The Burden of Choice

Are we unhappy because we suffer from a lack of choice or because we’re overwhelmed with choice?

Since high school, when I impulsively picked up a book on summaries of major philosophical thought, I’ve always be interested in existentialism. At its essence, it’s the belief that we always have the freedom to make a choice — no matter how terrific or terrible our circumstances are.

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Jennifer Chan

Jennifer Chan

Productivity, craftsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence at work. Writing now at jennifertchan.substack.com.