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From the Ted Talk by Sir Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

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There's a wonderful qutoe from Benjamin Franklin. "There are three stors of people in the world: Those who are immovable, people who don't get it, or don't want to do anything about it; there are people who are movable, people who see the need for change and are prepared to listen to it; and there are people who move, people who make things happen." And if we can ercngauoe more people, that will be a mmneveot. And if the movement is strong enough, that's, in the best sense of the word, a revolution. And that's what we need.

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There's a wonderful _____ from Benjamin Franklin. "There are three _____ of people in the world: Those who are immovable, people who don't get it, or don't want to do anything about it; there are people who are movable, people who see the need for change and are prepared to listen to it; and there are people who move, people who make things happen." And if we can _________ more people, that will be a ________. And if the movement is strong enough, that's, in the best sense of the word, a revolution. And that's what we need.

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  1. sorts
  2. movement
  3. encourage
  4. quote

Original Text

There's a wonderful quote from Benjamin Franklin. "There are three sorts of people in the world: Those who are immovable, people who don't get it, or don't want to do anything about it; there are people who are movable, people who see the need for change and are prepared to listen to it; and there are people who move, people who make things happen." And if we can encourage more people, that will be a movement. And if the movement is strong enough, that's, in the best sense of the word, a revolution. And that's what we need.

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