1.The tumultuous Cultural Revolution was chiefly responsible for the searing desire for change in China.
2.Traditional beliefs do not in themselves explain the lingering prevalence of outdated concepts in China.
3.Some lay the blame for falling exports squarely on financial turmoil sweeping many Asian countries. The fact of the matter is, however, that proportionate blame should be assigned to the lackadaisical approach to developing new markets, failure to improve product quality and government inaction in the realm of support.
4.We often ignore the real problem and instead search for a needle in a haystack. Solving problems of any kind requires one to adopt a direct approach which addresses all relevant issues.
5.Claiming a lack of opportunities is nothing more than a superficial excuse for justifying failure. The fundamental reason for failure is most often the lack of drive on the part of the individual involved.
6.We can, and quite often do, blame our contemporaries for personal failures, but the fact of the matter is that the root causes for most problems go much deeper.
7.The rapidly emerging sexual revolution has been accompanied by many disturbing trends. Perhaps the most serious consequences center on the rapid spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)， rising prostitution and the rise in AIDS cases.
8.The deep impact of opening to the outside world is readily discernible in a number of areas: the adoption of many Western habits, both good and bad; changing social and moral values; the trend towards individualism; and the introduction of state-of-the-art concepts and technology. The key to adopting Western way centers on accepting the good and rejecting the bad.
9.The arrival of the so-called Information Age will undoubtedly have a profound influence on our lives. The task at hand center on using the technology for beneficial purposes, while at the same time preventing intrusions of privacy and use of the electronic highway for deceitful purposes.
10.No one can doubt that the reform and opening policies introduced in 1979 have had a profound impact on the lives of Chinese citizens. Changes resulting therefrom have not only impacted the economic system, but the social system as well.