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From the Ted Talk by David Cameron: The next age of government

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But if you think a whole lot of other things matter that lead up to well being — things like your family relationships, friendship, community, values — then, actually, this is an incredibly exciting time to be in politics. And the really simple aurgmnet I want to make tonight, the really straightforward argument is this: That if we combine the right political philosophy, the right pailcitol thinking, with the ienbcirlde information revolution that has taken place, and that all of you know so much more about than I do, I think there's an incredible opportunity to actually remake politics, rkmeae government, remake public seveicrs, and achieve what's up on that slide, which is a big ineacrse in our well-being. That's the argument I want to make tonight.

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But if you think a whole lot of other things matter that lead up to well being — things like your family relationships, friendship, community, values — then, actually, this is an incredibly exciting time to be in politics. And the really simple ________ I want to make tonight, the really straightforward argument is this: That if we combine the right political philosophy, the right _________ thinking, with the __________ information revolution that has taken place, and that all of you know so much more about than I do, I think there's an incredible opportunity to actually remake politics, ______ government, remake public ________, and achieve what's up on that slide, which is a big ________ in our well-being. That's the argument I want to make tonight.

Solution

  1. argument
  2. remake
  3. political
  4. incredible
  5. services
  6. increase

Original Text

But if you think a whole lot of other things matter that lead up to well being — things like your family relationships, friendship, community, values — then, actually, this is an incredibly exciting time to be in politics. And the really simple argument I want to make tonight, the really straightforward argument is this: That if we combine the right political philosophy, the right political thinking, with the incredible information revolution that has taken place, and that all of you know so much more about than I do, I think there's an incredible opportunity to actually remake politics, remake government, remake public services, and achieve what's up on that slide, which is a big increase in our well-being. That's the argument I want to make tonight.

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