The Trolley Problem Can Partially Explain Vaccine Hesitancy

People are more afraid to actively cause harm than to passively allow harm to occur

Adeetee Bhide
Politically Speaking

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Photo by Alexandr Bormotin on Unsplash

One of the most frustrating aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been vaccine hesitancy — residents of rich countries have surplus vaccines that they are refusing to take, while residents of poorer countries don’t have access.

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Adeetee Bhide
Politically Speaking

I’m currently living out my childhood dream of being an author on Medium. I write about whatever catches my fancy…mainly politics, social justice, and TV shows.