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"From the Ted Talk by Maajid Nawaz: A global culture to fight extremism"

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So as I said, we looked to the status quo and rdiuicled it. And it's not just Islamist extremists that did this. But even if you look across the mood msiuc in Europe of late, far-right fascism is also on the rise. A form of anti-Islam rhetoric is also on the rise and it's trnastninaaol. And the consequences that this is having is that it's affecting the political climate across Europe. What's actually hanenippg is that what were puoelsrivy localized parochialisms, individual or groupings of extremists who were isolated from one another, have become interconnected in a globalized way and have thus become, or are becoming, maetrasinm. Because the Internet and connection technologies are connecting them across the world.

Open Cloze

So as I said, we looked to the status quo and _________ it. And it's not just Islamist extremists that did this. But even if you look across the mood _____ in Europe of late, far-right fascism is also on the rise. A form of anti-Islam rhetoric is also on the rise and it's _____________. And the consequences that this is having is that it's affecting the political climate across Europe. What's actually _________ is that what were __________ localized parochialisms, individual or groupings of extremists who were isolated from one another, have become interconnected in a globalized way and have thus become, or are becoming, __________. Because the Internet and connection technologies are connecting them across the world.

Solution

  1. ridiculed
  2. previously
  3. happening
  4. music
  5. mainstream
  6. transnational

Original Text

So as I said, we looked to the status quo and ridiculed it. And it's not just Islamist extremists that did this. But even if you look across the mood music in Europe of late, far-right fascism is also on the rise. A form of anti-Islam rhetoric is also on the rise and it's transnational. And the consequences that this is having is that it's affecting the political climate across Europe. What's actually happening is that what were previously localized parochialisms, individual or groupings of extremists who were isolated from one another, have become interconnected in a globalized way and have thus become, or are becoming, mainstream. Because the Internet and connection technologies are connecting them across the world.

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al qaeda 4
political choice 4
islamist extremism 3
human rights 3
political parties 3
building demand 3
political coalitions 3

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Important Words

  1. affecting
  2. climate
  3. connecting
  4. connection
  5. consequences
  6. europe
  7. extremists
  8. fascism
  9. form
  10. globalized
  11. groupings
  12. happening
  13. individual
  14. interconnected
  15. internet
  16. islamist
  17. isolated
  18. late
  19. localized
  20. looked
  21. mainstream
  22. mood
  23. music
  24. parochialisms
  25. political
  26. previously
  27. quo
  28. rhetoric
  29. ridiculed
  30. rise
  31. status
  32. technologies
  33. transnational
  34. world