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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x136 Renata Salecl: Our unhealthy obsession with choice
TV-PG

  • 2014-07-09T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

We face an endless string of choices, which leads us to feel anxiety, guilt and pangs of inadequacy that we are perhaps making the wrong ones. But philosopher Renata Salecl asks: Could individual choices be distracting us from something bigger—our power as social thinkers? A bold call for us to stop taking personal choice so seriously and focus on the choices we're making collectively.

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