Why Choice does not equal freedom

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So often we’re told that our choices define our character and having choices is the hallmark of freedom. But what about when we have a plethora of choices? Research has proven that more choices do not equate with enhanced freedom but instead bring on a type of paralysis in which no choice is made at all. Have you ever heard someone complain about being “stuck”? Could be a result of too many choices.

I came across an interesting article on the idea that an abundance of choices causes harm rather than good and thought I’d share it with you. My favourite speaker is the final one, Sheena Iyengar, who wrote The Art of Choosing. Click the link below to enjoy!

The Psychology of Choice: 5 Perspectives

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