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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 5:57 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
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Merely being unvaxxed doesn't put anyone in danger.

Actually it does. As it puts you at higher risk of catching a deadly disease

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Association fallacy.

No it’s not a fallacy. You are pretty much an anti-vaxxer. You use the same language, terminology, and you refuse to believe that being unvaccinated is harmful.

You’re just mad I called you out on your bullshit

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Of course, I support insurrections against government overreach. and for their own sake they'd best not implement what you propose.

The FBI and CIA thanks you. Don’t worry I’m sure ADX Florence has something to entertain you

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You ain't about that life, sit down.

What? You think that only you can make outlandish claims? Have you seen what I’ve advocated?


1. No it doesn't, being infected and coming into contact with others does.

2. It is very much a fallacy. Or does this mean I can accuse all leftists of being Communists just because they make the same talking points for healthcare and other things?

''Ur just mad bro!'' Geez could you get anymore desperate?

3. Lol is the big bad socialist guy gonna report me to the popos now? Gee, I'm sooo scared! Yeah, pick a number and get in line.

4. What outlandish claims have I made? I'm not the one thinking they can point guns at people's heads and force them to get vaccinated.
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What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 5:59 pm

Inkopolitia wrote:
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Wrong.

So, your main argument about why you oppose mandatory vaccination is that they don't always work? What kind of argument is this? Are you saying that you'd rather risk the death of dozens of immunocompromised people and babies just because there's a one in a million chance that vaccines don't work?


Nope, try again.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:00 pm

Kowani wrote:
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Read above.

This is like being against seatbelts because not every death is prevented.


Again implying that I'm against vaccines.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Inkopolitia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:01 pm

Chernoslavia wrote:
Inkopolitia wrote:So, your main argument about why you oppose mandatory vaccination is that they don't always work? What kind of argument is this? Are you saying that you'd rather risk the death of dozens of immunocompromised people and babies just because there's a one in a million chance that vaccines don't work?


Nope, try again.

That's essentially what you're saying. "Vaccines are bad because they only owrk 99.3813% of the time, so i'd rather gamble with the lives of babies, immunocompromised individusls and elders because of my own selfish ambition!"
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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:05 pm

Inkopolitia wrote:
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Nope, try again.

That's essentially what you're saying. "Vaccines are bad because they only owrk 99.3813% of the time, so i'd rather gamble with the lives of babies, immunocompromised individusls and elders because of my own selfish ambition!"


You're welcome to go back and read my previous reponses to those strawman claims.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:10 pm

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I agree with requirements for proof of vaccinations before attending school, summer camp, dance class, sports teams, etc., and registration for these makes that easy and normalizes the idea. When you say it’s mandatory, people get scared.

I don’t give a fuck about what they feel


Cool, just don't bitch and call them terrorists when you meet armed resistance.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Inkopolitia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:16 pm

Chernoslavia wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:

I don’t give a fuck about what they feel


Cool, just don't bitch and call them terrorists when you meet armed resistance.

I'm so scared of the anti-vaxxer armed resistance! They're gonna throw essential oils at me! I'm so dead!
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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:16 pm

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Of course, I support insurrections against government overreach. and for their own sake they'd best not implement what you propose.

I sense that you’d very likely change your tune really quick if there was another Spanish flu-level pandemic that killed hundreds of millions of people and the governments of the world mandated vaccination programs to stop it.


Nope.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Chernoslavia » Sun May 19, 2019 6:16 pm

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Coming from the guy who says being vaccinated will guarantee you won't be infected with measles.


... what insane logic is this? "Vaccines don't prevent infection in every case, therefore ditch vaccines and YOLO like before"?

Bear in mind that, in the case of measles, "before" meant a disease so common someone once quipped that catching it was as inevitable as death and taxes. You're saying a few deaths for the sake of bodily autonomy... is acceptable.


Nice strawman.
What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? Or if during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

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Postby Scomagia » Sun May 19, 2019 7:19 pm

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Sanctum and Ultima wrote:Sigh, come on... mandatory vaccinations work. How about we fine $100 per week against anti-vax parents when they refuse to do so?

