The best lose all conviction
December 23, 2018 12:18 PM Subscribe
A set of related essays on consumerism, searching for "the best", and the `paradox of choice'. Of these, the essay discussing the paradox of choice and the consumer construction of identity is most comprehensive; the rest of them are worked examples, as it were, from either the producer's point of view or the consumer's (in both cases, people at the bottom of the top, which is great clickfodder but also annoying in all the Metafilter-annoying ways).
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