engages and should engage us all. And as I say, there is a ______ for change out there. Here in the United States, I think you see it in this election campaign: a longing for change. And people in churches all over and mosques all over this continent after September the 11th, coming together _______ to create networks of understanding. With the mosque, with the synagogue, saying, "We must start to speak to one another." I think it's time that we _____ beyond the idea of toleration and move toward appreciation of the other.

Solution

  1. spiritual
  2. locally
  3. matter
  4. moved
  5. hunger
  6. wretched

Original Text

And these — whatever our wretched beliefs — is a religious matter, it's a spiritual matter. It's a profound moral matter that engages and should engage us all. And as I say, there is a hunger for change out there. Here in the United States, I think you see it in this election campaign: a longing for change. And people in churches all over and mosques all over this continent after September the 11th, coming together locally to create networks of understanding. With the mosque, with the synagogue, saying, "We must start to speak to one another." I think it's time that we moved beyond the idea of toleration and move toward appreciation of the other.

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