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The Illusion of Endless Choice in Online Dating

In the article, ‘What If I Never Find Love?’ Phillippa Perry examines the answers given by the Google search engine, and many pertinent points are revealed. 593 more words

Are you a Satisficer or a Maximiser?

There are two types of decision-makers in the world: Satisficers and Maximisers. Which one are you? And how does this influence your happiness? Let’s find out.  283 more words

“Learning to choose is hard. Learning to choose well is harder. And learning to choose well in a world of unlimited possibilities is harder still, perhaps too hard.”

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the metaphorical fish bowl

“You’re supposed to read this cartoon, and, being a sophisticated person, say, “Ah! What does this fish know? You know, nothing is possible in this fishbowl.” Impoverished imagination, a myopic view of the world — and that’s the way I read it at first.

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the downside to modern work

We are blessed with the technology that enables us to work every minute of every day from any place on the planet. So what this means, this incredible freedom of choice we have with respect to work, is that we have to make a decision, again and again and again, about whether we should or shouldn’t be working.

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The Paradox of Choice

Last week, I mentioned that I had started reading Play Anything, by Ian Bogost. Some of his ideas sparked ideas of my own, and I talked a bit about the fun aspect of minimalism. 406 more words

Green Living

Day 38: Always thinking about the next meal

Start and finish: Off trail in San Francisco

Today was the day when my desire to be back out on the trail again grew larger than my desire to stay around. 1,021 more words