merely indifferent to the concerns of such creatures as we

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SuprunP

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Ukrainian & Russian
“The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent to the concerns of such creatures as we.”
(Cosmos; The Edge of Forever; Carl Sagan)

Can it be said "... merely indifferent to the concerns of such creatures as us"?

Thanks.
 
  • rhitagawr

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    Personally I'd prefer us. We sounds over-correct. I suppose the argument is that we is short for we are. It seems to me that us is, if anything, governed by of.
    I rarely agree with people like him is much better than I rarely agree with people like he.
     
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