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    Eway is offline Senior Member
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    Default civilization & well-being?

    This following sentence is just an example sentence for "puzzle".
    So it doesn't have a context.
    It goes:

    "The spell of well-being which our civilization was enjoying at the time dazzled our grandfathers into the dogmatic notion."

    Can anybody tell me what it's saying?

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    Well I can tell you in Dutch, but I have no idea how to explain in English

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    Not really, not without knowing what the dogmatic notion was.

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    What Tdol said. :wink:

    The sentence refers to something else (dogmatic notion) which is presumably in another sentence, and we cannot know what that means without seeing the other sentence.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sanny
    Well I can tell you in Dutch, but I have no idea how to explain in English
    Welcome, Sanny. :D

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    Thanks MikeNewYork!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sanny
    Thanks MikeNewYork!
    :D

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    :)

    I have also two questions:

    How do I get more smilies at this Reply?
    and
    How do I get that pink notion of:
    ....... wrote:
    and than a pink block and the stuff that that person wrote.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sanny
    :)

    I have also two questions:

    How do I get more smilies at this Reply?
    and
    How do I get that pink notion of:
    ....... wrote:
    and than a pink block and the stuff that that person wrote.
    Every time you click on a smilie you get another one. If you click on "View more Emoticons" you get more choices. I am not sure what a "pink notion" is. Would you might elaborating on that? If you provide more context I might be able to answer your other question.

    :)

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