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As the title says.

 

Focus on words that spring to mind for you on the vaccine debate and how it is played out here and in other media

 

control

fearful

complicated


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research

data

graphs

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responsible
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Control
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mandatory

necessary

healthy

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invasive

procedure

reaction

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Forum circle jerk. 

 

(Lately anyway)

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Angry
Brainwashed
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Fraudulent

Dangerous

Pharma


 
 
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safe

effective

bovine serum

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misunderstanding

science

fear


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Educated

collateral

damage

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Forum circle jerk. 

 

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Forum circle jerk. 

 

(Lately anyway)

 

MountainMamaGC - what you please clarify what you mean by forum circle jerk?


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MountainMamaGC - what you please clarify what you mean by forum circle jerk?

 

Perhaps this is not what she meant BUT the definiton of a circle jerk (other than the literal one!) is a self-congratulatory discussion where little to no progress is made. Id agree with her assessment that that is what certain threads feel like here at times.
 


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Perhaps this is not what she meant BUT the definiton of a circle jerk (other than the literal one!) is a self-congratulatory discussion where little to no progress is made. Id agree with her assessment that that is what certain threads feel like here at times.
 

 

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Seems like half the responses are words the poster would use to describe *vaccines* rather than the vaccine debate. But perhaps I'm misinterpreting.

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Seems like half the responses are words the poster would use to describe *vaccines* rather than the vaccine debate. But perhaps I'm misinterpreting.

yeah i was thinking that too

 

as for the debate itself:

 

circular

overly emotional

dismissive


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Bang

Head

Wall

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oversimplified

dogmatic

polarized

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