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From the Ted Talk by Juan Enriquez: We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Last thing I'll say. This is the single most exciting adventure human binegs have been on. This is the sgilne greatest superpower humans have ever had. It would be a cimre for you not to participate in this stuff because you're sarced of it, because you're hiding from it. You can participate in the eithcs. You can participate in the politics. You can participate in the business. You can participate in just thinking about where medicine is going, where industry is going, where we're going to take the world. It would be a crime for all of us not to be aware when somebody shows up at a swimming pool and says one word, just one word, if you don't listen if that word is "lifecode."

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Last thing I'll say. This is the single most exciting adventure human ______ have been on. This is the ______ greatest superpower humans have ever had. It would be a _____ for you not to participate in this stuff because you're ______ of it, because you're hiding from it. You can participate in the ______. You can participate in the politics. You can participate in the business. You can participate in just thinking about where medicine is going, where industry is going, where we're going to take the world. It would be a crime for all of us not to be aware when somebody shows up at a swimming pool and says one word, just one word, if you don't listen if that word is "lifecode."

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  1. beings
  2. scared
  3. crime
  4. ethics
  5. single

Original Text

Last thing I'll say. This is the single most exciting adventure human beings have been on. This is the single greatest superpower humans have ever had. It would be a crime for you not to participate in this stuff because you're scared of it, because you're hiding from it. You can participate in the ethics. You can participate in the politics. You can participate in the business. You can participate in just thinking about where medicine is going, where industry is going, where we're going to take the world. It would be a crime for all of us not to be aware when somebody shows up at a swimming pool and says one word, just one word, if you don't listen if that word is "lifecode."

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Important Words

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  4. business
  5. crime
  6. ethics
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