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13451160, Ima copy and paste this in perpetuity. Thanks. LOL.
Posted by Brew, Wed Jan-05-22 05:59 PM
Just so perfectly, frankly, and reasonably stated.

>Because they have this podcast with one doctor and that PDF
>from a think tank that gives them all the info they need.
>"This guy who worked at Pfizer or who worked on vaccines has
>the REAL truth that the other 99.9% of scientists won't
>Like... how do you convince that person to get a vaccine? They
>won't listen to 99.9%.
>And leave the conspiratorial anti-vaxxers aside for a moment--
>what about the normal folks who aren't QAnon or anything, they
>just "don't really trust the vaccine"? There's endless
>material online from an overwhelming consensus of doctors and
>scientists. So if they still trust their gut over the vast
>majority of the field of experts, then they're either
>alarmingly incurious or not being honest with themselves about
>the forces driving their decision.
>Shit, they booed Trump the other day when even *he* said to go
>get a vaccine and a booster.
>Their minds are made up. They know the hidden truth about the
>world that all doctors and scientists are conspiring to
>conceal, or, perhaps less forgivably, they simply don't care
>about any of this. So while I have relative compassion for
>many of those who chose not to get the vaccine, through lack
>of access to education or through personal trauma or through
>whatever else may have led them down this path... I also find
>the impulse in those who now have no compassion for the
>anti-vax set completely understandable. Unvaccinated people
>are more likely to be the hosts for mutations and subsequent
>variants (if you're skeptical, take five minutes of Google
>searching, you'll find a dozen sources). Delta, Omicron, and
>to-be-determined variants, variants that can break through
>existing vaccines, cause further societal disruption, and
>threaten the lives of ourselves and our loved ones. The depth
>and breadth of general compassion for humanity has its limits.