My latest for : No, not wearing a mask is not "freedom," even by the standard *conservative* definition of the word. This is insane. It is chaos, which is unfreedom. Democrats must say so.
An important reframing of mask-wearing: Use the word “freedom”. Freedom includes the right NOT to be infected. via
I'm not surprised that the same people who think "freedom" means they get to force pregnancy on you also think "freedom" means they get to force COVID-19 on you. Their "freedom" means control over YOUR body.
"Say this: Freedom means the freedom not to get infected by the idiot who refuses to mask up" by
"today, in the age of the pandemic, Mill and other conservative heroes like John Locke would be aghast at the way the American right wing bandies about the word 'freedom'"
👉🏿The meaning of #liberty or #freedom is being misused by the right. We should read John Stuart Mill’s definition of liberty or freedom in “Liberty” RT Opinion There is a Word for Why We Wear Masks,and Liberals Should Say it via
via Freedom is a liberal and progressive ideal which must not belong to the right
John Stuart Mill wrote that liberty (or freedom) means “doing as we like, without impediment from our fellow creatures, AS LONG AS WHAT WE DO DOES NOT HARM THEM, even though they should think our conduct foolish, perverse or wrong.”
Exactly. This is about freedom - freedom from disease. There’s nothing pro-liberty about attacking common sense safety measures.
Our definition of "freedom" should include freedom from COVID-19 because our fellow Americans wear masks to protect each other.
“Freedom emphatically does not include the freedom to get someone else sick. It does not include the freedom to refuse to wear a mask in the grocery store, sneeze on someone in the produce section and give him the virus.” Great ⁦⁩ essay.
John Stuart Mill, a key author of the Western concept of freedom, wrote that liberty (or freedom) means “doing as we like, subject to such consequences as may follow, without impediment from our fellow creatures, as long as what we do does not harm them…”
There’s a word for why we wear masks -- "freedom." Anti-maskers have perverted its true meaning, by via #Covid19 #Masks4All😷
Yes, you are free to disagree. But you should not be free to make other sick: There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It
It's about time the left reclaimed the word "freedom" from those who want to take mine away. There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It
Don't give the Republican Party the ideal of "freedom"
Precisely. Not wearing a mask during a deadly pandemic isn’t freedom, anymore than yelling fire in a crowded theatre. via ⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It
There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It: 'Say this: Freedom means the freedom not to get infected by the idiot who refuses to mask up. Even John Stuart Mill would have agreed.'
The language of politics aka why the left should reclaim “freedom” via
There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It: #Freedom means the freedom not to get infected by the #COVIDIOTS who refuse to mask up. Even John Stuart Mill would have agreed.
“Say this: Freedom means the freedom *not* to get infected by the idiot who refuses to mask up.”
"Freedom emphatically does not include the freedom to get someone else sick. It does not include the freedom to refuse to wear a mask in the grocery store, sneeze on someone in the produce section and give him the virus."
"Freedom means the freedom not to get infected by the idiot who refuses to mask up. Even John Stuart Mill would have agreed." on how the GOP's childish ideas about freedom in the #CoronavirusPandemic have put all Americans in chains.
Bingo, and add a couple 🇺🇲🇺🇲 for good measure. Hint: And what works for Covid works for climate, too. It's independence, patriotism, pro-military, security, freedom!
There’s a Word for Why We Wear Masks, and Liberals Should Say It
Take back the word “freedom” from those who misuse it!