[ExI] vaccine dark humor

Dave S sparge at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 17:03:28 UTC 2021

On Mon, Dec 27, 2021 at 11:49 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Dec 2021 at 16:36, Dave S via extropy-chat
> <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> >
> > Personal freedom is limited when it involves endangering others. You
> should be free to make your own health decisions as long as they don't
> endanger others. Don't want to vax? Fine: stay home or stay away from
> others. Don't want to wear a mask? Same deal.
> >
> > These are common sense, whether they're mandated or not.
> Ohhh, personal freedom, is it really?
> Somebody said that when we had the lockdowns, in practice what that
> meant was that the middle and upper classes hid in their homes and the
> lower classes delivered stuff to them.
> Not much freedom for the manual workers.

They're free not to work, of course, but given that they can't afford that
luxury, mandates aiming to ensure safe working conditions seem like a good
thing, no?

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