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From the Ted Talk by Alex Steffen: The route to a sustainable future

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Another example of this sort of second superpower thing is the rise of these games that are what we call "serious play." We're looking a lot at this. This is spreading everywhere. This is from "A Force More pfuworel." It's a little screenshot. "A Force More Powerful" is a video game that, while you're playing it, it teaches you how to eggnae in non-violent insurrection and regime change. (Laughter) Here's another one. This is from a game called "Food Force," which is a game that tehaecs children how to run a refugee camp. These things are all contributing in a very daimync way to a huge rise in, especially in the developing wrold, in people's ietrnset in and passion for democracy. We get so little news about the dopeelinvg world that we often forget that there are literally millions of people out there struggling to cnhgae things to be fairer, freer, more democratic, less corrupt. And, you know, we don't hear those stories enough. But it's happening all over the place, and these tools are part of what's mnaikg it possible.

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Another example of this sort of second superpower thing is the rise of these games that are what we call "serious play." We're looking a lot at this. This is spreading everywhere. This is from "A Force More ________." It's a little screenshot. "A Force More Powerful" is a video game that, while you're playing it, it teaches you how to ______ in non-violent insurrection and regime change. (Laughter) Here's another one. This is from a game called "Food Force," which is a game that _______ children how to run a refugee camp. These things are all contributing in a very _______ way to a huge rise in, especially in the developing _____, in people's ________ in and passion for democracy. We get so little news about the __________ world that we often forget that there are literally millions of people out there struggling to ______ things to be fairer, freer, more democratic, less corrupt. And, you know, we don't hear those stories enough. But it's happening all over the place, and these tools are part of what's ______ it possible.

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Original Text

Another example of this sort of second superpower thing is the rise of these games that are what we call "serious play." We're looking a lot at this. This is spreading everywhere. This is from "A Force More Powerful." It's a little screenshot. "A Force More Powerful" is a video game that, while you're playing it, it teaches you how to engage in non-violent insurrection and regime change. (Laughter) Here's another one. This is from a game called "Food Force," which is a game that teaches children how to run a refugee camp. These things are all contributing in a very dynamic way to a huge rise in, especially in the developing world, in people's interest in and passion for democracy. We get so little news about the developing world that we often forget that there are literally millions of people out there struggling to change things to be fairer, freer, more democratic, less corrupt. And, you know, we don't hear those stories enough. But it's happening all over the place, and these tools are part of what's making it possible.

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