We Can’t Refuse to Choose, but We Can Avoid the Choice

And consciously choose not to make any.

Will you choose to cross this line drawn by Jon Tyson on Unsplash?

A few days ago, René Junge wrote a short piece about choosing in the Illumination-Curated. He argued that we are always choosing if only the choice not to choose. And, therefore, we should always make a conscious choice between the offered options because “if you decide not to make any decision, the




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