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Girl Goes Viral On Twitter For Delivering All The Real Facts About Vaccines And People Can’t Thank Her Enough
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Girl Goes Viral On Twitter For Delivering All The Real Facts About Vaccines And People Can’t Thank Her Enough

There seems to be a bizarre kind of malaise among many people, in Western countries at least, in which people have stopped trusting facts, experts and science and are won over by the politics of emotion instead. In the age of ‘fake news,’ where blatant lies are overlooked and we only want our entrenched bias confirmed for us, preferably in simplistic terms, debates that should’ve been put to bed decades ago are bafflingly enduring. The flat Earth theory is surely, at its heart, merely elaborate and largely harmless trolling. But why are we still debating the merits of vaccinations?

Twitter user tsharp did us all a favor recently by presenting the facts about vaccines in a thouroughly modern way. She began a thread that perfectly illustrated the fallacies of the main anti-vaxxer arguments (mercury, autism etc.) using cartoons and GIFs to keep the easily distracted reader engaged.

While the thread was largely welcomed by people who praised her accurate, easy-to-read and properly cited work, there are of course those people who will never be shifted from their almost religiously unshakable beliefs, and will instead find ways to twist the facts to suit their agenda. Sadly, this kind of behaviour has become acceptable in today’s post-truth world, and it’s something that we as a society need to deal with. Scroll down below to check out tsharp’s enlightening thread for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

Twitter user tsharp recently uploaded an enlightening thread about vaccinations

Here’s what people had to say about it

What do you think? Let us know in the comments!

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r3dd3v1lL
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3 years ago

Thank you! My mind cannot comprehend how in this day and age there are people dumb enough not to vaccinate their children. If they want to ruin their own lives that's fine, but when you have a child you have a sacred duty to care for it. This includes vaccinating them and feeding them properly. Vegans and anti- vaccers are committing child abuse.

Daria B
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3 years ago

"If they want to ruin their own lives that's fine, but (...)" Exactly. And not only their children, but a whole population is ar risk. It's like driving a car, with your children in the backseat while intentionally breaking safety laws of the road.

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Crystalyn Snyder
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3 years ago

A friend of mine died because someone didn't vaccinate their kid. She survived cancer but got sick due to compromised immune system.

Night Owl
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3 years ago

:( I'm so sorry.

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Echo
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3 years ago

This post should be at the top of the feature board for at least a week. Make sure you up vote it. Let see if we can get it to stick up there. Would be lovely if we on Bored Panda could show our support of being rational. Up vote this post if you forgot to after reading it.

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r3dd3v1lL
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you! My mind cannot comprehend how in this day and age there are people dumb enough not to vaccinate their children. If they want to ruin their own lives that's fine, but when you have a child you have a sacred duty to care for it. This includes vaccinating them and feeding them properly. Vegans and anti- vaccers are committing child abuse.

Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

"If they want to ruin their own lives that's fine, but (...)" Exactly. And not only their children, but a whole population is ar risk. It's like driving a car, with your children in the backseat while intentionally breaking safety laws of the road.

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Crystalyn Snyder
Community Member
3 years ago

A friend of mine died because someone didn't vaccinate their kid. She survived cancer but got sick due to compromised immune system.

Night Owl
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3 years ago

:( I'm so sorry.

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Echo
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3 years ago

This post should be at the top of the feature board for at least a week. Make sure you up vote it. Let see if we can get it to stick up there. Would be lovely if we on Bored Panda could show our support of being rational. Up vote this post if you forgot to after reading it.

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