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Debate on Vaccinations

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Stefanie Dorfman

on 27 January 2014

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Transcript of Debate on Vaccinations

Debate on Vaccinations
Anti-Vaccination and Pro-Vaccination groups, both use certain aspects like language and emotion to try and skew your reasoning, which is used to make decisions.
Most parents use "reason" to justify their decision.
Debate on Vaccinations
Should parents vaccinate their children?

49 doses of 14 vaccines before age 6.
69 doses of 16 vaccines by age 18.

Is this right? What are the dangers? Parents are in question.

Why should I care?
In the future, when you are faced with a dilemma, you should weigh both sides of the argument.
Ultimately it is up to you to decide what kind of information you choose to believe.

It is important to know that the language you hear and see, and the reasoning that you witness, are usually persuasively organized.
This way you can make decisions based on YOUR opinion, and not once that have been implanted in your brain by outside sources.
Language and reasoning affect our beliefs. They are always going to.
There is always going to be controversy, but in the end it is your choice. You get to believe what you want to believe.
Central Knowledge Question
To what extent does language and reason affect our beliefs?

Many parents today are facing the dilemma of whether or not they should vaccinate their child.

Making a connection-
To what extent does propaganda on the debate that involves language affect a person's reasoning on whether or not they should vaccinate their child?

This image is used to play at our emotions.
We are asked to see this girls as if she were our own child.
The goal of this is to deter parents from vaccinating their children, or trigger a change in thinking.
Real Life Situation #2

There is controversy as to whether or not the bombs in the World Trade Center were planted, or if a plane ran into one of the buildings, as shown on ABC, Fox, and WPIX.

How does this apply to our CKQ?

The language and reason used in videos and other forms of propaganda affect our ideas regarding this topic.
For Example~
How does the CKQ relate to other RLS's?
One More Connection!
There is controversy over whether or not animals should be used against their will for profit.

Relating it back: To what extent does language and reason affect our beliefs?

When we see a persuasive adds regarding this topic, its language will usually trigger emotion in us that could possibly change our ideas.
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