Am I wrong to presume that all knowledge is at best presumption? So all of this is just "let's assume that..."? It doesn't matter, of course, but I'd kind of like to know because, well, you know, my emotional life, it sort of matters to me and I don't want to get all bent out of shape over a mispresumption. I realize that my presumptions nothing more than the product of my world -- the old "Always already immersed in a world" thing, you know? I am my culture and I don't know if it's possible for me to ever be not my culture, even when I reject parts of my culture, that too comes out of my culture. But I would sure hate to get all worked up only to realize that what I was all worked up over was just mis-presumption on my part, stemming from my unique culture. That, in fact, I could be completely wrong about my understanding of everything. EVEN what I'm writing right now. But you've got to admit that that's highly unlikely -- I mean, come on, a man of my intelligence -- wrong?? Get real. So I presume I right in all this.