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Vaccine resisters can’t be persuaded if they feel disrespected – HotAir

Vaccine resisters can’t be persuaded if they feel disrespected – HotAir

They may fear that taking the vaccine is, in some way, to consent to the view that their freedoms are dependent on compliance with public health.They see consent to this view as a promise to willingly go under house arrest once a new variant hits the front-page headlines again.A public-health campaign would give context to the information about vaccine reactions reported on the government’s own websites — such as the VAERs system — and explain how the government assesses them.In the absence of this, skeptics will take the word of whoever is willing to give this information context.

Arguing that the vax is the path back to normality and fewer public health restrictions backfires with skeptics, in my experience.To understand vaccine skeptics, proponents need to understand that the skeptics typically don’t fear COVID.

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