Assumptions could lose validity without serving advance notice4 min read . Updated: 29 Mar 2022, 10:44 PM IST
It’s time to re-evaluate our deeply-held certainties and chalk out contingency plans even for once-unthinkable eventualities
Columnists have opined all possible permutations and combinations of assumptions on the Ukraine war. The operative word is ‘assumptions’; these may or may not be borne out by reality. This would therefore be a good time to question many of the assumptions we hold. Our knowledge-to-assumption ratio is terribly low. Human beings are usually very poor at handling assumptions. Just look around and you’ll spot evidence: We either have short memories or turn assumptions into ‘facts’ in our minds.
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