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"From the Ted Talk by John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game"

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And Brennan runs back to his seat. Everybody runs back to their seat. He rings the bell again. He says, "We have" — and there's 12 seconds left on the clock — "we have, all ntanios, pooled all our funds together. And we've got 600 billion dollars. We're going to oeffr it as a donation to this poor country. And if they acepct it, it'll raise their asset value and we can win the game. Will you accept it?" And there are three senocds left on the clock. Everybody looks at this prime minister of that country, and he says, "Yes." And the game is won. snapootenus compassion that could not be pnaneld for, that was unexpected and unpredictable.

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And Brennan runs back to his seat. Everybody runs back to their seat. He rings the bell again. He says, "We have" — and there's 12 seconds left on the clock — "we have, all _______, pooled all our funds together. And we've got 600 billion dollars. We're going to _____ it as a donation to this poor country. And if they ______ it, it'll raise their asset value and we can win the game. Will you accept it?" And there are three _______ left on the clock. Everybody looks at this prime minister of that country, and he says, "Yes." And the game is won. ___________ compassion that could not be _______ for, that was unexpected and unpredictable.

Solution

  1. offer
  2. accept
  3. nations
  4. seconds
  5. planned
  6. spontaneous

Original Text

And Brennan runs back to his seat. Everybody runs back to their seat. He rings the bell again. He says, "We have" — and there's 12 seconds left on the clock — "we have, all nations, pooled all our funds together. And we've got 600 billion dollars. We're going to offer it as a donation to this poor country. And if they accept it, it'll raise their asset value and we can win the game. Will you accept it?" And there are three seconds left on the clock. Everybody looks at this prime minister of that country, and he says, "Yes." And the game is won. Spontaneous compassion that could not be planned for, that was unexpected and unpredictable.

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Important Words

  1. accept
  2. asset
  3. bell
  4. billion
  5. brennan
  6. clock
  7. compassion
  8. country
  9. dollars
  10. donation
  11. funds
  12. game
  13. left
  14. minister
  15. nations
  16. offer
  17. planned
  18. pooled
  19. poor
  20. prime
  21. raise
  22. rings
  23. runs
  24. seat
  25. seconds
  26. spontaneous
  27. unexpected
  28. unpredictable
  29. win
  30. won