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ironman2012

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Hi,

“In this book, I have summed up how to put your space in order in a way that will change your life forever.”
This is the ambitious first sentence of Marie Kondo’s best-selling manifesto, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Direct and devoid of clutter, this sentence rings true to her philosophy. Unlike most self-help books, there are no extraneous words, no pandering—the lack of “wink wink” gesturing reads as an appealing, authentic statement.

(This comes from theatlantic.com The Economics of Tidying Up by Bourree Lam on May 13, 2015.)

I can understand 'It rings true to me = I believe it's true', but how can I understand the blue part? I feel 'her philosophy believes this sentence is true' sounds a little odd.

Thanks in advance!
 
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