Very few things in this world are one-sided, all good or all bad. In Part 1 of this series I introduced the idea that the extraordinary human power of choice can lead us into our own personal hell.
Barry Schwartz has written an insightful book on the dark side of [...]
Addicted to Extremes
Turn up the volume. That’s our answer to every need.
Why are we addicted to extremes?
Look around. Our senses are assaulted daily by a mountain of sensations, and our minds are overloaded with information.
And it’s not simply the quantity of sensations, or the speed with which we encounter them. [...]