Is this an illogical comparison and if so how to fix it.

The sentence is:

I want to build machines that benefit others in the same way my mother’s life has been bettered.

Answer

A fix might be “I want to build machines that benefit others in the same way my mother’s life has benefitted from machines.” As written it seems unclear/ambiguous rather than illogical. If my suggested revision fits with the intended meaning, it might be even clearer to also list some way the mother’s life benefited from machines. (But it’s not completely clear if that was the comparison the writer was even trying to make.)

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