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

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The second, I believe, is political correctness. That we have a hesitation in espousing the universality of democratic cruutle because we are aoitcniassg that — we associate believing in the universality of our values — with extremists. Yet actually, whenever we talk about human rights, we do say that human rithgs are ursenaivl. But actually going out to propagate that view is associated with either neoconservativism or with Islamist extremism. To go around saying that I believe democratic culture is the best that we've aierrvd at as a form of political organizing is associated with extremism.

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The second, I believe, is political correctness. That we have a hesitation in espousing the universality of democratic _______ because we are ___________ that — we associate believing in the universality of our values — with extremists. Yet actually, whenever we talk about human rights, we do say that human ______ are _________. But actually going out to propagate that view is associated with either neoconservativism or with Islamist extremism. To go around saying that I believe democratic culture is the best that we've _______ at as a form of political organizing is associated with extremism.

Solution

  1. arrived
  2. rights
  3. culture
  4. associating
  5. universal

Original Text

The second, I believe, is political correctness. That we have a hesitation in espousing the universality of democratic culture because we are associating that — we associate believing in the universality of our values — with extremists. Yet actually, whenever we talk about human rights, we do say that human rights are universal. But actually going out to propagate that view is associated with either neoconservativism or with Islamist extremism. To go around saying that I believe democratic culture is the best that we've arrived at as a form of political organizing is associated with extremism.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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islamist extremism 3
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extremist organization 2
islamist extremists 2
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political parties 2
military dictatorship 2
political choices 2
world superpower 2
democratic values 2
civilizational demand 2
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Important Words

  1. arrived
  2. associate
  3. associating
  4. believing
  5. correctness
  6. culture
  7. democratic
  8. espousing
  9. extremism
  10. extremists
  11. form
  12. hesitation
  13. human
  14. islamist
  15. neoconservativism
  16. organizing
  17. political
  18. propagate
  19. rights
  20. talk
  21. universal
  22. universality
  23. values
  24. view