Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Why My Old Post Is Wrong

On March 30 of this year I wrote On the Uselessness of Intuition; An Untestable Hypothesis to Explain Creationism.  In it, I posited my own definition of intuition: Intuition may be defined as the practice of drawing conclusions based upon untestable propositions.  Of course that is not really wrong.  Because of the fact that it is my own definition, it is correct, by definition.  But I have to admit that it is not the definition that everyone else uses.  In this post, I ramble on about intuition, take detours to the Southwestern USA and the University of Paris, and end up almost-proving that intuition, far from being useless, is in fact a necessary part of daily life.  Continue reading here.