RE: "Allow" vs. "Require"

Subject: RE: "Allow" vs. "Require"
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 16:18:37 -0400

I see nothing wrong with the sentence, "A good education will allow you
to achieve your highest potential."


-----Original Message-----
From: Porrello, Leonard
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2012 4:09 PM
To: Edwin Skau; NuVision Communications
Cc: techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: "Allow" vs. "Require"

"Enable" arguably connotes empowerment. For example, "A good education
will enable you to achieve your highest potential." "Allow" arguably
connotes granting permission. For example, "I will allow you to go to
the restroom after I finish my lecture."




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