Same Assumptions, Opposite Opinions


(permanent link) added: 2011-12-20 18:43:00 sponsor: HiddenFacedMatt (last reply: 2012-01-06 14:24:03)

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"[On Earth], man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much the wheel, New York, wars, and so on while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons."

This is for when two sides share a particular assumption, but have opposite ideas of what it implies because of opposite opinions.

Page quote shared with Sapient Cetaceans; if a suitable alternative can be found (I'm sure I've seen this elsewhere) it can be replaced, and if not, there's other potential page quotes for Sapient Cetaceans.

EDIT: See this thread for clarification of distinction between assumptions and opinions.
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