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"Therefore, why assume anything. Why not just hand the reader as much
Hey, why even assume that your audience can read? Use hieroglyphics for
But now we're assuming that our audience can see.
Hmmm...better record everything you know onto a tape, then send the tape
Uh-oh, now we're assuming that our audience know how to use a tape deck.
Hmmm...okay, write a manual explaining how to use a tape deck.
Oh no, wait...