What is intuition ? (poorly defined words in action)

We use many words in various context with the implied assumption that we know what they mean and others know what they mean, and my meaning and your meanings are the same. Any non-scientific person assumes that they know and is generally well understood what gravity is. Do we know what gravity is ? We all know that it keeps us down to Earth, but that’s it. We do not know in fact what gravity is.

Do you think you
know what “intuition” is ? Most
people believe intuition is a form of knowledge that lacks solid arguments. So
they use intuition as a way of guessing future outcomes and make decisions on
this base.

 I heard many time people saying “I’ll just use my
  as an excuse to
skip on preparation to skip on doing the necessary work to anticipate future


In context of my theory, I’ll define intuition as ” a result of a simulation(extrapolation) done by the subconscious mind“. We have many data that we are not consciously aware of. Our subconscious mind we’ll use this data to predict an outcome. Not at all different from the way we predict that some apparent random lines we see on a drawing, may actually represent a tiger or a cat.  The accuracy of this prediction still depends on the accuracy and the quantity of the available data. So unless we prepare well, gathering all data that we can, our “intuitive” responses are going to be more or less off the mark, the better the data, the better the “intuition” .

There are some cases
were you make a good decision in absence of any kind of data. Well, in the
absence of data, and force to make a decision you will choose randomly and if
only 2 option are available you still end up with a 50% chance of going with
the good option. But this is guessing and not intuition.

Testing the definition.

Since it’s difficult
to know what we know it makes it difficult to test this definition of
intuition. Basically a group with correct data, should have better
“intuitions” about some future event than a test group without  the required data. Yet this is difficult to
prove because intuition makes use of data stored at a subconscious level, so we
can’t actually know if we have or not have the “required” data.


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This is a particular
case of a more general problem. We define poorly many words and the use of this
words fail to elicit the desired outcome.

If instead of
“intuition” we would use simulation or a type of simulation called
extrapolation, then we would take adequate measures, meaning, prepare as much
as possible, so the simulation is very close to reality.

Why do we use and
allow the use of words that are vaguely defined ?

  • Vague words do not engage the neural networks from our brains and do no give rise to chemical releases, which we call and feel as emotions. This is useful in many cases when we don’t want to antagonize the people we are addressing (see politicians speech patterns)
  • Vague words are used to avoid making a decision and consequentially being responsible of something.

So vague words are
quite useful for the individual but they decrease the information exchange,
limit action through lack of decisions and have a negative impact on the
overall evolution of the species. 

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