The Chronicle Herald (Metro)
Recently, Voice of the People has been full of letters complaining about so-called restrictions on our freedom due to COVID-19. People need to realize “freedom” is a double-edged sword.
Look at the atrocities done in America in the last five years in the name of freedom. If wearing a mask, elbow-greeting folks, or showing proof of vaccinations is depriving you of your personal freedoms, perhaps you are not considering the more important freedoms, such as freedom from a deadly disease and spreading it to family members or your community.
Nova Scotia has dealt with COVID very well, but it is a worldwide pandemic and as long as it lives anywhere, it lives here.
I suggest we continue to follow protocols and quit bitchin’.
Ben Benjamin, Beaver Bank