Masks, Guns and Seatbelts

Why do many Americans refuse to wear masks indoors or in crowded areas outdoors, claiming it infringes on their personal liberty and freedom? When it could protect them and those around them from infection with the Corona virus, their refusal seems to make no sense. Undoubtedly, part of it is rebellion against authority and an unwillingness to obey the rules promulgated by government. But part of it is sheer stupidity. These citizens believe they know what is best for themselves though physicians and scientists have emphasized masking to improve safety and lessen contagion with the virus.There…

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