What am I…


What is emotion…

besides signals to the brain?

Your heart can't really think,

So is your "heart" really your mind?

I think it is.

Some people mistake me as a pessimist.

But I'm really a…

I'm really a…

What am I?


  • 1
    $\begingroup$ What's with the really's? $\endgroup$
    – AJL
    May 7, 2015 at 22:00
  • $\begingroup$ Is the fourth line supposed to start with a lower case letter? $\endgroup$
    – Ric
    May 7, 2015 at 22:15
  • $\begingroup$ Your a Questionist!!! $\endgroup$
    – Daedric
    May 7, 2015 at 22:33
  • $\begingroup$ Yes indeed, I'm certainly a Questionist :). Not right, but so close, though. $\endgroup$ May 7, 2015 at 22:38

2 Answers 2


Not too sure, but...

You're a realist? Maybe even a scientist. Dunno

The part about the brain makes me think both the first and second. The heart line can also be made to fit both answers. However, the first answer really fits the pessimist clue.

Side note, why is the riddle symmetric?

  • 2
    $\begingroup$ How is it symmetric? $\endgroup$
    – mdc32
    May 8, 2015 at 0:15
  • $\begingroup$ It just appears like that, with the line lengths $\endgroup$
    – AJL
    May 8, 2015 at 12:09

I would have to say you were a Skeptic. It's pretty much in the same line as AJL's response, but I think this doubt about reality relates better to classical, greek skepticism.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skepticism#Philosophical_skepticism for reference.


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