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The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield
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A fifteen page story about the MMR vaccination controversy. As ever, I'm sure a few spelling errors have slipped past me. Feel free to point any out so I can correct them.

The reference links for the strip are in the next blog entry.

Now! Let's have a heated debate!

2013 update. Since I wrote this blog entry, this cartoon strip as well as many others on such subjects as homeopathy, chiropratic, evolution, and the supposed NASA Moon hoax landings, have been published in a book: Science Tales in the UK (Myriad Edtions) and How To Fake A Moon Landing in the US and Canada (Abrams). Here's the link to my main blog.

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I am Darryl Cunningham and this is my main blog.


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but in my country (NZ), THANKFULLY it is illegal to perform a medical procedure on a human being without their consent, or the consent of their legal guardian.

"OR THE CONSENT OF THEIR LEGAL GUARDIAN."

You cannot obtain the consent of an infant. It is NOT POSSIBLE.

And the consent of their "guardian" is NOT THE SAME THING. You are equating them, and that's obviously disingenuous - if not hypocritical.

Another person cannot consent "for you". I'm sure that if I appointed someone else to make decisions over YOUR body, you would protest saying that their consent is not your consent.

If you were true to your principles, you'd be saying that we should never perform any proceedure on children at all, because we obviously can't obtain their consent. But you're not saying that.

What you are advocating IS doing things to children WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT, only you're trying to pretend you're not.

It's perfectly legal, in NZ or elsewhere, for people to make medical decisions for children.

Edited at 2010-05-26 11:19 pm (UTC)

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