Assumptions We Make

BY JOEL MOODY

In math, we assume and define certain ideas, and, using these assumptions and definitions, build up a system (some may say a language) in which we can study patterns, prove more complicated ideas within the limits of the system, and use our conclusions to describe rules which apply to the system. All people do something similar in their own lives, though perhaps not as rationally or as consciously. We all have a few assumptions that are the pillars for our worldviews, and we build our worldviews on top of these pillars. Continue reading “Assumptions We Make”