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"From the Ted Talk by Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?"

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The second reason is that these governments, just like all the rest of us, are cultural psychopaths. I don't mean to be rude, but you know what a psychopath is. A psychopath is a person who, unfortunately for him or her, lacks the abtiliy to really eahpzmite with other human beings. When they look around, they don't see other human beings with deep, rich, three-dimensional personal lives and aims and amiibtons. What they see is cdroarbad cutouts, and it's very sad and it's very lonely, and it's very rare, fortunately.

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The second reason is that these governments, just like all the rest of us, are cultural psychopaths. I don't mean to be rude, but you know what a psychopath is. A psychopath is a person who, unfortunately for him or her, lacks the _______ to really _________ with other human beings. When they look around, they don't see other human beings with deep, rich, three-dimensional personal lives and aims and _________. What they see is _________ cutouts, and it's very sad and it's very lonely, and it's very rare, fortunately.

Solution

  1. cardboard
  2. ability
  3. empathize
  4. ambitions

Original Text

The second reason is that these governments, just like all the rest of us, are cultural psychopaths. I don't mean to be rude, but you know what a psychopath is. A psychopath is a person who, unfortunately for him or her, lacks the ability to really empathize with other human beings. When they look around, they don't see other human beings with deep, rich, three-dimensional personal lives and aims and ambitions. What they see is cardboard cutouts, and it's very sad and it's very lonely, and it's very rare, fortunately.

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collocation frequency
good country 7
word good 3

Important Words

  1. ability
  2. aims
  3. ambitions
  4. beings
  5. cardboard
  6. cultural
  7. cutouts
  8. deep
  9. empathize
  10. fortunately
  11. governments
  12. human
  13. lacks
  14. lives
  15. lonely
  16. person
  17. personal
  18. psychopath
  19. psychopaths
  20. rare
  21. reason
  22. rest
  23. rich
  24. rude
  25. sad