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    Eartha is offline Member
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    Dear all,

    How should I understand the underlined?

    Thanks in advance.

    Eartha

    China’s leaders often seem obsessed with the threat of unrest, and the necessity of stability. Looking at the bare statistics revealed by this census is not going to help them sleep any easier.
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    Default Re: is not going to help

    The leaders are very concerned about unrest and the census figures are not going to calm them- there's nothing in a statistics to give them comfort.

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    Default Re: is not going to help

    Quote Originally Posted by Eartha View Post
    Dear all,

    How should I understand the underlined?

    Thanks in advance.

    Eartha

    China’s leaders often seem obsessed with the threat of unrest, and the necessity of stability. Looking at the bare statisticsrevealed by this census is not going to help them sleep any easier.
    I cannot comment on this except to note that your choice of colors (especially the very pale green) makes this post impossible for me to read.

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