Ability of changing mind is the uncomfortable luxury one can have. People make assumptions and these assumptions design the various aspects of life.
David Bohm States, It is clear that if we are to live in harmony with ourselves and with nature, we need to be able to communicate freely in a creative movement in which no one permanently holds to or otherwise defends his own ideas.
He believed, Assumptions or opinions are like computer programs in people’s minds. Those programs take over against the best of intentions — they produce their own intentions.
Individual assumptions are the product of our cultural conditioning and “collective background” of humans.