I have recently made some provocative post on my Instagram feed. I’ve questioned to motives of those who are against mask wearing, lockdown, and vaccinations. The counter arguments against some of my post do not seem to be grounded in evidence but a set of assumptions. These assumptions include that public health recommendations and mandates impede on individual freedom, so they’re wrong.

This argument about “freedom” doesn’t really address whether one is making a reasonable choice to not wear a mask or become vaccinated but seem to be a means to give that person carte blanche irrespective…