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    Question Interpretation of a sentence

    What is the correct meaning of the sentence-"A scientific law, is not a scientific law, if it only holds when some supernatural being, decides to let things run, and not intervene."?

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    Re: Interpretation of a sentence

    The person is saying that the idea of divine intervention is incompatible with his definition of "scientific law."

    The first comma should not be there.

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    Re: Interpretation of a sentence

    ...neither should the comma after 'being'.

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