Is It Ethical to Force People to Get Vaccinated?

Vaccines come before individual freedom, just like any other civic duties

Hermes Solenzol wearing helmet, googles and mask
The author, flaunting all his different means of protection

Almost a year ago, on January 8, 2021, I received the first shot of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine against Covid-19. As I stepped into the booth, my voice caught in my throat and my eyes filled with tears. A mixture of emotions overwhelmed me. I was humbled by the…



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Hermes Solenzol

Hermes Solenzol


UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex.