Xeni Jardin at 10:36 am Fri, Jan 25, 2013
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There’s no need for Oprah. Natural selection will take care of the problem.
Not so fast. This is a huge public health problem that has an impact on many more people than those that refuse immunizations for themselves or their children:
Public Health Risk Seen as Parents Reject Vaccines
“Natural selection will take care of the problem.”
I don’t think you understand how this works.
Unfortunately in this case natural selection is the problem, herd immunity protects those that are unable to get vaccines for whatever reason.
She’ll probably trot this out, instead. Sheesh, don’t any of you have in-laws on Facebook?
Oprah has the Humblebrag, er Bragpology thing down tight.
As long as we’re fantasizing, how about the charming old notion of featuring “Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America” in the book club?
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