Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it being based on a gut feeling.
This would be met with disbelief – surely important decisions have to be thought over carefully, deliberately and rationally?
- Valerie van Mulukom
- The Conversation
Indeed, relying on your intuition generally has a bad reputation, especially in the Western part of the world where analytic thinking has been steadily promoted over the past decades.
As a result, they view emotions and intuition as fallible, even whimsical, tools.
However, this attitude…