Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz’s estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied. Found at TED.

2 Comments

  1. Doug Hamlin on January 8, 2010 at 2:14 am

    It’s a great video, David. I had seen it before but watched it again.

    Also check out the Radiolab episode on choice if you haven’t heard it.

    http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2008/11/14



  2. Doug Hamlin on January 7, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    It’s a great video, David. I had seen it before but watched it again.

    Also check out the Radiolab episode on choice if you haven’t heard it.

    http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2008/11/14