YES PLEASE SIGN ME UP

Would you support mandatory treatment for illnesses, as well? Supposing someone had Herpes, would you support mandatory antiviral treatments?
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Postby Scomagia » Sun May 19, 2019 7:21 pm

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Ravennog wrote:YES PLEASE SIGN ME UP


Clearly fines don't work on people who've set themselves on infecting as many as possible.

Come now, you're lying. That is not their goal and you know it. It's really pathetic how it's not enough for some of the people in this thread to be right about vaccinations, they have to be downright hateful and shitty. Newsflash: opposing anti-vaxxers doesn't mean you have to lie about them or talk about putting them in Gulag or any of the other bullshit that comes up in these threads.
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Postby Hurtful Thoughts » Sun May 19, 2019 9:56 pm

Scomagia wrote:
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Clearly fines don't work on people who've set themselves on infecting as many as possible.

Come now, you're lying. That is not their goal and you know it. It's really pathetic how it's not enough for some of the people in this thread to be right about vaccinations, they have to be downright hateful and shitty. Newsflash: opposing anti-vaxxers doesn't mean you have to lie about them or talk about putting them in Gulag or any of the other bullshit that comes up in these threads.

Goal or not, that is the outcome of their actions and they refuse to cease actions that would lead to that outcome.
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Postby Tetradimensional Overworld » Sun May 19, 2019 11:36 pm

I was banned from the forum for 72 hours because of anti-vaxxers flamebaiting me...
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Postby Galloism » Sun May 19, 2019 11:37 pm

Tetradimensional Overworld wrote:I was banned from the forum for 72 hours because of anti-vaxxers flamebaiting me...

I’m sure if you were banned it was based on your actions. No one gets banned for something someone else did.
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Postby Tetradimensional Overworld » Sun May 19, 2019 11:39 pm

Galloism wrote:
Tetradimensional Overworld wrote:I was banned from the forum for 72 hours because of anti-vaxxers flamebaiting me...

I’m sure if you were banned it was based on your actions. No one gets banned for something someone else did.

yeah, but aren't anti-vaxxers objectively wrong?
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Postby NeoOasis » Sun May 19, 2019 11:40 pm

Scomagia wrote:
Ravennog wrote:YES PLEASE SIGN ME UP

Would you support mandatory treatment for illnesses, as well? Supposing someone had Herpes, would you support mandatory antiviral treatments?


I don't think preventative medicine is the same as treating a disease, but there are cases in which parents have refused treatment based on whatever grounds. This refusal either led to death or disability of the child.

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Postby Tetradimensional Overworld » Sun May 19, 2019 11:41 pm

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Scomagia wrote:Would you support mandatory treatment for illnesses, as well? Supposing someone had Herpes, would you support mandatory antiviral treatments?


I don't think preventative medicine is the same as treating a disease, but there are cases in which parents have refused treatment based on whatever grounds. This refusal either led to death or disability of the child.

I'm going to debunk the "religious" reason. Where in the Torah did it say "Thou shalt not vaccinate your child?" Where in the Bible and where in the Quran?
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Tetradimensional Overworld wrote:
Galloism wrote:I’m sure if you were banned it was based on your actions. No one gets banned for something someone else did.

yeah, but aren't anti-vaxxers objectively wrong?

Look, I get it. I really do. But there's a difference between "you're objectively wrong" and "you're objectively wrong and stupid."

The second one will get you a time-out.
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Postby Tetradimensional Overworld » Sun May 19, 2019 11:44 pm

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Tetradimensional Overworld wrote:yeah, but aren't anti-vaxxers objectively wrong?

Look, I get it. I really do. But there's a difference between "you're objectively wrong" and "you're objectively wrong and stupid."

The second one will get you a time-out.

That does makes sense.
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Postby Highever » Mon May 20, 2019 12:15 am

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The Greater Ohio Valley wrote:I sense that you’d very likely change your tune really quick if there was another Spanish flu-level pandemic that killed hundreds of millions of people and the governments of the world mandated vaccination programs to stop it.


Nope.

This would prevent a global pandemic that would kill potentially billions? No, because I don't like the gubment.

What a sound and perfectly sensible stance.
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Postby Tetradimensional Overworld » Mon May 20, 2019 12:16 am

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Chernoslavia wrote:
Nope.

This would prevent a global pandemic that would kill potentially billions? No, because I don't like the gubment.

