The desire to control our environment is built into us. This makes sense, since by controlling our environment we likely increase our chances of surviving. Iyengar’s discussion in her new book about choices got me thinking about control, and the relationship between having lots of choices and being in control. The desire to control is related to the desire to have choices.

https://www.blog.theteamw.com/2010/03/29/100-things-you-should-know-about-people-31-the-desire-for-control-and-choices-is-built-in/