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So many choices! Or too many choices? Some perspective...

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Has anyone read The Paradox of Choice (Why More is Less) by Barry Schwartz? I started it the other day. His premise that our “culture of abundance robs us of satisfaction” captivated me. 445 more words

Perrenial Traders

In order to spend on one side, nature is forced to economize on the other side. — Goethe

Tradeoffs are the compliment that compromise pays to possibility. 577 more words

ReaderWriterLinks

I’ve been collecting links for a while, since before the blog move, but kept putting off the post. But I said I would have links at the new blog, so here we go. 1,895 more words

Links

Minimalism

This winter that has just gone by (or hasn’t – one can never tell these days), I owned only one pair of closed shoes. It is a pair of black leather ballerinas with a flower on each. 1,219 more words

Quarterlife Crisis, a Conflict of Choice

Earlier today my personal essay about what quarterlife crisis feels like went live on The Bold Italic. I actually have some additional thoughts on the topic that didn’t fit in story so I thought I would share them here. 803 more words

Big Thinks

Think Twice before Making Choices

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Autonomy and Freedom of choice are critical to our well being, and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy.

Except that this is vastly complicated by what’s known as…

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