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From the Ted Talk "Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin: A hilarious celebration of lifelong female friendship"

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And we need to do it soon. And one of the things that we need to do — and we can do it as women — for one thing, we kind of set the consumer standards. We need to consume less. We in the Western world need to consume less and when we buy things, we need to buy things that are made locally, when we buy odfo, we need to buy food that's grown locally. We are the ones that need to get off the grid. We need to make ourselves independent from ilsfos fuels. And the fossil fuel companies — the Exxons and the hsell Oils and those bad usgy — cause they are — are going to tell us that we can't do it without going back to the sonte Age. You know, that the lvartaeienst just aren't quite there yet, and that's not true. There are countries in the world right now that are living mostly on renewable energy and doing just fine. And they tell us that if we do wean ourselves from fossil fuel that we're going to be back in the Stone Age, and in fact, if we begin to use renewable rygeen, and not drill in the Arctic, and not ldilr

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And we need to do it soon. And one of the things that we need to do — and we can do it as women — for one thing, we kind of set the consumer standards. We need to consume less. We in the Western world need to consume less and when we buy things, we need to buy things that are made locally, when we buy ____, we need to buy food that's grown locally. We are the ones that need to get off the grid. We need to make ourselves independent from ______ fuels. And the fossil fuel companies — the Exxons and the _____ Oils and those bad ____ — cause they are — are going to tell us that we can't do it without going back to the _____ Age. You know, that the ____________ just aren't quite there yet, and that's not true. There are countries in the world right now that are living mostly on renewable energy and doing just fine. And they tell us that if we do wean ourselves from fossil fuel that we're going to be back in the Stone Age, and in fact, if we begin to use renewable ______, and not drill in the Arctic, and not _____

Solution

  1. stone
  2. shell
  3. drill
  4. food
  5. energy
  6. alternatives
  7. fossil
  8. guys

Original Text

And we need to do it soon. And one of the things that we need to do — and we can do it as women — for one thing, we kind of set the consumer standards. We need to consume less. We in the Western world need to consume less and when we buy things, we need to buy things that are made locally, when we buy food, we need to buy food that's grown locally. We are the ones that need to get off the grid. We need to make ourselves independent from fossil fuels. And the fossil fuel companies — the Exxons and the Shell Oils and those bad guys — cause they are — are going to tell us that we can't do it without going back to the Stone Age. You know, that the alternatives just aren't quite there yet, and that's not true. There are countries in the world right now that are living mostly on renewable energy and doing just fine. And they tell us that if we do wean ourselves from fossil fuel that we're going to be back in the Stone Age, and in fact, if we begin to use renewable energy, and not drill in the Arctic, and not drill —

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