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Anti-vaxxer protesters shut down an immunization seminar, declaring the doctors as liars.

Discussion in 'Health' started by Zanna, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. Zanna

    Zanna Well-Known Member

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    Now, I don't know about you, but even if I supported anti-vaxxers this would be the way I'd go about it. Instead of trying to push for more research to be done as to the safety of the vaccines, they barged into a convention, which is supposed to be there to encourage open conversation, and tried enforce their own views instead of engaging in healthy debate.


    Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/w...n-activists-crash-perth-immunisation-seminar/
     
  2. nytegeek

    nytegeek Well-Known Member

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    These people are a bunch of pseudo-science loving fear mongering clowns. I'm so sick of anti-vaxxers and their FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) spreading hysteria.
     
  3. Zanna

    Zanna Well-Known Member

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    Doubt is a funny thing. Unfortunately it's also a very powerful weapon for mass panic. Once the small shred of doubt plants itself in a person's minds, it always remains at the back of their heads.
     
  4. Reddie

    Reddie Well-Known Member

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    While yes conspiracy theories have made people somewhat apprehensive, there's no denying the fact that many vaccines are effective and whoever is against them shouldn't attempt to force everyone to agree with his/her opinions. Lots of people said the earth was flat . . .
     
  5. nytegeek

    nytegeek Well-Known Member

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    Only if they allow it to. Unfortunately many do allow it to. Doubt and fear when unsubstantiated can not be allowed as an acceptable excuse for ignorance or poor choices.
     
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