Sunday, May 27, 2018

Let’s not Confuse Facts with Feelings

DRF—All of us can make a decision based on feelings. It might be that new car or that new dress. We decide on what ‘feels good’ in the moment. There can be nothing inherently wrong with an emotionally-based decision.

The price tag on that new car or dress might be hard to explain. Our spouse might want the reasons for the sporty car over the family sedan. At that point, we retreat to feelings over facts. We try to come up with flimsy facts to support our emotional decisions. They fall flat.

We have confused facts with feelings.