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    God is too wise not to know all about us.

    This composition is a little tricky. Does "not to know" mean negative of negative - positive?
    I learned "to" has a negative nuance in there.

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    ex)God is too wise not to know all about us.
    => God is so wise that he knows all about us.

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    Re: God is too wise not to know all about us.

    To be "too something for something else" is a negative. If I'm too smart to waste my money gambling, it means I do not waste my money gambling.

    So the "not" is added to negate the negative meaning.

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