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Add the 'Why' section to the Readme

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# ElasticSearch Equilibrium
+## Why?
+Depending on how you have ES nodes allocated across the system, and
+the way the your data goes across indices. It is possible to end up
+with a cluster that is weighted (in terms of disk) towards certain
+physical nodes. ES-equilibrium was created to ensure that the disk
+limit wasn't accidentally reached when creating new shards, and to
+allow the ability to balance disk usage across nodes in the cluster.
+A good rule of thumb is: **If you don't know whether you need this,
+you probably don't need it.**
## 0.19.4

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