It’s all about informed choices

I am no radicalised main streaming lemming, I support home birth, medicinal marijuana use and I immunise my children.

We all have the right to make informed choices regarding the well-being of our children.

Key word being informed choice.

Ty Bollinger the creator of The Truth About Vaccines also claims you can cure cancer in 31 days and here you care suggesting that we educate ourselves by watching his documentary based on unsupported lies.

There are no conspiracy theories at play, it is actual fact, there are no credible, peer reviewed, factual evidence to support the witch-craft that is practised on the north coast.

I proudly display my children’s shoulder band-aid, post needles visit, and if you see me at the park feel free to come chat about it.

Patricia Bruce, Lennox Head

3 responses to “It’s all about informed choices”

  1. Craig says:

    We humans are a strange breed. We tend to only believe the science when it doesn’t challenge what we already believe or if the facts aren’t too inconvenient. I’d wager that a good proportion of the vaccine deniers are unshakeable believers in human induced climate change science even though the experimental (not correlative) evidence is probably far more robust in supporting the effectiveness of vaccination. How many anti shark net campaigners have sat down to a feed of fish and chips on the beach front after a rowdy session of banner wielding? My guess is that the commercial fishing industry and prawn farms are roughly a zillion times more damaging to the marine environment than a few shark nets. Smoke from wood fires is far more carcinogenic than cigarette smoke yet how many of you will ban the kids from a camp fire? All these issues and there are lots more, could be seen as having life and death consequences, yet we gloss over them when it suits us. Before any of us go too hard on the poor old ill-informed anti-vax mob, perhaps a little self-examination is in order.

  2. Robin Harrison says:

    How can you claim they are lies when you refuse to even look? How can you claim that ‘science’ is a refusal to look at any information not supporting the very large and growing vaccination schedule? Why are you afraid to look?
    Illogical, unscientific and potentially dangerous for your children and/or patients.

    • Petrus says:

      Robin Do they really need to look? Are there longitudinal studies that suggests that people who investigate the science behind the medications they receive have better health outcomes than equivalent peers who do not? Is it unscientific to put your trust in a person who spent six years studying medicine? It is not about refusing to look Robin – it is about knowing when it is better just to listen.

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