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From the Ted Talk by James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

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Now there is still a big problem, in my opinion. Ideas relating to finance, economics, politics, society, are very often tanetid by people's personal ideologies. I really hope that this complexity perspective allows for some common ground to be found. It would be really great if it has the power to help end the gridlock catreed by conflicting ideas, which appears to be plrnyzaiag our globalized wlord. Reality is so ceolmpx, we need to move away from dogma. But this is just my own personal ideology.

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Now there is still a big problem, in my opinion. Ideas relating to finance, economics, politics, society, are very often _______ by people's personal ideologies. I really hope that this complexity perspective allows for some common ground to be found. It would be really great if it has the power to help end the gridlock _______ by conflicting ideas, which appears to be __________ our globalized _____. Reality is so _______, we need to move away from dogma. But this is just my own personal ideology.

Solution

  1. created
  2. tainted
  3. paralyzing
  4. world
  5. complex

Original Text

Now there is still a big problem, in my opinion. Ideas relating to finance, economics, politics, society, are very often tainted by people's personal ideologies. I really hope that this complexity perspective allows for some common ground to be found. It would be really great if it has the power to help end the gridlock created by conflicting ideas, which appears to be paralyzing our globalized world. Reality is so complex, we need to move away from dogma. But this is just my own personal ideology.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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ownership networks 5
high degree 3
top players 3
simple rules 2
operating revenue 2
financial institutions 2
systemic risk 2
ownership relations 2
tnc network 2
collectively control 2

Important Words

  1. appears
  2. big
  3. common
  4. complex
  5. complexity
  6. conflicting
  7. created
  8. dogma
  9. economics
  10. finance
  11. globalized
  12. great
  13. gridlock
  14. ground
  15. hope
  16. ideas
  17. ideologies
  18. ideology
  19. move
  20. opinion
  21. paralyzing
  22. personal
  23. perspective
  24. politics
  25. power
  26. problem
  27. reality
  28. relating
  29. society
  30. tainted
  31. world