What a sound and perfectly sensible stance.

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Postby The Free Joy State » Mon May 20, 2019 12:33 am

Scomagia wrote:
Ravennog wrote:YES PLEASE SIGN ME UP

Would you support mandatory treatment for illnesses, as well? Supposing someone had Herpes, would you support mandatory antiviral treatments?

There is an interesting comparison there.

People cannot be forcibly treated (and I would be concerned about compelled treatment of competent adults, due to the issues that presents with body autonomy), however they can be prosecuted in some places if they intentionally transmit an STI.

I stress I am not actually in favour of criminal prosecution and removal of children from non-vaccinating parents (though I am in favour of supervision orders to compel parents to vaccinate, if there's no medical reason -- for serious diseases like measles and polio), and I would prefer for such an approach to be augmented by greater public education to tackle misinformation so that, over time, such measures hardly needs to be used.

But the presence of laws that allow people to be prosecuted for deliberately transmitting an STI does suggest that it would not be out of order for anti-vaccination parents to be encouraged to consider the wider good (of children too young to be vaccinated, the pregnant, the immunocompromised, the elderly).
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Postby Highever » Mon May 20, 2019 1:09 am

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I don’t give a fuck about what they feel


Cool, just don't bitch and call them terrorists when you meet armed resistance.

Yes the dreaded anti-vaxxer defense force...their mighty high fenced suburban citadels will prove no match once we send them blankets that were used by children with chicken pox.
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Postby Telconi » Mon May 20, 2019 1:12 am

The Free Joy State wrote:
Scomagia wrote:Would you support mandatory treatment for illnesses, as well? Supposing someone had Herpes, would you support mandatory antiviral treatments?

There is an interesting comparison there.

People cannot be forcibly treated (and I would be concerned about compelled treatment of competent adults, due to the issues that presents with body autonomy), however they can be prosecuted in some places if they intentionally transmit an STI.

I stress I am not actually in favour of criminal prosecution and removal of children from non-vaccinating parents (though I am in favour of supervision orders to compel parents to vaccinate, if there's no medical reason -- for serious diseases like measles and polio), and I would prefer for such an approach to be augmented by greater public education to tackle misinformation so that, over time, such measures hardly needs to be used.

But the presence of laws that allow people to be prosecuted for deliberately transmitting an STI does suggest that it would not be out of order for anti-vaccination parents to be encouraged to consider the wider good (of children too young to be vaccinated, the pregnant, the immunocompromised, the elderly).


But those laws only effect those who knowingly transmit the disease. Anti-Vaxxer folks aren't doing that AFAIK.
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Postby The Free Joy State » Mon May 20, 2019 1:23 am

Telconi wrote:
The Free Joy State wrote:There is an interesting comparison there.

People cannot be forcibly treated (and I would be concerned about compelled treatment of competent adults, due to the issues that presents with body autonomy), however they can be prosecuted in some places if they intentionally transmit an STI.

I stress I am not actually in favour of criminal prosecution and removal of children from non-vaccinating parents (though I am in favour of supervision orders to compel parents to vaccinate, if there's no medical reason -- for serious diseases like measles and polio), and I would prefer for such an approach to be augmented by greater public education to tackle misinformation so that, over time, such measures hardly needs to be used.

But the presence of laws that allow people to be prosecuted for deliberately transmitting an STI does suggest that it would not be out of order for anti-vaccination parents to be encouraged to consider the wider good (of children too young to be vaccinated, the pregnant, the immunocompromised, the elderly).


But those laws only effect those who knowingly transmit the disease. Anti-Vaxxer folks aren't doing that AFAIK.

If they knowingly don't have their child vaccinated -- despite their child being medically fit for vaccination -- and their child gets ill with the disease they didn't vaccinate for, and they then take their ill child outside (to the park, to school, to one of the disease parties that anti-vaxxers still hold), that would be knowing transmission to unknowing parties.

But that wasn't the comparison I was making. It was more about the individual -- the person with an STI, the parent who doesn't wish to be vaccinated -- may have medical autonomy (different rules should apply with children, who precedent shows have a right to be protected from their parents' decisions), but there is also legal precedent for them having a duty to protect other people from things that may cause them medical harm.
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