Last updated 8/11/2021 at 10:50am
I have been reading The Transylvania Times’ reporting about the recent school board decision to make mask wearing optional in our schools, as well as a great deal of other material about resistance to mask wearing and vaccination.
It seems to me that a great number of Americans, including many residents of Transylvania County, have a badly distorted understanding of the meaning of freedom. Unless you are a hermit living in isolation in a cave, your freedom is not absolute.
As members of a family or community or citizen of this country, we accept certain responsibilities in order to l...