When ignoring reason can be fatal

Tornado

On Friday Oklahoma City suffered more tornados. Whilst they were not as severe as those that hit on the 20th May, people died because they ignored very clear guidance from district state officials. Instead of doing the sensible thing they tried to outrun the storm. For some this was a fatal mistake.

Read more on the Big Think website here

 

  • Why is it that sometimes we follow our emotion when we know the the odds are, that it is the wrong thing to do?
  • When in critical situations is it best to trust reason or intuition? And how do we know?
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