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Not specifically referring to people here as this author is active on facebook (he even points out in the introduction that he is not saying all non-vaccine people use them but that these are some he has personally come across), but still a good read. I've come across many of these arguments on the internet the last several years reading anti/non-vaccine blogs, pages, comment sections of news articles, etc.

https://thelogicofscience.com/2015/...ouble-standards-of-the-anti-vaccine-movement/

This is one of the more interesting ones he mentions:

1. Only parents know what is best for their children…unless you’re pro-vaccine, then you are a blind sheeple that poisons your children.

One of the most common anti-vaccine tropes is that “only parents know best.” The idea is that being a parent automatically gives you some form of magical knowledge about your child’s medical needs. This notion is clearly absurd. Parental instincts tell you that you shouldn’t let your kid climb into a van with that shady looking stranger, but they can’t inform complex medical decisions, only science can do that. More to the point, however, anti-vaccers completely deny pro-vaccers this luxury of child-induced knowledge. This is a serious contradiction. You see, if becoming a parent truly gives you superb medical knowledge, and if it is true that only parents know what is best for their children, then it logically follows that pro-vaccine parents should know what is best for their children, which means that vaccines should be best for their children, but anti-vaccers clearly think that vaccines are bad for children. You can’t have it both ways. You cannot insist that only parents know what is best for their children and simultaneously claim that the majority of parents are wrong about what is best for their children.

Now, inevitably someone is going to say that parents don’t get any “magical” knowledge, but they still know what is best for their children by virtue of the fact that they know their children better than anyone else does. Again though, knowing your child and understanding the complex science of how the immune system works are two totally different things. Further, this still doesn’t address the problem that pro-vaccine parents also know their children better than anyone else does, yet anti-vaccers think that they are wrong about what is best for their children.
 
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