The third agreement describes the question of whether assumptions are made, how they lead to suffering, and why individuals should not participate in it. Assuming what others think, it can cause stressful and interpersonal conflicts, because the person believes that their acceptance is a representation of the truth. [10] Ruiz believes that one solution to overcome the act of acceptance is to ask questions and ensure that communication between those involved is clear. [9] Individuals can avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama by not making assumptions. [1] Don`t take anything personally. This is the second chord of Don Miguel Ruiz`s classic, the four chords. I need a memory today. So I open his book to this chapter and read: In addition to the book and audiobook, there is also an eBook, a four-color picture book, a card ceiling, and an online course.