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A fact from The Paradox of Choice appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 30 December 2007, and was viewed approximately 2,819 times (disclaimer)(check views). The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know
The concept of "The Paradox of Choice" has been around since before this book
To me this looks like a commercial product has hijacked a general concept, as if I put out a book about Wikipedia, and had the main page on Wikipedia going to my book. The fact that the book refers to research that came before it alone, provides proof of this.
There's a new study that is germane to the criticism section as it identifies four factors which moderate choice overload: choice set complexity, decision task difficulty, preference uncertainty, and decision goal.
Couldn't more criticisms be added? This is a movement to take away my own pursuit of happiness in the US by doing it for me. Just off the top of my head. I found that immediately repugnant reading this article. Surely someone else has mentioned it before? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ebyrob (talk • contribs) 09:20, 1 August 2017 (UTC)