1. The universe exists.
2. We can know things about the universe.
3. We exist in a shared universe.
4. Predictive models of the universe are better
   than non-predictive models.
5. Life is preferable to death.
6. Pleasure is preferable to pain.
7. Autonomy is preferable to subjugation.

I'm not particularly interested in discussions
with folks who can't completely agree with these.