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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..."

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