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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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can't we argue that knowing what is not true is a truth in itself?

For example, "lightning is not caused by a giant man in the clouds throwing thunderbolts" is a true statement. "Maggots do not arise spontaneously from meat" is a true statement.

Proving and disproving are two sides of the same coin. I don't think any (good) scientist would not say certain aspects are true. If they are a good scientist they will add the caveat "as far as we know" but completely denying truths is part of the reason why science is so mistrusted - scientists never appear to give any straight answers. The public is left to piece things together for themselves.

Not saying that's the scientists' faults - the general public certainly needs some experience in realizing life is more complicated than "wholly true" and "wholly untrue".

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