PS: I ffing love money. cocaine. rocknroll. and fornicating. My grandmother bakes apple pies. Puppies are nice too. And nothing goes better with my morning ethiopian fair-trade co-op dark brew blend than bomber jets. Katy Perry. Sex-kitten. Jesus. Mohamod. Buddha. There is no godz but goldzzz. Crypto-AI-digital-eye plus positive UK eugenics. Needles. Needles! Needs. Starving children, war, scarcity? I fffing love power. Of the people. For the citizen. By the corporate body. Human. Blue red. Left right. Big small. Let’s all live forever, but first privately colonize the moon, mars, starbucks. There is no dualism. Atheism! Science and robots. Mother? Father? Are you hearing? ME! I fffing love money. cocaine. rocknroll. and fornicating. — Joez
Now listen to National Geographic children: “Scientific thinking has to be taught, and sometimes it’s not taught well, McNutt says. Students come away thinking of science as a collection of facts, not a method. Shtulman’s research has shown that even many college students don’t really understand what evidence is. The scientific method doesn’t come naturally—but if you think about it, neither does democracy. For most of human history neither existed. We went around killing each other to get on a throne, praying to a rain god, and for better and much worse, doing things pretty much as our ancestors did. [And] now we have incredibly rapid change, and it’s scary sometimes. It’s not all progress. Our science has made us the dominant organisms, with all due respect to ants and blue-green algae, and we’re changing the whole planet. Of course we’re right to ask questions about some of the things science and technology allow us to do. “Everybody should be questioning,” says McNutt. “That’s a hallmark of a scientist. But then they should use the scientific method, or trust people using the scientific method, to decide which way they fall on those questions.” We need to get a lot better at finding answers, because it’s certain the questions won’t be getting any simpler.”
I mean after all stupid children, the world is not square. Evolution exists and all anti-evolutionary schools are illogical gadflied sophistry boiled down to even primordial soup bits. And there is NOTHING incredible about getting a group of humans piloting up-up-up onto a massive tidally locked rock 238,855 miles away. So why in the world question vaccination. THE modern medical preventative procedure of vaccination single handedly eradicating Smallpox 35 years ago (never mind decreasing famine, wars, underdevelopment and poverty or any other disease limiting forces).
Seriously though… kids, you’re smart enough, no sarcasm this time. A med school student P.B. has some legitimate information on that last measles picture there. He says: “In the years immediately before implementation of a measles vaccine in the US, there were ~3-4 million cases of measles in the US each year, resulting in 4-5 hundred deaths and tens of thousands of hospitalizations with sometimes permanent sequelae each year http://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/faqs.html. The WHO estimates that the MMR vaccine has avoided 15.6 million deaths by measles alone from 2000-2013.
The morbidity and mortality avoided thanks to the MMR vaccine would clearly far outweigh that second number even if it were true… which it isn’t.First of all that number was determined through, a search of the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) database, yes, but [sic] using the medalerts.org search portal. Medalerts.org is owned by the misleadingly name National Vaccine Information Center, one of the leading voices in the anti-vaccination movement and clearly not unbiased in this. I can’t help wondering why they don’t just use the CDC’s existing, integrated search portal, http://wonder.cdc.gov/vaers.html.That bit of suspicious maneuvering aside, the way that they arrived at that figure of 108 deaths in the last decade was simply by searching for the number of people reported dead AFTER receiving the MMR vaccine. The VAERS database does not give information on whether those deaths were CAUSED by the MMR vaccine. If the kid dies of an undiagnosed congenital abnormality, or even if he went home and accidentally ate some rat poison off the ground, that would still be brought up by these search parameters.Vaccines aren’t perfect (although the MMR is 97% effective), and some have historically even caused terrible side effects. If the people who see these stories are less enthusiastic about vaccines than iPhones and they don’t want to be the first ones to try a new one, that’s fine. But there are 50 years of data behind MMR and many other vaccines demonstrating almost no side effects in almost everyone who confirms first that they are not allergic to the ingredients. These same basically harmless vaccines have already saved hundreds of millions of lives, to say nothing of debilitating effects other than death. An unfortunate tiny fraction of the population that actually can’t get vaccinated specifically because of the aforementioned allergies or a variety of rare medical conditions that force them to delay vaccination, or because they’re too young, are endangered by those who could easily be vaccinated at no risk to themselves. Their irresponsibility limits herd immunity, like adding cracks in a dam, and puts everyone else at risk.”
