OSNews: A Response to the Paradox of Choice
Sep 23, 2004, 00:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Russo)
"This is a reaction to the Article 'The Paradox of Choice' by
Adam Scheinberg: I've held the position that choice is a paradox
since my early childhood, and that it is not necessarily a good
thing. Remove choice of religion and think of all the wars
throughout history that might not have existed.
"I use this as just an example of how having a choice can cause
conflict. How many times in your life have you had stress over what
vehicle, appliance, or house to purchase? Yes, this may seem like
an extreme way of thinking, but that's because we have all been
programmed to think that choice is a good thing..."