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Have you ever met an unvaccinated child or adult?

I know several quite well. I am always amazed at how bright they are, how healthy they are, and how few chronic diseases they seem to suffer from. It seems to go with the territory that their moms feed them a great, usually organic diet, encourage them to practice some sport or dance type activity, raise them with companion animals, and overall lead a healthy lifestyle, both as individuals and as a family. The parents of these kids are educated and have conducted some pretty thorough research, looking closely at the risks vs. benefits. I am not talking about children who are malnourished or impoverished, as that would be an entirely different discussion. I’m talking about kids from middle class homes and families, whom I know personally. You might also have encountered them, perhaps in your own neighborhood and circle of friends, if their parents dared to tell you their kids’ secret. Maybe they were homeschooled and seemed to think a bit outside the box. Maybe the parents are vegan and did not wish to have animal material injected into their children. Maybe they just object to having their kids jabbed with a syringe loaded with suspicious substances or cultured in animal products, see that have never been thoroughly tested or proven to be safe or effective!

My firsthand evidence with these unvaccinated babies, young children and young adults, some of whom now have babies of their own, is clearly anecdotal. The minute I open the lid to this Pandora’s box, everything but the kitchen sink is thrown at me: how wonderful vaccines are, how many lives they save, and how insane it is not to do it, as well as questioning my credentials in having the audacity to suggest questioning this now nearly sacred procedure! The incredible health and high IQs of these kids has got to be just a coincidence, right? Not! In response to these inevitable skeptics, I offer: just how insane is it to push chemically induced ‘herd’ medicine and a one-size-fits-all medical model at everyone on the planet? It’s a good idea to change the subject at that point, as things always get heated and it’s a win/lose scenario, one way or another!

I found an interesting timeline that helps us put the subject of vaccination into its proper historical perspective. When we look at it in this way, it seems like such a wonderful scientific advancement. It seems to make sense in many ways.

We learn at History of Vaccines that the story of vaccines did not begin with the first vaccine, which always seems to be credited to Edward Jenner. (It was indeed Jenner who observed a group of milkmaids resistant to ‘cow pox,’ and it was Jenner whose use of cowpox pustules seemed to provide protection against smallpox.) Although we hear this story quite often, the saga ostensibly began with a long history of infectious disease in humans, and in particular, with earlier uses of smallpox material to provide immunity to that disease.

Evidence is reported on the timeline that the Chinese employed smallpox inoculation (or variolation, as such use of smallpox material was called) as early as 1,000 CE. It was practiced in Africa and Turkey as well, before spreading to Europe and the Americas.

Edward Jenner’s innovations began with his successful 1796 use of cowpox material to create immunity to smallpox, which quickly made the practice widespread. His method underwent medical and technological changes over the next 200 years, and we have heard again and again how this eventually resulted in the eradication of smallpox (there is a dark side to Jenner’s work because his own son died of tuberculosis, perhaps because vaccination impaired his immune system, but let’s leave that out of our discussion. I may tackle that another time).

Yes, I too know the propaganda rather well after 20 years’ research on this subject matter—and yes, my own parents (and their parents) bought into it, and even I bought into it when I was a young mother: ‘hook, line, and sinker’ as we all got the jab! I find it interesting that ‘the powers that be’ stopped giving the small pox vaccine because its side effects became pretty horrific and deadly.

In reviewing the timeline above, one might wish to have been a fly on the wall and listened in on the debates amongst religious scholars vs. the science guys of the day. It might have sounded something like this: “If man was created in God’s image and is therefore perfect, then why isn’t he/she perfect without this jab?” That’s actually a good question. You’d think a baby’s first food, their mother’s colostrum, would/should be all that is needed: building a strong immune system, being allowed to catch childhood diseases, building immunity to them naturally, and being nourished with good food, clean water and proper hygiene. However, today, we are told a different tale, and vaccination due to fear of getting sick has become so commonplace that there is actually a new kind of fear model circulating that involves the so-called threat of the unvaccinated child or adult!

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Celeste Yarnall

Celeste Yarnall, PhD shares musings on myriad of topics at her Celestial Musings Blog. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Holistic Cat Care with Jean Hofve, DVM and Paleo Dog. Celeste is an actress/producer/activist/writer and keynote speaker. She and her husband Nazim Artist created the Art of Wellness Collection and are the producers of Femme: Women Healing the World. They live in Los Angeles, California with their beloved Tonkinese cats. Join Celeste at her website or on Facebook.


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8:24AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Celeste! I was beginning to this this was the Frank and Paul show,..

