262. What Is The Social Contract? Part II-Covid Edition

There are many who believe the social contract obligates individuals to act a certain way. For example, many are pushing people to get vaccinated because it is “their duty to protect their community.” But this is a flawed way of thinking that is anti individualism. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So […]

On Vaccination and Free Will

There are millions of people who’ve decided to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Perhaps they have pre-existing conditions that increase their chances of suffering complications from the virus. Maybe they’re in close contact with someone elderly. Or they could just be fed up, ready for the lockdowns to end. Regardless of their reasoning, I respect the […]