Some people call the instinct the automatic pilots of our mind. To understand it better we should start with a definition first. The definition of instinct is genetically hard-wired behaviors that enhance our ability to cope with vital sudden environmental changes. Other instincts, including denial, revenge, tribal loyalty, greed and our urge to multiply yourself (or easier said, the urge to have sex). It is important to realize that it is uncontrolled by your consciousness.