These assumptions marked a definite rejection of all allegiance to Rome.
When the assumptions on which it rests are proved to be baseless, the particular scepticism is also overcome.
All the assumptions we require are furnished by observation of people in the mass and the larger generalizations of statistics.
Ewing has himself also shown how satisfactorily this theory accords with many other obscure and complicated phenomena, such as those presented by coercive force, differences of magnetic quality, and the effects of vibration, temperature and stress; while as regards simplicity and freedom from arbitrary assumptions it leaves little to be desired.
Morphology becomes a farce when such assumptions are made.