The Erosion if the Common Good

Posted by Matt Birchler
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Anita Sreedhar and Anand Gopal writing about vaccine hesitancy in the U.S.

Public health is no longer viewed as a collective endeavor, based on the principle of social solidarity and mutual obligation. People are conditioned to believe they’re on their own and responsible only for themselves. That means an important source of vaccine hesitancy is the erosion of the idea of a common good.