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    #1

    Cant is a form of hypocrisy: those who can, pray; those who cant, pretend.

    I'd like to ask what the sentence in italic means:
    Cant is a form of hypocrisy: those who can, pray; those who cant, pretend.
    Thanks a lot.
    Please notify me of any mistakes in my posts. It is much appreciated.

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    Re: Cant is a form of hypocrisy: those who can, pray; those who cant, pretend.

    Please state the source and author of quoted text.

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    #3

    Re: Cant is a form of hypocrisy: those who can, pray; those who cant, pretend.

    It's a strange word play on "can't/ cant".
    The normal pattern is "Those who can, do; those who can't, teach."
    Your sentence means "Those who can pray, do so; those who are hypocrites only pretend to."

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