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"From the Ted Talk by His Holiness Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone"

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There is a parable juess told to help us understand the difference between those who'd rather not be bereothd and those who take care of the other. I am sure you have haerd it before. It is the pralbae of the Good Samaritan. When Jesus was asked: "Who is my neighbor?" - namely, "Who should I take care of?" - he told this story, the story of a man who had been aulaestsd, robbed, beaten and abandoned along a dirt road. Upon seeing him, a priest and a Levite, two very iilnatnfuel people of the time, wkaeld past him without stopping to help. After a while, a Samaritan, a very much despised ethnicity at the time, walked by. Seeing the injured man lying on the ground, he did not ignore him as if he weren't even there. Instead, he felt compassion for this man, which compelled him to act in a very concrete maennr. He poured oil and wine on the wounds of the helpless man, brought him to a hstoel and paid out of his pocket for him to be assisted.

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There is a parable _____ told to help us understand the difference between those who'd rather not be ________ and those who take care of the other. I am sure you have _____ it before. It is the _______ of the Good Samaritan. When Jesus was asked: "Who is my neighbor?" - namely, "Who should I take care of?" - he told this story, the story of a man who had been _________, robbed, beaten and abandoned along a dirt road. Upon seeing him, a priest and a Levite, two very ___________ people of the time, ______ past him without stopping to help. After a while, a Samaritan, a very much despised ethnicity at the time, walked by. Seeing the injured man lying on the ground, he did not ignore him as if he weren't even there. Instead, he felt compassion for this man, which compelled him to act in a very concrete ______. He poured oil and wine on the wounds of the helpless man, brought him to a ______ and paid out of his pocket for him to be assisted.

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  2. assaulted
  3. influential
  4. walked
  5. bothered
  6. heard
  7. manner
  8. jesus
  9. hostel

Original Text

There is a parable Jesus told to help us understand the difference between those who'd rather not be bothered and those who take care of the other. I am sure you have heard it before. It is the Parable of the Good Samaritan. When Jesus was asked: "Who is my neighbor?" - namely, "Who should I take care of?" - he told this story, the story of a man who had been assaulted, robbed, beaten and abandoned along a dirt road. Upon seeing him, a priest and a Levite, two very influential people of the time, walked past him without stopping to help. After a while, a Samaritan, a very much despised ethnicity at the time, walked by. Seeing the injured man lying on the ground, he did not ignore him as if he weren't even there. Instead, he felt compassion for this man, which compelled him to act in a very concrete manner. He poured oil and wine on the wounds of the helpless man, brought him to a hostel and paid out of his pocket for him to be assisted.

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