Officials tapped the influential village committees and Hindu beliefs to ensure residents stayed at home and no outside visitors were permitted to avoid wider infections after a British tourist with Covid-19 was the first in Bali to succumb to the virus in early March. People were also asked to perform certain Hindu rituals for protection, which mandated them to obey local leaders, according to Governor Koster.
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Well, good for them.
I am a bit concerned anytime “We, The Sheeple” are “mandated to obey local leaders”.
We were all give “free will” and need to use it responsibly. Sometimes that even means “obeying local leaders”.
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