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我不懂为什么无竹使人俗

我看书看到这句话:

宁可是无内,不可居无竹
无内使人瘦,无竹使人俗。

我不懂为什么无竹使人俗,你们能帮我解释吗?感谢你们。

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: Chinese (Mandarin)
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    by the way, 不是 ‘无内’,而是 ‘无肉’。
    竹是高雅的象征,古人讲究生活品质。
    表示没有对良好的生活环境追求,人会变得俗气,消极。
    这个谚语还有下文:人瘦尚可肥,士俗不可医。

    这是中国源远流长传承下来的历史积淀,对于我们中国人而言尚需学习,更何况外国人呢?
    Chinese tradition established by time.
    It has been difficult for we native speaker,and it is more difficult for foreigners.

    If you have interest and time, please read:

    http://baike.baidu.com/link?url=xMyGlQEqv4jlA4PLn6urcYY8U7Hm29q464ZlM9S9BAyUaWnlj0yB-EzyOFh7uYGVaAWoUXB2ue_n1xn93sHdbK

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