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    what or why?

    Twenty-first century humanity has mapped oceans and mountains, visited the moon, and surveyed the planets. But for all the progress, people still don’t know one another very well.
    That brings about Theodore Zeldin’s “feast of conversation”events where individuals pair with persons they don’t know for three hours of guided talk designed to get past “Where are you from?”

    The “feast” in London looks not at politics or events, but at how people have felt about work, relations among the sexes, hopes and fears, enemies and authority, the shape of their lives. The “menu of conversation” includes topics like “How have your priorities changed over the years?” Or, “What have you rebelled against the past?”

    I think the underlined "what" is wrongly used here. It should be written as "What have you rebelled against in the past?" or "Why have you rebelled against the past"?

    Am I right? I need your advice.


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    Re: what or why?

    I agree.


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