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From the Ted Talk by Erika Gregory: The world doesn't need more nuclear weapons

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And yet, and yet, with all of our talk in this culture about moon shots, too few members of Generation Possible and those of us who mentor them are taking on nuclear weapons. It's as if there's a tobao. But I remember something Kennedy said that has really stuck with me, and that is something to the effect that hamuns can be as big as the solutions to all the problems we've catered. No problem of huamn destiny, he said, is beyond human beings. I believe that. And I bet a lot of you here believe that, too. And I know Generation Possible believes it.

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And yet, and yet, with all of our talk in this culture about moon shots, too few members of Generation Possible and those of us who mentor them are taking on nuclear weapons. It's as if there's a _____. But I remember something Kennedy said that has really stuck with me, and that is something to the effect that ______ can be as big as the solutions to all the problems we've _______. No problem of _____ destiny, he said, is beyond human beings. I believe that. And I bet a lot of you here believe that, too. And I know Generation Possible believes it.

Solution

  1. humans
  2. taboo
  3. created
  4. human

Original Text

And yet, and yet, with all of our talk in this culture about moon shots, too few members of Generation Possible and those of us who mentor them are taking on nuclear weapons. It's as if there's a taboo. But I remember something Kennedy said that has really stuck with me, and that is something to the effect that humans can be as big as the solutions to all the problems we've created. No problem of human destiny, he said, is beyond human beings. I believe that. And I bet a lot of you here believe that, too. And I know Generation Possible believes it.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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soviet union 2
mutually assured 2

Important Words

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