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Q: Heart or Gut ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   5 Comments )
Subject: Heart or Gut
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: gan-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 10 May 2003 21:46 PDT
Expires: 09 Jun 2003 21:46 PDT
Question ID: 202223
Should I follow my Gut Instinct, or my Heart's desires?

Request for Question Clarification by j_philipp-ga on 10 May 2003 22:03 PDT
In what kind of situation?

Clarification of Question by gan-ga on 10 May 2003 22:10 PDT
In a subtle online dating situation where you're not *quite* sure if
the truth's the truth. Should you rush in where angels fear to tread,
or should you run for the hills. I'm posting here in lieu of a coin to
flip :)
Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
Answered By: j_philipp-ga on 11 May 2003 00:23 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi Gan,

I'd say it's a win-win situation if you follow your heart's desire, if
that results in following through and meeting the person (unless
you're strongly suspicious she's a stalking maniac).
Why? Because...

- If it _doesn't_ work out, you can relax because you tried your best.
- If it _does_ work out, you can be even happier about having done the
right thing.

If you don't go for it you never know wether or not you missed out on

But before throwing a coin, you might want to use the Google Magic

Enter at Google: Should I follow my Gut Instinct, or my Heart's
And you'll get: "You know nothing should shock you by now".

Or, think of a number between 1 and 10.

Now, add 5 to that number.
Which number do you get? Look up the result from following list:

 6.  Heart
 7.  Try again
 8.  Gut
 9.  Head
10.  Heart
11.  Heart
12.  Try again
13.  Try again
14.  Gut
15.  Head

Last not least, get on the phone with her, you best surprise-call in
the middle of the night when her mind is still dreamy -- works like a
truth serum! (Then again, it might be _you_ who suddenly seems to be

Good luck.
gan-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
Heart then :-) heh. Cheers j_p!

Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
From: serenata-ga on 10 May 2003 22:06 PDT
Yes. Always!

Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
From: neilzero-ga on 11 May 2003 06:50 PDT
Near term, to procced with heart is sometimes safe, but analyze. If
the number and severity of potental problems is lots more than
typical, at some point you should let your gut feelings over rule your
heart.   Neil
Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
From: pinkfreud-ga on 11 May 2003 09:15 PDT
My metaphorical gut is a much better compass than my metaphorical
heart. Most of the time when I have followed my heart's yearnings,
I've ended up with heartburn. ;-)
Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
From: magnesium-ga on 11 May 2003 22:35 PDT
Where lady friends are concerned, it is good for males to remember not
to let the 'little head' overrule the 'big head', if you get my drift.
Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more. ;)
Subject: Re: Heart or Gut
From: mathtalk-ga on 12 May 2003 07:36 PDT
I think Lao-Tze said "Fill the belly, empty the heart."


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