Wait, wait pups! A.L. has some serious questions for P.B.: “…Why are people stuck on just measles? It’s only 1/3 of the vaccine… What about congenital rubella? And why do people think that death is the only complication worth talking about???” And a further note, A.M. wants to critique: “…That we give the anti-vax community [POWER] by arguing with them. I am part of a community of people who are very anti-establishment and this leaks into their opinion of vaccines and nationally mandated public health. A commenter really hit home for me because it has been a large part of my personal experience with this population. [The comment reads:] ‘I think part of what has made the anti vaccine people so impenetrable is a combination of the naturalistic fallacy with paranoid tendencies that favor conspiracy theory. I have been accused many times of being a shill for Big Pharma if I try to explain really basic toxicology or microbiology. Every piece of language that might otherwise grant legitimacy has become the language of the oppressor. There’s an army of highly paid intellectual warriors whose sole job is to corrupt their purity. And while I’m inclined to socially ostracize them [you stupidly childish and ignorant plebeians], that makes them seek out reinforcement and insulation, which leads to miniature societies that all get devastated the moment someone gets exposed.’ Boy am I tired of being accused of being a shill for BIGPHARMA just for making statements that are scientifically and chemically accurate.”
UMMMMMMMMM hey youngsters I am Joez… I just want to go on the record too because: “I am a HUGE fan of safe vaccination and preventable and proven public health measures, not a fan of this shit: ‘Merck, the pharmaceutical giant, is facing a slew of controversies over its Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine following numerous allegations of wrongdoing from different parties in the medical field, including two former Merck scientists-turned-whistleblowers. A third whistleblower, this one a scientist at the Centers for Disease Control, also promises to bring Merck grief following his confession of misconduct involving the same MMR vaccine.The controversies will find Merck defending itself and its vaccine in at least two federal court cases after a U.S. District judge earlier this month threw out Merck’s attempts at dismissal. Merck now faces federal charges of fraud from the whistleblowers, a vaccine competitor and doctors in New Jersey and New York. Merck could also need to defend itself in Congress: The staff of representative Bill Posey (R-Fla) — a longstanding critic of the CDC interested in an alleged link between vaccines and autism — is now reviewing some 1,000 documents that the CDC whistleblower turned over to them.’…[Under the False Claims Act, Merk allegedly]'”failed to disclose that its mumps vaccine was not as effective as Merck represented, (ii) used improper testing techniques, (iii) manipulated testing methodology, (iv) abandoned undesirable test results, (v) falsified test data, (vi) failed to adequately investigate and report the diminished efficacy of its mumps vaccine, (vii) falsely verified that each manufacturing lot of mumps vaccine would be as effective as identified in the labeling, (viii) falsely certified the accuracy of applications filed with the FDA, (ix) falsely certified compliance with the terms of the CDC purchase contract, (x) engaged in the fraud and concealment describe herein for the purpose of illegally monopolizing the U.S. market for mumps vaccine, (xi) mislabeled, misbranded, and falsely certified its mumps vaccine, and (xii) engaged in the other acts described herein to conceal the diminished efficacy of the vaccine the government was purchasing.”‘”
Joez still here… hudda thunk, it seeming logical those associated with “naturalistic fallacy” and “paranoid conspiracy” movements — very real and crescendoing indeed — are of the public in response to the failures of socio-economically destabilizing and authority stratified highly centralized institutions from federal and state governments to Banner Health and its invisible construct: modern medicine. the crisis of ‘corruption, BIG, and greed’ of america’s and beyond’s capitalistic-world system is burgeoning now. So we are beginning to see dialogue centered on this functional, yet dysfunctional, and severely stagnated and outdated paradigm inclusive of many sectors like banking, governance, telecommunication, international trade-agreements, national security and terrorism, and, yes, healthcare practice. At least this is how i contextualize the conversation, which i fear more than anything is polarizing — not unifying toward a state of cooperative and compassionate efficiency (oafish billies) — mainly because of the ego of the scientist and the retribution thirst of the layman.
I am also very concerned of how in (vaccine) “medicine” any bit of (ethical) “uncleanliness” can (literally) infectively kill (metaphorically). consequently, this component of our actual paradigm evolution will be most tumultuous in the decade to come. Hahah, all those court cases — as in real life legal conflicts needing professional, expert, state and federal arbitration — make this definitive anti-vaccer falsification claim and P.B., A.M., A.L. and me a little less authoritative, no?