Posted by: Calilo | January 24, 2017

Rational Discourse on Flaws in Vaccine Safety Studies Elicit Irrational Responses from @PLOS @PLOSBlog

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AS A DEFENDER OF THE PUBLIC TRUST IN SCIENCE, it never fails to amaze me how otherwise rational individuals completely lose their ability to think critically when it comes to questions of vaccine risk.  First, let us establish that vaccines contribute to autism risk.  First, let us establish that vaccines contribute to autism risk.  This PACE Law Review by Mary Holland and Louis Conte, which reviewed compensated cases of vaccine-induced brain injury, found 38 instances in which the Special Master’s Court (aka “Vaccine Court”) ruled that vaccines contributed to encephalopathy and encephalitis, which then, according to the rulings, led to autism

From propositional logic, we can see that this is what is called a transitive syllogism.

Let’s define that.

In propositional logic, a hypothetical syllogism is the name of a valid rule of inference that states that

  1. If A causes B
  2. If B causes C

Then A is a…

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