Herd Immunity and Moral Individualism, Part 2

So what does herd immunity have to do with morals? Bear with me a moment. I believe there is a Moral Consequences Immunity in the realm of ethics which has parallel functions to herd immunity in the realm of epidemiology. In other words, a population of people can be protected from the deleterious consequences of immorality if the vast majority of that population are virtuous. On the other hand, when a large enough percentage of that population embrace immoral behavior, the consequences of that behavior Read more […]

Herd Immunity and Moral Individualism, Part 1

The argument over vaccination is largely based on miscommunication. Most vaccine detractors actually have no issue whatsoever with the concept of vaccination. As an extension of the homeopathic principle of hormesis, vaccination in concept (and even in practice) is far older than allopathic medicine. Most people “against vaccination” take issue with many of the highly processed, mass-produced vaccination shots because they contain harmful “non-active” materials (e.g., aluminum, mercury or Read more […]