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From the Ted Talk "Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?"

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Now you might think that all this breaking-down of categories would make somebody like me really happy. I'm a political progressive, I defend people with suanuul bodies, but I have to itdam to you that it makes me nervous. Understanding that these categories are really much more uneasbtl than we thought makes me tense. It makes me tense from the point of wive of thinking about yocreacmd. So in order to tell you about that onnstie, I have to first admit to you a huge fan of the Founding Fathers. I know they were racists, I know they were sexist, but they were great. I mean, they were so brave and so bold and so radical in what they did, that I find myself watching that cheesy musical "1776" every few years, and it's not because of the micus, which is totally forgettable. It's because of what happened in 1776 with the Founding Fathers.

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Now you might think that all this breaking-down of categories would make somebody like me really happy. I'm a political progressive, I defend people with _______ bodies, but I have to _____ to you that it makes me nervous. Understanding that these categories are really much more ________ than we thought makes me tense. It makes me tense from the point of ____ of thinking about _________. So in order to tell you about that _______, I have to first admit to you a huge fan of the Founding Fathers. I know they were racists, I know they were sexist, but they were great. I mean, they were so brave and so bold and so radical in what they did, that I find myself watching that cheesy musical "1776" every few years, and it's not because of the _____, which is totally forgettable. It's because of what happened in 1776 with the Founding Fathers.

Solution

  1. tension
  2. unusual
  3. democracy
  4. admit
  5. unstable
  6. music
  7. view

Original Text

Now you might think that all this breaking-down of categories would make somebody like me really happy. I'm a political progressive, I defend people with unusual bodies, but I have to admit to you that it makes me nervous. Understanding that these categories are really much more unstable than we thought makes me tense. It makes me tense from the point of view of thinking about democracy. So in order to tell you about that tension, I have to first admit to you a huge fan of the Founding Fathers. I know they were racists, I know they were sexist, but they were great. I mean, they were so brave and so bold and so radical in what they did, that I find myself watching that cheesy musical "1776" every few years, and it's not because of the music, which is totally forgettable. It's because of what happened in 1776 with the Founding Fathers.

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united states 3
insensitivity syndrome 3
fetal life 3
civil rights 3
androgen insensitivity 3
adrenal glands 3

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civil rights movement 3
androgen insensitivity syndrome 3

Important Words

  1. admit
  2. bodies
  3. bold
  4. brave
  5. categories
  6. cheesy
  7. defend
  8. democracy
  9. fan
  10. fathers
  11. find
  12. forgettable
  13. founding
  14. great
  15. happened
  16. happy
  17. huge
  18. music
  19. musical
  20. nervous
  21. order
  22. people
  23. point
  24. political
  25. progressive
  26. racists
  27. radical
  28. sexist
  29. tense
  30. tension
  31. thinking
  32. thought
  33. totally
  34. understanding
  35. unstable
  36. unusual
  37. view
  38. watching
  39. years