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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Turquesa
I really, really struggle with Your Baby's Best...

I really, really struggle with Your Baby's Best Shot. I want to pounce on it in a lot of no-no fallacious ways. I could barely get through it before wanting to vomit from the talk-down-to-parents...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Turquesa
The Fallacy Fun Thread

The Fallacy Fun Thread!

I thought this exercise might help us think more critically about the vaccine debate.

Few people own up to committing logical fallacies, and the accused...
Forum: Site Help   Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 143
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, it seems to be happening regardless of...

Yea, it seems to be happening regardless of browser choices. I've been on Firefox.

If it comes to a point where we can actually DO things as other users, please definitely shut the site down...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-20-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By Turquesa
Oooooooooooooo, good one! :love Still...

Oooooooooooooo, good one! :love

Still missing that "like" button...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 290
Posted By Turquesa
This whole thread addresses the fallacy of false...

This whole thread addresses the fallacy of false dichotomy. Either you're pro-vax AND get absolutely every government-recommended vaccine for yourself and your child . . . or you're anti-vax.
...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By Turquesa
http://law.justia.com/cases/wyoming/supreme-court/...

http://law.justia.com/cases/wyoming/supreme-court/2001/183457.html

This is the one!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By Turquesa
It depends on the state. There's a federal court...

It depends on the state. There's a federal court case, (I believe from Wyoming), that forbids the state from prying into exemptors' religious beliefs.

Any time you invite the government in to...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-18-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 274
Posted By Turquesa
You mean Doshi might have a solid argument even...

You mean Doshi might have a solid argument even though he's an anthropologist? Whodda thunk? :duh

Thanks for sharing! Is there a site with other similar infographics? Boy, oh boy, these would...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-18-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 66
Posted By Turquesa
I'd just rather see quality over quantity! I'd...

I'd just rather see quality over quantity! I'd also like to see bloggers across the vaccine ideological spectrum look to this article for inspiration.

Look at how she was able to build a cogent,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-18-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 290
Posted By Turquesa
The "like" button still isn't doing its job, so...

The "like" button still isn't doing its job, so THANK YOU for saying this! It's pretty asinine how determined people are to misrepresent this doctor, not to mention the rest of us vaccine critics...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 66
Posted By Turquesa
I've said before that most articles and blog...

I've said before that most articles and blog posts from vaccine critics suck. They're usually poorly written, poorly referenced, and not fully fact-checked. (There. I said it). This one, however,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-17-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 290
Posted By Turquesa
NM. I. Can't. Even . . . Arrrgh!

NM. I. Can't. Even . . . Arrrgh!
Forum: Vaccinations   11-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
Believe it or not, I WANT to learn that this...

Believe it or not, I WANT to learn that this vaccine was safe all along. I would be relieved to learn this for the sake of the woman who've had it. That's why I was excited to see this headline:...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I don't get it either.

I don't get it either.
Forum: Site Help   11-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 143
Posted By Turquesa
Logged In As Different Members

When I visit MDC without signing in, it shows up that I'm logged in as different people. The person changes each time I visit, e.g. Cynthia Mosher one time, someone else next time.

Fortunately,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I wanted to comment directly to the blogger...

I wanted to comment directly to the blogger linked above in my second post...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I appreciate the clarification. Thanks!

I appreciate the clarification. Thanks!
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   11-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By Turquesa
Scroll to page 3 for Catch-Up Schedule:...

Scroll to page 3 for Catch-Up Schedule: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/child/0-18yrs-combined-schedule-bw.pdf

If you have left "the anti vaccinating movement" because you trust...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I do see your point, Becky. Kenya's Health...

I do see your point, Becky. Kenya's Health Ministry has been pretty recalcitrant and unwilling to cooperate until very recently. https://www.facebook.com/LifeSiteNews/posts/10152904794058203
Forum: Vaccinations   11-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I agree that we need much, MUCH more trustworthy...

I agree that we need much, MUCH more trustworthy sources on this issue. And Gorski's florid writing style and 5th-grade level of emotional maturity make it extremely difficult to wade my way through...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
Nobody with a conscience should condone...

Nobody with a conscience should condone non-consensual sterilization. These bishops are motivated by a profound sense of upholding human rights, not a conspiracy to produce more Catholic babies.
...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-13-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
Voices for Vaccine supporters will inevitably...

Voices for Vaccine supporters will inevitably post this: http://rationalcatholicblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/does-the-kenyan-unicef-tetanus-vaccine-contain-hcg-and-make-women-infertile/

The...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
Tetanus Vaccination in Kenya

I debated bringing this issue up here because I could make a drinking game out of the conspiracy theory accusations. But this isn't the kind of thing that pro-vaccine people like to hear, so I'm...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 383
Posted By Turquesa
This one you'll love. As in . . . "love." ...

This one you'll love. As in . . . "love." http://www.nation.co.ke/lifestyle/health/get-the-tetanus-vaccine/-/1954202/2498184/-/gk5i9wz/-/index.html

No mention of the accusation of the vaccine...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 383
Posted By Turquesa
OK, the story itself, i.e. of the accusation from...

OK, the story itself, i.e. of the accusation from Kenyan bishops, is not a hoax: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29594091

I'll be curious to hear what the program defenders say in light of...
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