Both the gap in solutions and the assumption of outcomes undermine this argument.
It hinges on the assumption that the Vatican or its metaphysical emanation, the Holy See, is a state.
This assumption, by and large, was a fair one, justified by our particular experience.
An interest in fashion also seems to beget an assumption of selfishness and mean-spiritedness.
The assumption is that he will make good on the wink, just as blacks made good on the nod by supporting him in record numbers.
And I felt that here again the assumption was an untrue one.
With the assumption that I might be within hearing, De Boer tried to trap me.
There is an assumption of superiority, and often a manifestation of contempt.
Such an assumption is based on false conception of the psychology of suggestion.
He had been stunned by the shock and his active imagination had at once accepted the assumption that he had been wounded.
c.1300, "the reception, uncorrupted, of the Virgin Mary into Heaven," also the Church festival (Aug. 15) commemorating this, Feast of the Assumption, from Old French assumpcion and directly from Latin assumptionem (nominative assumptio) "a taking, receiving," noun of action from past participle stem of assumere (see assume). Meaning "minor premise of a syllogism" is late 14c. Meaning "appropriation of a right or possession" is mid-15c. Meaning "action of taking for oneself" is recorded from 1580s; that of "something taken for granted" is from 1620s.