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From the Ted Talk by Stefan Sagmeister: Happiness by design

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Now, what I took away from the exhibit was that maybe with the exteciopn of the manalda most of the pieces in there were actually about the visualization of happiness and not about happiness. And I felt a little bit cheated, because the vlatziiauison — that's a really easy thing to do. And, you know, my stuido — we've done it all the time. This is, you know, a book. A happy dog — and you take it out, it's an aggressive dog. It's a happy David Byrne and an angry David Byrne. Or a jazz poster with a happy face and a more aggressive face. You know, that's not a big deal to aplomcscih.

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Now, what I took away from the exhibit was that maybe with the _________ of the _______ most of the pieces in there were actually about the visualization of happiness and not about happiness. And I felt a little bit cheated, because the _____________ — that's a really easy thing to do. And, you know, my ______ — we've done it all the time. This is, you know, a book. A happy dog — and you take it out, it's an aggressive dog. It's a happy David Byrne and an angry David Byrne. Or a jazz poster with a happy face and a more aggressive face. You know, that's not a big deal to __________.

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  4. visualization
  5. accomplish

Original Text

Now, what I took away from the exhibit was that maybe with the exception of the mandala most of the pieces in there were actually about the visualization of happiness and not about happiness. And I felt a little bit cheated, because the visualization — that's a really easy thing to do. And, you know, my studio — we've done it all the time. This is, you know, a book. A happy dog — and you take it out, it's an aggressive dog. It's a happy David Byrne and an angry David Byrne. Or a jazz poster with a happy face and a more aggressive face. You know, that's not a big deal to accomplish.

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