Quote Originally Posted by Speakpigeon View Post
What would be our most basic assumption when we try to understand anything about reality?

Hopefully, all properly articulated answers will be entered in a poll to see which one may be best.

You can always submit several answers.

The assumption that there's a reality to begin with doesn't count.

The assumption that one should be clever enough to understand something doesn't count.

I won't submit any answer myself to retain some credibility as a fair judge and competent arbiter. I promise to be fair and impartial.
EB
The one and only assumption we must make is that the universe is consistent