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    Default Does this sentence sound natural? If not, make it one please

    Aren't proper computer games used to training our soldiers? Faith in God/justice and reality ensures that desensitisation of violence will go on the right track, enhancing the fighting capacity against terrorists.

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    Default Re: Does this sentence sound natural? If not, make it one please

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Aren't proper computer games used to training our soldiers? Faith in God/justice and reality ensures that desensitisation of violence will go on the right track, enhancing the fighting capacity against terrorists.
    Aren't computer games used to train our soldiers? Faith in God, justice, and reality ensures that the desensitisation of violence will be on the right track, enhancing the fighting capacity of our soldiers against terrorists. (I understand "faith in God and justice" but what does faith in "reality" mean? A person either accepts reality (usually, such a person is called sane) or doesn't (this person is usually called insane).

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    Default Re: Does this sentence sound natural? If not, make it one please

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Aren't computer games used to train our soldiers? Faith in God, justice, and reality ensures that the desensitisation of violence will be on the right track, enhancing the fighting capacity of our soldiers against terrorists. (I understand "faith in God and justice" but what does faith in "reality" mean? A person either accepts reality (usually, such a person is called sane) or doesn't (this person is usually called insane).

    Thank you.
    faith in "reality" here refers to down-to-earth manner/pragmatism (face the reality and say "Yes, we can").

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    Default Re: Does this sentence sound natural? If not, make it one please

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Thank you.
    faith in "reality" here refers to down-to-earth manner/pragmatism (face the reality (Either "face reality" or, "face the reality of something") and say "Yes, we can").
    Having faith in God and justice is one thing. Facing the world as it is, is another thing. It would be better to break these concepts into two parts - "Faith in God and justice and having the ability to face things as they are ensures...".

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