Wednesday, December 12, 2012

God, Storms, Earthquakes, and Assumptions

Some assumptions are reasonable. I "assume" that my van's steering wheel won't come off while I'm driving, and that the lids of my prescription bottles will.

Others may be popular, at least in some circles: but are anything but reasonable.

I made a link list about a particular sort of assumption for another post. A little later the list looked out of place, so I'm posting it here.

Finally, a saying I ran into a few decades back:
Be careful: the conclusion you jump to may be your own."
(Somebody, or maybe A. Nonymous)
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