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"From the Ted Talk by Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl"

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I know that we have systematically annihilated the girl cell. And I want to say we've annihilated it in men as well as in women. And I think in some ways we've been much harsher to men in the atnlahioinin of their girl cell. (Applause) I see how boys have been brought up, and I see this across the planet: to be tugoh, to be heedrand, to distance themselves from their tenderness, to not cry. I actually realized once in ksovoo, when I watched a man break down, that bullets are actually hardened tears, that when we don't allow men to have their girl self and have their vulnerability, and have their csoapsmoin, and have their hearts, that they become hardened and hrftuul and violent.

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I know that we have systematically annihilated the girl cell. And I want to say we've annihilated it in men as well as in women. And I think in some ways we've been much harsher to men in the ____________ of their girl cell. (Applause) I see how boys have been brought up, and I see this across the planet: to be _____, to be ________, to distance themselves from their tenderness, to not cry. I actually realized once in ______, when I watched a man break down, that bullets are actually hardened tears, that when we don't allow men to have their girl self and have their vulnerability, and have their __________, and have their hearts, that they become hardened and _______ and violent.

Solution

  1. tough
  2. kosovo
  3. compassion
  4. hurtful
  5. annihilation
  6. hardened

Original Text

I know that we have systematically annihilated the girl cell. And I want to say we've annihilated it in men as well as in women. And I think in some ways we've been much harsher to men in the annihilation of their girl cell. (Applause) I see how boys have been brought up, and I see this across the planet: to be tough, to be hardened, to distance themselves from their tenderness, to not cry. I actually realized once in Kosovo, when I watched a man break down, that bullets are actually hardened tears, that when we don't allow men to have their girl self and have their vulnerability, and have their compassion, and have their hearts, that they become hardened and hurtful and violent.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
emotional creature 9
girl cell 6

Important Words

  1. annihilated
  2. annihilation
  3. applause
  4. boys
  5. break
  6. brought
  7. bullets
  8. cell
  9. compassion
  10. cry
  11. distance
  12. girl
  13. hardened
  14. harsher
  15. hearts
  16. hurtful
  17. kosovo
  18. man
  19. men
  20. realized
  21. systematically
  22. tears
  23. tenderness
  24. tough
  25. violent
  26. vulnerability
  27. watched
  28. ways
  29. women