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From the Ted Talk "Yasmin Green: How technology can fight extremism and online harassment"

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Open Cloze

During our eight-week pilot in English and Arabic, we reached over 300,000 people who had expressed an interest in or sympathy towards a jihadi group. These people were now watching videos that could prevent them from ______ devastating choices. And because violent extremism isn't confined to any one language, ________ or ideology, the Redirect Method is now being deployed globally to protect people being courted online by violent ideologues, whether they're _________, white supremacists or other _______ extremists, with the goal of giving them the ______ to ____ from someone on the other side of that journey; to give them the chance to choose a different path.

Solution

  1. islamists
  2. chance
  3. religion
  4. violent
  5. hear
  6. making

Original Text

During our eight-week pilot in English and Arabic, we reached over 300,000 people who had expressed an interest in or sympathy towards a jihadi group. These people were now watching videos that could prevent them from making devastating choices. And because violent extremism isn't confined to any one language, religion or ideology, the Redirect Method is now being deployed globally to protect people being courted online by violent ideologues, whether they're Islamists, white supremacists or other violent extremists, with the goal of giving them the chance to hear from someone on the other side of that journey; to give them the chance to choose a different path.

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