Undoubtedly we live in the age of false dichotomies… Somehow people are all talking (and fighting) about subjects with no substance.
Dear vaxxers and anti-vaxxers, your fight is ridiculous, and it is not because you are both partially right, it is because you are both completely wrong.
Have any one of you ever tried to DEFINE the subject of your debate? What do you think a vaccine is? And what to you think the category «vaccines
» is? How can you make a utility/risk claim about ALL vaccines, piling together a smallpox vaccine that demonstrably saved the humanity and a flu vaccine that have never entered any testing whatsoever! Do these two share any INNATE properties at all? Can you formulate a property that all vaccines possess on their own, a property that can be observed
in the vaccines themselves, all vaccines and nowhere else? This would be a characteristic property that gives you the least moral ground to speak about the «vaccines» as an object (entity). Until then, both of you vaxxers and anti-vaxxers, are engaged into a typical case of false entitification — there is no such entity «vaccines» that you pretend to be talking about. Therefore ANY CLAIM ABOUT ALL
VACCINES IS GUARANTEED TO BE WRONG.
But there is still more hilarity in the «debate». Here is a logical scheme of the anti-vaxxer standing:
In a government-run hospital my child was given a shot, that was documented as vaccination. Shortly after the event the child became sick (as never before).
Let's assume we have a sufficient amount of the episodes like that (properly documented («there is no evidence» fanboys can go fuck themselves)).
How is this a reason to blame the sickness on vaccines? Let's control for all other factors… all those kids were perfectly healthy before the injection and so on and so on. If we determine beyond reasonable doubt that the sickness was caused by this particular injection, how is it a reason to blame vaccines? In order to blame vaccines on the ground described above, you must assume that the government-run hospital DID NOT lie to you about the injected substance!!!
So the anti-vaxxers' claim of the vaccines' malice is based upon the trust to the govt! The same govt that under a false pretense of vaccination and medical treatment
injected kids with plutonium
, gave people syphilis
, created a polio
outbreak (not even for scientific nor military purposes, just for fun). The govt that has broken the trust of the people over 9000 times
, this govt the anti-vaxxers trust!
— «govt said it was a vaccine, duh, vaccines are bad» — what a joke!