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"From the Ted Talk by Yang Lan: The generation that's remaking China"

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So happiness is the most popular word we have heard through the past two years. hispapnes is not only rletaed to personal ernpeexcies and personal values, but also, it's about the environment. People are tnhnkiig about the following questions: Are we going to sacrifice our environment further to produce higher GDP? How are we going to perform our social and political reform to keep pace with economic gtrowh, to keep sustainability and stability? And also, how capable is the system of self-correctness to keep more people content with all sorts of firoctin going on at the same time? I guess these are the qsteunois people are going to answer. And our younger generation are going to transform this country while at the same time being transformed themselves.

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So happiness is the most popular word we have heard through the past two years. _________ is not only _______ to personal ___________ and personal values, but also, it's about the environment. People are ________ about the following questions: Are we going to sacrifice our environment further to produce higher GDP? How are we going to perform our social and political reform to keep pace with economic ______, to keep sustainability and stability? And also, how capable is the system of self-correctness to keep more people content with all sorts of ________ going on at the same time? I guess these are the _________ people are going to answer. And our younger generation are going to transform this country while at the same time being transformed themselves.

Solution

  1. friction
  2. thinking
  3. experiences
  4. related
  5. happiness
  6. questions
  7. growth

Original Text

So happiness is the most popular word we have heard through the past two years. Happiness is not only related to personal experiences and personal values, but also, it's about the environment. People are thinking about the following questions: Are we going to sacrifice our environment further to produce higher GDP? How are we going to perform our social and political reform to keep pace with economic growth, to keep sustainability and stability? And also, how capable is the system of self-correctness to keep more people content with all sorts of friction going on at the same time? I guess these are the questions people are going to answer. And our younger generation are going to transform this country while at the same time being transformed themselves.

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