With COVID vaccine pushers stopping at nothing to promote the narrative, those who refuse to inoculate are being vilified. For that matter, the pro-booster folks are now turning on the citizens formerly known as fully vaccinated. So why do the anti-vaxxers refuse the jab? There’s a lot more to COVID vaccine resistance than mere stubbornness.
It Is About Liberty
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For one thing, Americans simply don’t appreciate being bossed around. For some, it’s a matter of religious liberty. There are those who believe that God will either heal their ailments and let them live or grant the ultimate healing and call them home. It’s a test of faith. Of course, those groups represent a fairly small portion of Christians and Jews, as most adherents to other denominations accept that sometimes God works through others – like doctors. For most who hold a religious objection to vaccination specifically, it’s less about refusing medical treatment in general and more about the ethics of the creation of the drug itself – but more on that in a bit.
For others, it really is just a matter of “I don’t want to, and you can’t make me,” regardless of what President Joe Biden has to say on the matter. And, one may wonder, what’s so bad about that? For those more skeptical of the miraculous vaccines, several questions must be answered: If masks work, why do we need vaccinations and social distancing? If social distancing works, why do we need masks and...