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 [...]
Do you think that having more choices is good for you?
Choice is critical to the feeling and practice of freedom. Without choice, you would be doing exactly what you’re told to do, every moment of the day.
You’d be following your programming like a machine with no soul.
A kind of pretend choice [...]
Do You Have Enemies? In the wake of 9/11, the conversations of our leaders, our media, as well as our own private conversations, have become filled with the idea of the enemy, and often the word itself.
Unfortunately the idea of the enemy is nothing new for us. It was 60 years between the [...]