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Part of making a decision in any aspect of life is to make a choice. It comprises the idea of alternatives and determining which of them to pick. Accordingly, a single, no-choice instance is not a decision. This is referred to as Hobson’s choice, which is defined as the situation where one option as opposed to none is on offer. In today’s society, the range of choices has amplified given the wider opportunities available in all arenas, which in economic terms has its merits but also poses negative repercussions at the individual, group, and social levels.

The term choice can refer to the action itself of selecting, the ability or the opportunity to select, or the options available to select from—whether persons, things, actions, ideas, ...

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