8:23AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Interesting, returned to this article for a peek at how people are reacting. Certainly seems to be a hornet's nest of controversy. It is fascinating how people are so convinced of the correctness of their thinking that it must be Either Or and Nothing In Between.

Am grateful to have been vaccinated against those horrific diseases back in the early 60s. My circular scar from one of the vaccines is a small and worthy battle scar to be worn with honour.

This does not negate the fact that there are times when vaccines have side effects - some can be adversely affected by eating a natural plant at times or sea food, regular prescription medicine...sadly it happens.

For the most part vaccines have saved many lives. I may get achy on occasion after a flu shot but it doesn't bother me while some may get very sick. When it comes to diseases such as polio there is no option other than to vaccinate.

My older cat does not get some of her vaccines because my holistic vet recommended no, yet any younger cat owning me in future will get shots for distemper.

There are shades of grey at times, nothing in life is black and white. For major protection against horrific disease vaccinations are essential for children while adults can make up their own minds unless it involves infectious disease that kill/cripple.

For those who love controversy buy tickets and see the Care2 In Defence Of Hunting, do they ever go at each other!

8:22AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Am rather pleased to have been inoculated against polio and many of those debilitating diseases that are now prevented.

Yes, there are so many allergies that children have now but I often wonder if it is because of all the refined foods/toxins/chemicals in foods and the air that have sprung up over the years.

Certainly when attending school as a child in the early 1960 allergies to peanut butter were unheard of. Now many schools do not allow peanut butter or peanuts near schools because some students can keel/die over by the mere allergy in childhood was shellfish but it is unlikely that was caused by a vaccine.

In a few cases a vaccine will present problems but for the most part the benefits to society as a whole are preferred or as Spock once said, "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few." Callous at times when the few become sickened or even die but polio as one example would be horrific if unleashed again.

10:55PM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Finally, Frank H.'s dream has come true. John has undergone a sex change and has moved to the U.S. to be with "its" mentor. How sweet, where are you 11/2 guys registered?

8:14PM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Sure John

Here is the latest and the one of the worst rename offenders, go to the Ref John and you will have plenty to read and plenty of studies.

47,500 Children Paralized During Vaccination in India, How do Bill Malinda Gates Sleep?

While India was polio-free for a year, there has been a huge increase in non-polio acute flaccid paralysis (NPAFP). In 2011 there were an extra 47500 new cases of NPAFP. *Clinically indistinguishable from polio paralysis but twice as deadly, the incidence of NPAFP was directly proportional to doses of oral polio received. Through this data was collected within the polio surveillance system, it was not investigated. The principle of primum-non-nocere was violated. The authors suggest that the huge bill of US$ 8 billion spent on the programme, is a small sum to pay if the world learns to be wary of such verticle programmes in the future. “For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!” John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

Doc Blake

*Polio programme: let us declare victory and move on identical
Indian Journal of Medical Ethics Vol IX No 2 April - June 2012 Page 114-7.
Neetu Vashisht, Jacob Puliyel

6:51PM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

"From the article".

Oh, so not a study then? And where are the links to these assertions? Where's the link to the "article"?

As usual, a crock of alarmist, unproven crap from Paul.

9:58AM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Doctors keep up the pretence that diseases are eradicated by renaming them to cover the vaccines failure.

-Polio becomes Guillaine Barre Syndrome, Chinese Paralytic Syndrome or Acute Flaccid Paralysis
Health officials in China rename their polio cases Guillaine Barre Syndrome or Chinese Paralytic Syndrome. After mass Polio vaccination in 1971, reports of polio went down but GBS increased 10 times.

In India 47,500 children were paralyzed after polio vaccinations in 2011. Dr Jacob found the additional 47,500 paralyzed children were above the standard rate of 2 children per 100,000 non-polio AFP (acute flaccid paralysis) cases.

-Small Pox becomes Monkey Pox
1970 a disease called “monkeypox,” said to be “clinically indistinguishable from smallpox.” Cases found in Zaire, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (by May 1983, 101 cases have been reported).
13 Jun 2003 – Multistate Outbreak of Monkeypox Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, 2003. CDC

-Whooping Cough is called Croup
For example whooping cough gets called “croup” when it occurs in vaccinated children

-Diphtheria is called Epiglotitis or Bacterial Tracheitis.’
Diphtheria gets called such names as “epiglotitis”, or "bacterial tracheitis".’ described in “Raising a Vaccine Free Child”, by Wendy Lydall (2005, pg 68)

Doc Blake

From the Article:
Doctors Change Names of Diseases When Vaccines Do Not Work
Christina Eng

6:14AM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Poor Frank links to a study that says that less real doctors are fat than the general population and tries to extrapolate from that that they know nothing about nutrition, as does the authoress of the study.

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