This is not lost to members of cults...

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This is not lost to members of cults...

Post by clearwater » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:07 am

Likewise, liking can come about by more superficial means. Attractive people can more easily flirt their way to success in more ventures than the unattractive. This is not lost to members of cults who tell their most attractive members to guide the curious into the next level of indoctrination.

Hi,

Would you rephrase the sentence in blue? I think I understand each word but I have liitle idea about what it means.
Q1: What does "this is not lost to" mean?
Q2: What does "this" refer to? Does it refer to "the advantage of attractive people"?

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Re: This is not lost to members of cults...

Post by clearwater » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:12 pm

I read the sentence again. I finally understood.

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Re: This is not lost to members of cults...

Post by Joe » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:38 am

It would be nice if you shared your understanding with others. :roll:

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Re: This is not lost to members of cults...

Post by Joe » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:41 am

1: "This is not lost to members of cults who..." means that "Members of cults who..." understand this and do not ignore it.

2: "This" is the idea that "Attractive people can more easily flirt their way to success in more ventures than the unattractive."

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