Semantic traps: why vague words are risky
Being an intuitive person means that you are able to feel that something is true without the need of conscious reasoning.
This word should used carefully because it could easily become a semantic trap mindset wherein the "intuitive" person would always rely on their gut feeling more than logical thought processes when making decisions.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
We live in a time when all scientific knowledge (the safety of fluoride, vaccines, climate change, moon landing, etc.) faces coordinated and vehement resistance.
Our existence is invaded by science and technology as never before. For many of us, this brings comfort and rewards, but this existence is also more complicated and sometimes agitated.
Our lives are full of real and imaginary risks, and distinguishing between them isn’t easy. We have to be able to decide what to believe and how to act on that.
“Science is not a body of facts. Science is a method for deciding whether what we choose to believe has a basis in the laws of nature or not.”
This is similar to Parkinson’s Law, which states that “work expands so as to fill the time availab...
When we are facing multiple deadlines, we often tend to focus on the tasks in front of us rather than the ones that seem far off, regardless of how important they might be.