The "vast majority" of people commenting, sharing and liking anti-vaccination information on Facebook are women, a new study finds. Researchers dug into the world of anti-vaccination people -- better known as anti-vaxxers -- by looking at data from six of the largest, public anti-vaxxer pages on Facebook. By analyzing two years' worth of data from these pages, the researchers determined that these communities are extremely active, negative in tone and primarily female.
No, they strike me more as "being a mommy is the hardest job in the world" self-congratulating idiot movement.
Bruce adults get vaccinated too.
I know a couple of anti vaxxers (all female) and their kids are high school age and older.
@ Bruce it's amazing how quickly adults come to think of children ahead of themselves.
I recently few between cities and hit some nasty turbulence.
Because I was seated next to a child I refused to show any worry for the plane.
After all why should the kid suffer?
"The title doesn't necessarily follow from the data."
Agreed, but not just in this case. People have gone overboard claiming others don't trust or believe in science because they don't agree with certain political positions, so this is in line with that.
Science offends the modesty of all real women. With it they feel as if someone wanted to peek under their skin--or even worse, under their dress and finery.
--Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Part IV, Aphorism #127
Friedrich Nietzsche was in more dire need of a bl☺w j☺b than any white man in history.
--Sigmund Freud, Cigars, Cucumbers, &c
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