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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 01:39
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Ogre
 
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Originally Posted by nonsense View Post
Perhaps I should clarify.

I am autistic.

I find the idea that autism is worse than the many diseases of the past which vaccinations have very nearly eliminated (smallpox has been completely eliminated) extraordinarily ignorant and offensive. The fact that there is no evidence of any connection between vaccinations and autism just makes such thinking all the more tragic.
I agree with you wholeheartedly, and while I would never cause offence to you, it could be argued that many people would rather have their kids die from the likes of measles than (In their minds) have autistic kids. The perceived threat of autism is obviously greater to them.
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