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    Can you please explain what the following sentences mean? Please help me!!!!!!!!

    1. I belive that a desirable future depends on our deliberately choosing a life of action over a life of consumption.

    2. The university graduate has been schooled for selective service among the rich of the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Can you please explain what the following sentences mean? Please help me!!!!!!!!

    1. I belive that a desirable future depends on our deliberately choosing a life of action over a life of consumption.
    You should choose to live your life by acting (doing), not by consuming things.

    Either that, or it's best to be active than catch tuberculosis.

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    Thanks for your reply, but I am still waiting for the explanation for the second sentence. Can't you help me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    2. The university graduate has been schooled for selective service among the rich of the world.
    The university graduate has been educated to play a special role among the rich people in the world.

    That doesn't sound true of most university students, so I guess you need context to work out what they are actually trying to say.

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