Are anti-vaxxers rational?

No, because they believe in absurd conspiracy theories.
3% (2 votes)
No, because they put their own health at risk.
1% (1 vote)
No, because they are insolidary to others.
1% (1 vote)
Yes, because they maximise their own expected welfare based on their own preferences and beliefs.
95% (72 votes)
Total votes: 76
Learning objectives: 
Understanding the concept of rationality in political science.
Understanding the difference between this concept and other common understandings of the word.
Understanding the concepts of completeness and transitivity of preferences.
Understanding the concept of self interest.
Understanding the concept of utility maximisation.
Understanding the costs and benefits of getting vaccinated.
Understanding the logic of collective action and the free-rider problem.
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