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"From the Ted Talk by Emily Esfahani Smith: There's more to life than being happy"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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Open Cloze

Of course, the same principle applies in other strong communities as well — good ones and bad ones. _____, cults: these are cultures of meaning that use the pillars and give people something to live and die for. But that's exactly why we as a society must offer better alternatives. We need to build these pillars within our ________ and our institutions to help people become their best selves. But living a meaningful life _____ work. It's an ongoing process. As each day goes by, we're __________ creating our lives, adding to our story. And sometimes we can get off _____.

Solution

  1. track
  2. constantly
  3. families
  4. gangs
  5. takes

Original Text

Of course, the same principle applies in other strong communities as well — good ones and bad ones. Gangs, cults: these are cultures of meaning that use the pillars and give people something to live and die for. But that's exactly why we as a society must offer better alternatives. We need to build these pillars within our families and our institutions to help people become their best selves. But living a meaningful life takes work. It's an ongoing process. As each day goes by, we're constantly creating our lives, adding to our story. And sometimes we can get off track.

Important Words

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  2. alternatives
  3. applies
  4. bad
  5. build
  6. communities
  7. constantly
  8. creating
  9. cultures
  10. day
  11. die
  12. families
  13. gangs
  14. give
  15. good
  16. institutions
  17. life
  18. live
  19. lives
  20. living
  21. meaning
  22. meaningful
  23. offer
  24. ongoing
  25. people
  26. pillars
  27. principle
  28. process
  29. society
  30. story
  31. strong
  32. takes
  33. track
  34. work