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R Podhajsky, Ocean Shores

Assumption, a thing that is accepted as true, or as certain to happen, without proof.

This word describes the condition that our social structure operates with. The range that this word covers starts with individual perceptions, and from there it expands into the unknown varying possibilities that perception of life brings.

Assumption can be called a baseline for human social understanding.

Each individual experiences their own existence, when interference from assumptions ceases.

Owing to the nature of life, we encounter other things and exchange assumptions with other people.

We feel first (experience), then thoughts arise, that expand with the accumulation of information, which can then be exchanged with others in the three dimensions we live in; assumptions make interaction possible.

If these words are read, calculate the number of assumptions that are required to read. It is like trying to understand the distance of stars, some are 100,000,000 + light years away. Science tells us, 1 light year = 6 trillion miles (approx.).

A mind- boggling assimilation of assumption to understand.

In 2021 the COVID dilemma exists owing to assumptions; authority’s assumptions are correct and better than any other – we are expected to believe.

What to do? Better just leave assumptions and belief and enjoy the life experience, that is a certainty.

Being beneath the sky just two ears, just two eyes.

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  1. Well presented, RP. Assumptions can be dangerous because the ‘mind’ of one quite
    often will not ever appeal to a ‘target’ whose opinion is tainted by another’s solution
    or assumption. [I’m not about to touch upon the pandemic]. Suicide often is the cost
    to a ‘mish mash imagination’ by the assumer against someone who is far from
    guilty of whatever the problem was or is in the making. Assumptions are deadly &
    should be avoided at all cost.


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