Logic alone can't think of everything, but feelings alone can be dangerous. So we need to use both. What if someone disagrees? Then one of them has to change. Maybe your logic has missed a factor? Maybe your intuition is based on something irrational or irrelevant. You have to consciously change either your numbers or your feelings.
- When I was seventeen I had to decide whether to get…a car or a motorbike.…How should I select the best option?…Well, at first there is logic versus gut.…My logic tells me that the car is warmer in the winter,…drier in the rain, safer,…and better for transporting furniture.…While the bike is better in traffic and parking…and running costs.…So, overall, the car probably wins.…But my gut, or my heart, says, "Get the bike!…"It's cool and it's more fun and you only live once."…So what should I do?…Well, as a rough guide, you want your logic…and your heart to agree.…
If they don't, then one of them needs to be adjusted.…So either your logic is forgetting some factors…which your heart knows about, for example fun,…so the logic is not reaching the same conclusion…as your heart; or your heart is forgetting to be sensible…and is ignoring some real true logical facts,…like riding your motorbike in the cold or the rain.…So it's a good idea to think which one is dominating…the other one too much.…
But often they start at different places,…
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- Identifying the real problem
- Generating possible solutions
- Boosting your creativity
- Using your intuition and logic
- Selecting the best solution
- Considering implementation