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    as one by

    God cannot coerce man, as one by sheer brute force can another.

    In the above sentence ,what does
    as one mean?


    (It is an example given for the word coerce.So, no further context is available)

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    Re: as one by

    God cannot coerce man, as one man by sheer brute force can (coerce) another (man).

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    Re: as one by

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    God cannot coerce man, as one man by sheer brute force can (coerce) another (man).
    God cannot coerce man, as one man can do it to another by sheer brute force.

    Do they both mean same?

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    Re: as one by

    Just stick to 5jj's version, eh?

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    Re: as one by

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    God cannot coerce man, as one man by sheer brute force can (coerce) another (man).
    Of course, we all know that God's not a woman.

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    Re: as one by

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Of course, we all know that God's not a woman.

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    where does the question of gender arise?

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    Re: as one by

    Anyone who can write of a 'human/person' as a 'man', is the sort of man (!) who knows that God is male.

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