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"From the Ted Talk by Yuval Noah Harari: Nationalism vs. globalism"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And at the same time, biology tells us about Homo snepias that we are social animals, but that we are social on a very, very local level. It's just a slipme fact of humanity that we cannot have intimate familiarity with more than about 150 ildvinauids. The size of the natural group, the ntaraul community of Homo sapiens, is not more than 150 individuals, and everything beyond that is really based on all kinds of imaginary stories and large-scale institutions, and I think that we can find a way, again, based on a biological understanding of our species, to weave the two together and to understand that today in the 21st century, we need both the gaolbl level and the local cinummoty.

Open Cloze

And at the same time, biology tells us about Homo _______ that we are social animals, but that we are social on a very, very local level. It's just a ______ fact of humanity that we cannot have intimate familiarity with more than about 150 ___________. The size of the natural group, the _______ community of Homo sapiens, is not more than 150 individuals, and everything beyond that is really based on all kinds of imaginary stories and large-scale institutions, and I think that we can find a way, again, based on a biological understanding of our species, to weave the two together and to understand that today in the 21st century, we need both the ______ level and the local _________.

Solution

  1. sapiens
  2. natural
  3. simple
  4. global
  5. individuals
  6. community

Original Text

And at the same time, biology tells us about Homo sapiens that we are social animals, but that we are social on a very, very local level. It's just a simple fact of humanity that we cannot have intimate familiarity with more than about 150 individuals. The size of the natural group, the natural community of Homo sapiens, is not more than 150 individuals, and everything beyond that is really based on all kinds of imaginary stories and large-scale institutions, and I think that we can find a way, again, based on a biological understanding of our species, to weave the two together and to understand that today in the 21st century, we need both the global level and the local community.

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collocation frequency
climate change 13
homo sapiens 10
global governance 10
ynh yeah 8
political system 8
basic income 7
fake news 5
post truth 5
technological disruption 4
world war 4
ted dialogues 3
nuclear weapons 3
tiny elite 3
job market 3
gain control 3
artificial intelligence 3
virtual worlds 3
job loss 3
sentient beings 3
global level 3
homo deus 3
laughter ynh 3

Important Words

  1. animals
  2. based
  3. biological
  4. biology
  5. century
  6. community
  7. fact
  8. familiarity
  9. find
  10. global
  11. group
  12. homo
  13. humanity
  14. imaginary
  15. individuals
  16. institutions
  17. intimate
  18. kinds
  19. level
  20. local
  21. natural
  22. sapiens
  23. simple
  24. size
  25. social
  26. species
  27. stories
  28. tells
  29. time
  30. today
  31. understand
  32. understanding
  33. weave