Mr. Nobody: The Paradox of Choice, Chaos Theory and Hidden Knowledge

Cinematic Underdogs & Overcats

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“You have to make the right choice. As long as you don’t choose, everything remains possible”-9 Year Old Nemo

In Western society we presume that more choice means better options and greater happiness in our lives. However, we should beware of excessive choice: choice overload can make us question the decisions we make before we even make them, it can set us up for unrealistically high expectations, and it can make us blame ourselves for any and all failures. In the long run, this can lead to a sort of decision-making paralysis. And in a culture that tells us that there is no justification for falling short of perfection when your options are infinite, too much choice can actually lead to clinical depression.

Over the past two decades, the use of antidepressants in America in particular, has skyrocketed. 1 in 10 Americans now takes an antidepressant medication; among women in…

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My hearthstone decks 1st July

I’ve been playing hearthstone for some time now, and I would like to share some of my best decks that helped me win many games.

This is a decent Paladin deck. Not very good but still pretty strong in ranked, especially with good early game cards.

Would say that this deck isn’t as strong as other Priest decks, but it is still cheap and decent.

Would say this is more mid-range but I have used it well to play as aggro hunter.

Should I be drinking local or sustainable beer?

Grist

Q.Living in Chicago and trying to be eco-friendly, I always buy local beer; we have lots of options (Half-Acre, Revolution, Goose Island, etc.). However, on the back of a New Belgium truck (with a Colorado license plate), I saw a claim that their breweries are now run on 100 percent wind energy. Which is greener: beer brewed on wind energy that is trucked 1,000 miles to the consumer, or beer brewed on coal energy with minimal transport needed?

Evan K.
Chicago, IL

A. Dearest Evan,

Advertisers have a singular way of portraying beer drinking: Grab a pint and suddenly you’re smiling and surrounded by friends, probably on a beach or along a mountain stream, definitely accompanied by women in bikinis. You just never see people cracking open a cold one on the couch in their sweatpants to watch The Big Bang Theory, do you? Nor do we ever see environmentally…

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