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Monday, December 13, 2010

People’s Daily Senior Editor discusses Real World

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The problem is that mainstream society is divided because of different interests, which further weakens mainstream society. Since the Internet developed, we have been living in two worlds: the real one and virtual one. Now the virtual world has messed the real one up, as if the complaints and critics on the Internet reflect reality.

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A lot of people in the grass-roots level don’t go on the Internet, or at least don’t express their ideas on the Internet. There are few countries in the world that treat posters on the Internet as the mainstream of public opinion.

Ding Gang (丁刚), senior editor of the People’s Daily, quoted by the Global Times on December 9, 2010. Ding also writes for the Global Times.

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