Peter Montgomery wrote:
> But what if you're wrong?
Then you are wrong. If you discover that fact you proceed on other
assumptions. But thought and action always proceed on the basis of a
huge complex of assumptions, right or wrong.
> One can't _not_ assume all sorts of things. The question is not whether
> one makes assumptions but how conscious those assumptions are and how
> explicitly one articulates them.
> And of course only explicit assumptions can be questioned or held
> tentatively. Spontaneous (or unconscious) assumptions are hidden from
> critique (by oneself or others).