Values and vaccines: anti-vaccination might be rational but is it reasonable | Curio

Values and vaccines: anti-vaccination might be rational but is it reasonable

23 mins | May 28, 2017

Coverage of anti-vaccination efforts has a surprisingly long history, going back more than 30 years. And the coverage has unanimously derided parents who reject vaccination as irrational and unscientific. But Maggie Koerth-Baker, writing in Aeon Magazine, finds that the rejection is a rational choice and rather than being anti-science, it is anti-authoritarian – resisting the mandatory placing of the greater good ahead of the individual child’s interest.

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From Aeon magazine