Freedom of Choice; A Loss or a Privilege?

Freedom of choice as a privilege

Freedom of choice allows you to have control of your life every day and who better to sail your ship than you? Every day you wake up, you are the one running your brain and thus are responsible for everything that goes on through it. The day is an amalgamation of infinite choices that have to be made. It is quite impressive that the brain does not get overwhelmed every day!

Freedom of choice as a loss

Humans can just as easily not perform at their best. Humans have a choice whether or not to perform at their best level. The problem with this is, since it is easier to underperform, as it is less dangerous and tiring, humans do that. The truth is that none of us are all we could ever be, maybe no man ever is all he can be because he can always do more than he does.

What is going on nowadays?

The world has advanced to become a platform for endless opportunity. This obviously comes about when we have endless choices. It is far easier to choose from 3 options than it is to choose from 10. It is thus an acceptable conclusion that at a certain point it will take far too long to make a decision so the person responsible to make the decision might easily decide against it. This happens with vast abundance nowadays. A term known as choice paralysis occurs when the abundance of decisions results in the buyer being less likely to make them. This is because it ends up overwhelming the potential buyer!

All in all…

Finally, let me conclude by saying that in my opinion, it is far more a privilege than it is a loss. A man can dream and make that a reality! That is amazing and the fact of the matter is, someone with freedom of choice can amount to far more than one with none. It is just a matter of how you look at it!



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Rafay Hiraj

Rafay Hiraj


I write about life and happiness. Writing for me is a way to make sense of everything.