Great quote on anti vaccine vs pro vaccine - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 02-13-2013, 09:29 AM - Thread Starter
 
Mirzam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Outside the hive mind
Posts: 7,296
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)

 

Quote:
‎"The distinction of anti- vs pro-vaccine is artificial and actually quite ludicrous," says Louise Kuo Habakus, co-editor of The Vaccine Epidemic. "What other huge category of medication requires adoption of such a label? Are you anti-steroid? Pro-antibiotic? Aren’t there situations when these medications do and do not make sense? Do we care about contraindications, family history, prior experience, performance status, other meds taken, etc.? Must we declare that we are FOR or AGAINST vaccines before a discussion can take place? Do we only talk with people with the same label?"
 

 


Rainbow.giftstillheart.gifsmile.gif

 

"If you find from your own experience that something is a fact and it contradicts what some authority has written down, then you must abandon the authority and base your reasoning on your own findings"~ Leonardo da Vinci

Mirzam is online now  
#2 of 3 Old 02-13-2013, 05:51 PM
 
Taximom5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 3,086
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 19 Post(s)

I read this, too.  She's absolutely correct. I can't think of anything else where people who have observed adverse reactions to say, peanuts or gluten or perfume are labeled "anti-peanut," "anti-gluten," or "anti-perfume."

 

There's one heck of a political/financial battle taking place, and the parents of vaccine-injured kids are being blamed for it--and labeled.

Taximom5 is online now  
#3 of 3 Old 02-20-2013, 03:05 PM
 
Bayareamom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 33
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Oh, she is right on the money with that comment.  I completely concur with Louise's observation - very astute.

Bayareamom is offline  
Reply

Tags
Vaccinations

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off