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Brain or heart?

  1. dghbrh profile image77
    dghbrhposted 5 years ago

    Brain or heart?

    In a difficult situation you prefer to go by brain or heart?
    Reason behind your decision?

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  2. peeples profile image94
    peeplesposted 5 years ago

    My brain always. Emotional decisions are almost never good ones. The few I have made in my life all resulted in negative situations. So I learned my lesson and stick with rational thought.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks @peeples for your reply.
      I hope you can lead your life most rational way and you never face anymore negative situation in life.
      Best wishes always.

    2. Cristale profile image85
      Cristaleposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I would have to agree with you, peeples. Emotional decisions are usually the worst ones! Our brain is a smart way of thinking.

    3. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you @ Cristale
      For your kind response.
      Wish you all the very  best for a smart life ahead:-)

  3. Prankita profile image73
    Prankitaposted 5 years ago

    It depends in what situation I am, most of the time I go with my Brain and take well balanced decision. I believe decisions taken by heart looks good at that particular moment but are not good in long term.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your kind response.
      I think this is required for a balanced life but its not always so easy.

  4. ptosis profile image80
    ptosisposted 5 years ago

    You forgot the gut! DYK that stomach has as much neurons as a cat's brain?
    So I say brain........braaaaaiiiiiiinnnnnnnsssssss!

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your reply.
      Hope it would have been that easyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

  5. whonunuwho profile image80
    whonunuwhoposted 5 years ago

    There are times we must use our brains(common sense and will to survive) in order to overcome a challenge rather than our hearts which tell us to help, share, care and give of our selves. When we are able to give and use our hearts as a guide, we are usually better for it in many ways and this is what defines the human spirit. It is this spirit that keeps us alive and living on to make a future for our own kind. This spirit or energy form of goodness comes from our Creator, our God and He means for us to live in His ways by the spirit we each have from within.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Nice reply.
      I do agree with it.
      Best wishes for a well balanced life with a spritual satisfaction ahead.

  6. micadeolu profile image44
    micadeoluposted 5 years ago

    For technical issues, I use my brains and my heart for things that has to do with the divine and nature.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your response.
      Well said.

  7. EuroNinila profile image86
    EuroNinilaposted 5 years ago

    Brain because, then you are able to think rationally.  Feelings mess you up in the end, and are only there "for the moment", but thinking logically and rationally will remain forever.  It's better to go with the brain.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      But only with brain sometimes world becomes colorless. In case of a difficult situation a reasonable thinking is preferable but many times a decision by heart also proves to be right and rewarding.
      Anyway thank you very much for your precious respons

  8. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Using the brain is a lonely experience. Without the heart, there is no reason to exist. You will just remain an empty yet breathing being. Using just the heart, is entirely horrifying. Think of women who throw themselves at men they believe they love and then get run over in the end. They only trust their heart and not their mind. I can't stand those people!

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      So i think, you want to say a balance between heart and brain is more practical.
      Thank you for your response but a little more specific explanation would have been more welcome.

  9. Apostle Jack profile image60
    Apostle Jackposted 5 years ago

    The brain nor the heart can produce intelligence my friend. It is a SPIRITUAL MATTER.
    The brain and the heart have a material explanation that include DNA, elements,cells, ions,atoms and matter.
    SPIRITUALITY is define under the invisible ,the supernatural, the intellect of spirit,the conduct, and........ CHOICE.
    Walls do not talk. It is parallel with the belief in the heart and the brain as a source of communication and intellect of spirit.
    A PROPHECY is fulfill today concerning the prophecy of the ANGEL to the Prophet Daniel in Daniel 12 v 4 in that " they shall run to and fro,and knowledge shall be increase".
    But he spoke not about a material increase,but,a SPIRITUAL INCREASE of knowledge. He spoke about knowledge beyond scientific and technical equations.
    Spirituality of its full intent was not PREDESTINED  to come about until now.
    Science put everything in one basket without separation nor inclusion of a SPIRITUAL concept.
    What is unseen is more powerful that what is seen.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      But practically is it always that a decision is taken by brain ?
      Then world would have been heaven as none would have sinned.
      Spirituality can also be seen through some rarest care and humanity in this world towards less privileged one.

      Thank you.

  10. connorj profile image76
    connorjposted 5 years ago

    It really depends on what part of your brain you mean. People who are emotional actually are "going by brain;" however, the issue is it is manifesting from their amygdala; an emotional area of our brain. You can actually train yourself to act on your decisions with significantly less emotionality by delaying your reaction and enhancing your contemplation phase before reacting. It is indeed, usually wise not to discount the outcome from focusing on what I would call your proverbial "heart" for more than one reason. First it allows you more time to contemplate/ponder and secondly to follow your "heart" usually is quite an uplifting experience.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your kind response.
      I do agree with your view.

  11. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    It really depends on the type of situation it may be.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The type of situation here I am trying to point out is a difficult situation. Because in a favorable situation it hardly matters what you go for....brain or heart.
      Thank you very much for your kind response.

  12. edhan profile image60
    edhanposted 5 years ago

    It will be both.

    My brain will process how to tackle the difficult situation and my heart will decide the final decision.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      nice reply and thank you very much for responding.

  13. Silverspeeder profile image60
    Silverspeederposted 5 years ago

    You cant live without either so maybe it should be a mixture of both.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you and i do agree with you.

  14. jolinabetts profile image80
    jolinabettsposted 5 years ago

    Most people would say they can do both but reality its so hard to choose. How many times do we have to compromise our convictions of thought when we make decisions? either way the result is that the pain equates with it too. Love, Work, everything. We keep making more decisions, with brain and heart , alternately. Sadly our brain cannot compensate too much memories of decision making. So my guess is that we do think and use our heart alternately.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Very nice and true reply.
      Thank you so much for responding.
      Have a great day ahead.

    2. jolinabetts profile image80
      jolinabettsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @dghbrh : Your Welcome smile

  15. Gypsy Rose Lee profile image86
    Gypsy Rose Leeposted 5 years ago

    I'm sentimental, emotional and sometimes a mess if I let my heart rule. So in situations where it really matters I let my brain take over.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      great and a very honest reply, Gypsy.....me too very much like you.
      Thank you for responding, friend:-)

  16. Lor's Stories profile image61
    Lor's Storiesposted 5 years ago

    The brain.
    Your heart doesn't make decisions it's only a muscle
    All decisions come from your brain although making certain decisions like moving away from family or allowing your pet to be put down can truly break your heart.
    I didn't think with my brain the day I put my pet down.
    It was all heart. It was truly one of the worst decisions I had to make.
    My brain though went through grief.

    1. dghbrh profile image77
      dghbrhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your kind reply here. I quite agree with you.

 
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