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Presupposition # 8

It might be a lot of posts headlined by “presupposition”. However, it’s probably one of the most crucial things to have in mind when working with changes and development. Here’s one almost absurd. It’s about an underlying expression to presuppositions, sometimes referred to as preconcieved ideas.

What’s your response to these two questions?

Question 1:

If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally retarded, and she had syphilis, would you recommend that she have an abortion?

Question 2:

It is time to elect a new world leader, and only your vote counts.
Here are the facts about the three candidates.
Which of these candidates would be your choice?
Candidate A:
Associates with crooked politicians, and consults with
astrologists. He’s had two mistresses. He also chain smokes and
drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day.
Candidate B:
He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used opium
in college and drinks a quart of whiskey every evening.
Candidate C:
He is a decorated war hero. He’s a vegetarian, doesn’t smoke,
drinks an occasional beer and never cheated on his wife.

Which one do you choose?

Candidate A refers to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Candidate B refers to Winston Churchill.

Candidate C refers to Adolph Hitler.

And for question 1, we’re all happy that no one recommended Beethoven’s mother to make an abortion…

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