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What About Immunizations? Exposing the Vaccine Philosophy Perfect Paperback – December 1, 2010
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author
Cynthia Cournoyer first published What About Immunizations? in 1983 after she researched arguments against vaccinating children. She discovered that vaccination is an inseparable part of our culture and continues because of a pervasive vaccine philosophy, stronger than any political or economic structure in society. Cynthia is a violinist and freelance writer living in Oregon.
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Cynthia has been interested in the subject of vaccines since 1981
as she prepared to become a parent. She provides historical information,
and with this seventh edition, brings us up-to-date with current
information regarding vaccines for children and adults. She is honest
about her opinions and yet provides information for the readers to
assess for themselves. She lists her references at the end of each chapter.
She provides great food for thought including the metaphor of a seed in the soil. Bacteria and viruses are all around us, and in us, but they are not able to do
damage if we maintain good health. She advocates being health-oriented rather
I would recommend using peer-reviewed research from reputable academic sources to make your decisions about preventable diseases.