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    Post Please help me with the following sentence. Thank you.

    I am not a teacher, just a college student. I have read this sentence: Without poetry, our science will appear incomplete; and most of what now passes with us for religion and philosophy will be replaced by poetry. I don't understand what " passes with us for religion and philosophy" means. Please help me. Thank you.

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    Re: Please help me with the following sentence. Thank you.

    Hi,
    I am not a teacher, just a fellow student-the phrase "to pass for" means to be accepted as something, usually when not

    Example: You'd be surprised at what PASSES FOR good cooking in many restaurants.
    In your example-" what we consider to be religion and philosophy"


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    Re: Please help me with the following sentence. Thank you.

    Thank you for your reply.

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