Are we under a “social contract” in the United States of America? Some have claimed that the Constitution is a “social contract” as well. What about the term “public health”? The US Constitution is not a “social contract”—it is a document that outlines and places limitations and guidelines upon the US government so that it does not overstep its authority. The only ‘contract’ you could even come close to suggesting is real, are the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, period. When people say “social contract”, they are ignorantly referring to a tenet of socialism, which this country is not—it is a constitutional Republic. A social contract implies sacrificing some individual freedom for state protection. If you so strongly believe that getting vaccinated will protect you, then you have the freedom to get vaccinated. I, as someone who is against vaccination and considers it an abomination, have the same freedom to choose not to get vaccinated. What these people desire is a Cuba. I suggest they go live there, instead of America.
“Public health” is a contrived social contract in order to institute totalitarian laws in a constitutional Republic to take control of the people. If you do not believe this is possible, study history. I do not have to honor any contract. I am an American citizen, and each person (whether they are an American or not) has been granted rights by God that are unalienable—whether you believe in God or not. One of those sacred rights is free will and being secure in our persons against the unreasonable intrusions of others. The intrusion of the body is the highest of all. The US Constitution merely acknowledges these rights, it does not grant us our rights. What such people are displaying is their own misunderstanding of this country.
If we are bound by a social contract, that contract can change depending upon the mood of the government and its people. Many claim it is somehow a patriotic duty to be forced into something as drastic as getting an unknown inoculation against my own will. Even the argument that someone who refuses vaccination is somehow hurting the “public health”, is a fallacy, for if you want to get a vaccine, you have the right to do so. I have the right to choose not to. Therefore, someone else not being vaccinated should not be a problem insofar as you are concerned.