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"From the Ted Talk by Antonio Donato Nobre: The magic of the Amazon"

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Some months later, I met him at another event and said, "Davi, how did you know that if the forest was destroyed, there'd be no more rain?" He replied: "The spirit of the forest told us." For me, this was a game changer, a rcadail change. I said, "Gosh! Why am I doing all this seccine to get to a conclusion that he already knows?" Then, something absolutely critical hit me, which is, seeing is bevilieng. Out of shigt, out of mind. This is a need the previous speaker ptneoid out: We need to see things — I mean, we, Western society, which is becoming global, civilized — we need to see. If we don't see, we don't register the information. We live in ignorance.

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Some months later, I met him at another event and said, "Davi, how did you know that if the forest was destroyed, there'd be no more rain?" He replied: "The spirit of the forest told us." For me, this was a game changer, a _______ change. I said, "Gosh! Why am I doing all this _______ to get to a conclusion that he already knows?" Then, something absolutely critical hit me, which is, seeing is _________. Out of _____, out of mind. This is a need the previous speaker _______ out: We need to see things — I mean, we, Western society, which is becoming global, civilized — we need to see. If we don't see, we don't register the information. We live in ignorance.

Solution

  1. radical
  2. pointed
  3. believing
  4. sight
  5. science

Original Text

Some months later, I met him at another event and said, "Davi, how did you know that if the forest was destroyed, there'd be no more rain?" He replied: "The spirit of the forest told us." For me, this was a game changer, a radical change. I said, "Gosh! Why am I doing all this science to get to a conclusion that he already knows?" Then, something absolutely critical hit me, which is, seeing is believing. Out of sight, out of mind. This is a need the previous speaker pointed out: We need to see things — I mean, we, Western society, which is becoming global, civilized — we need to see. If we don't see, we don't register the information. We live in ignorance.

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clean air 4
morpho butterfly 3
metric tons 3
green ocean 3
billion metric 3

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billion metric tons 3

Important Words

  1. absolutely
  2. believing
  3. change
  4. changer
  5. civilized
  6. conclusion
  7. critical
  8. destroyed
  9. event
  10. forest
  11. game
  12. global
  13. hit
  14. ignorance
  15. information
  16. live
  17. met
  18. mind
  19. months
  20. pointed
  21. previous
  22. radical
  23. rain
  24. register
  25. science
  26. sight
  27. society
  28. speaker
  29. spirit
  30. told
  31. western