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From the Ted Talk by Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women

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If you think about this, if you just open your eyes to this possibility and start to connect the dots, you can see the envcdeie everywhere. You can see it in college graduation patterns, in job pceiotrnjos, in our marriage statistics, you can see it in the ieacindlc elections, which you'll hear about later, and you can see it on sutoh Korean surveys on son preference, that something amazing and unprecedented is happening with women. Certainly this is not the first time that we've had great prgsroes with women. The '20s and the '60s also come to mind. But the difference is that, back then, it was driven by a very psioasatne fesimnit movement that was trying to project its own desires, whereas this time, it's not about passion, and it's not about any kind of movement. This is really just about the ftacs of this economic moment that we live in. The 200,000-year period in which men have been top dog is truly coming to an end, believe it or not, and that's why I talk about the "end of men."

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If you think about this, if you just open your eyes to this possibility and start to connect the dots, you can see the ________ everywhere. You can see it in college graduation patterns, in job ___________, in our marriage statistics, you can see it in the _________ elections, which you'll hear about later, and you can see it on _____ Korean surveys on son preference, that something amazing and unprecedented is happening with women. Certainly this is not the first time that we've had great ________ with women. The '20s and the '60s also come to mind. But the difference is that, back then, it was driven by a very __________ ________ movement that was trying to project its own desires, whereas this time, it's not about passion, and it's not about any kind of movement. This is really just about the _____ of this economic moment that we live in. The 200,000-year period in which men have been top dog is truly coming to an end, believe it or not, and that's why I talk about the "end of men."

Solution

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  2. progress
  3. evidence
  4. feminist
  5. icelandic
  6. projections
  7. facts
  8. passionate

Original Text

If you think about this, if you just open your eyes to this possibility and start to connect the dots, you can see the evidence everywhere. You can see it in college graduation patterns, in job projections, in our marriage statistics, you can see it in the Icelandic elections, which you'll hear about later, and you can see it on South Korean surveys on son preference, that something amazing and unprecedented is happening with women. Certainly this is not the first time that we've had great progress with women. The '20s and the '60s also come to mind. But the difference is that, back then, it was driven by a very passionate feminist movement that was trying to project its own desires, whereas this time, it's not about passion, and it's not about any kind of movement. This is really just about the facts of this economic moment that we live in. The 200,000-year period in which men have been top dog is truly coming to an end, believe it or not, and that's why I talk about the "end of men."

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