Who do you believe? I suppose it depends on who you trust. Sometimes though it is a case of the loudest voice being the most persuasive, so it's handy to know where the volume control is. There's also an on-off switch.
The gift of insight is a wonderful thing. But how an you tell the difference between what is truly insight, and the 'clutching at straws' mindset in a moment of desparation? Intuition my not be reliable, because It's still the same person making the decisions, whatever they are guided by.