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Not everything should be a matter of choice

Too much choice has two negative effects on people:

  1. Paradoxically, it produces paralysis rather than liberation. Too many options, and people find it very difficult to choose at all.
  2. Even if we overcome the paralysis and make a choice, we end up less satisfied with the result of our selection than if we had fewer options. It's easy to imagine that a different choice would've been better.

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