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"From the Ted Talk by Geoff Mulgan: Post-crash, investing in a better world"

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Then, people said monarchy dominated everywhere because it was rooted in human nature. We were naturally deferential. We needed hierarchy. Just as tadoy, the enthusastis of unrestrained capitalism say it's rtoeod in human nature, only now it's individualism, inquisitiveness, and so on. Then monarchy had seen off its big cgnelhelar, mass dceoacmry, which was seen as a well-intentioned but doomed enrepxeimt, just as cipalsiatm has seen off socialism. Even Fidel Castro now says that the only thing worse than being exploited by multinational capitalism is not being exploited by matlnuaniiotl capitalism. And whereas then monarchies, palaces and forts dominated every city skyline and looked permanent and confident, today it's the gleaming towers of the banks which dominate every big city.

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Then, people said monarchy dominated everywhere because it was rooted in human nature. We were naturally deferential. We needed hierarchy. Just as _____, the ___________ of unrestrained capitalism say it's ______ in human nature, only now it's individualism, inquisitiveness, and so on. Then monarchy had seen off its big __________, mass _________, which was seen as a well-intentioned but doomed __________, just as __________ has seen off socialism. Even Fidel Castro now says that the only thing worse than being exploited by multinational capitalism is not being exploited by _____________ capitalism. And whereas then monarchies, palaces and forts dominated every city skyline and looked permanent and confident, today it's the gleaming towers of the banks which dominate every big city.

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  1. capitalism
  2. enthusiasts
  3. rooted
  4. challenger
  5. experiment
  6. today
  7. multinational
  8. democracy

Original Text

Then, people said monarchy dominated everywhere because it was rooted in human nature. We were naturally deferential. We needed hierarchy. Just as today, the enthusiasts of unrestrained capitalism say it's rooted in human nature, only now it's individualism, inquisitiveness, and so on. Then monarchy had seen off its big challenger, mass democracy, which was seen as a well-intentioned but doomed experiment, just as capitalism has seen off socialism. Even Fidel Castro now says that the only thing worse than being exploited by multinational capitalism is not being exploited by multinational capitalism. And whereas then monarchies, palaces and forts dominated every city skyline and looked permanent and confident, today it's the gleaming towers of the banks which dominate every big city.

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Important Words

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  13. enthusiasts
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  17. forts
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  36. socialism
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  40. worse