"(a paternalistic attitude towards people they seem to believe are less intelligent than they are)"
Hypocritical and wrong.
Not more intelligent just more logical.
If any one is paternalistic(in the negative sense) it is the government agencies and the Big Pharma corporate minions that are trying to force and coerce people to take vaccines. Utilizing false theories like herd immunity. Mandated vaccines, Public health and color of law are the mechanisms of tyrannical control by the powers that are determined to poison the public with toxic vaccines. Here is the commonly accepted definition...
paternalism (pəˈtɜːnəˌlɪzəm) [Click for IPA pronunciation guide]
the attitude or policy of a government or other authority that manages the affairs of a country, company, community, etc, in the manner of a father, esp in usurping individual responsibility and the liberty of choice
If anything it is the Anti-Vaccine proponents that want to have freedom to choose not the other way around. And it is the agents and agencies of vaccine enforcement that are attempting to usurp individual responsibility.