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From the Ted Talk by Will MacAskill: What are the most important moral problems of our time?

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Here, for example, is where we would expect no one to live in extreme poverty. Here is where we would expect everyone to be better off than the richest perosn alive today. Perhaps here is where we would devcsior the ftndaamnuel natural laws that govern our wlrod. Perhaps here is where we discover an entirely new form of art, a form of msuic we currently lack the ears to hear. And this is just the next few thousand years. Once we think past that, well, we can't even imagine the heights that human accomplishment might reach.

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Here, for example, is where we would expect no one to live in extreme poverty. Here is where we would expect everyone to be better off than the richest ______ alive today. Perhaps here is where we would ________ the ___________ natural laws that govern our _____. Perhaps here is where we discover an entirely new form of art, a form of _____ we currently lack the ears to hear. And this is just the next few thousand years. Once we think past that, well, we can't even imagine the heights that human accomplishment might reach.

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  1. fundamental
  2. world
  3. discover
  4. music
  5. person

Original Text

Here, for example, is where we would expect no one to live in extreme poverty. Here is where we would expect everyone to be better off than the richest person alive today. Perhaps here is where we would discover the fundamental natural laws that govern our world. Perhaps here is where we discover an entirely new form of art, a form of music we currently lack the ears to hear. And this is just the next few thousand years. Once we think past that, well, we can't even imagine the heights that human accomplishment might reach.

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