At the bottom, I am including the video of her entire talk on the Paradox of Choice.
RSA Animate - Choice w/ Professor Renata Salecl
In this new RSAnimate, Professor Renata Salecl explores the paralysing anxiety and dissatisfaction surrounding limitless choice. Does the freedom to be the architects of our own lives actually hinder rather than help us? Does our preoccupation with choosing and consuming actually obstruct social change?
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Taken from the RSA's free public events programme www.thersa.org/events
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The Paradox of Choice
Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a predictable outcome.