toxic individualism

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An insistence that one's individual "rights" supersede the commonweal, taken to such an extreme that it destroys relationships and communities.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, over 25% of public health administrators in Kansas resigned their positions when the toxic individualism rampant in their communities led to virulent pushback against them and the public health measures they espoused.

Submitted by Greying_Geezer on January 03, 2021

Modified by Greying_Geezer on January 21, 2021

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