Pro-Vaxxers And Anti-Vaxxers: Reaching Across The Aisle

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The COVID-19 pandemic rages on. With the new Delta variant said to be more transmissible than any COVID variant yet, whether or not one should get the COVID-19 vaccine is still a huge question for worldwide citizens, include Americans.

This discussion about pro-vaxxers and anti-vaxxers, as can be heard above, is designed to get both sides talking about the reasons as to why they want to take the vaccine and why someone would reasonably want to avoid taking the vaccine. What we seek to do here at The Essential Church is bridge the divide in the discussion. So many want to yell at each other, with both sides screaming and no one listening.

There is also some time spent discussing the vaccine-hesitant position, the middle-road position between pro-vaccination and anti-vaccination. The vaccine-hesitant are those who see good in vaccines and feel that the COVID-19 vaccines are rushed. The COVID-19 vaccines could prove reliable later down the line. There are many who stand in this camp.

There are a few additional responses I have to the recorded discussion above that I am posting below. In order to understand these added responses after the fact, I recommend you listen to the discussion above and then read these additional responses for further clarification.

pro-vaxxers and anti-vaxxers: reaching across the aisle (post-recording followup responses)

*about someone not wanting unvaccinated people in their home: at the end of the day, it appears as though the person who is fully vaccinated is afraid that somehow, unvaccinated people can disrupt or ruin their vaccination. It seems to suggest that the individual isn’t sure their vaccination is fully effective. Perhaps, since no vaccine is 100% effective, the individual fears that he could find himself infected with COVID. But again, that lends credence to what a number of vaccine-hesitant would say about the vaccine: even with vaccination, you’re still at risk of getting and spreading COVID-19.

* Note: By “everybody,” I’m referring to all adults. Children are still not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine yet (at least ages 15 and under). 

* Regarding autopsies, no autopsy can show vaccine-induced death. The reason pertains to the fact that the body leaves little trace of just what medicines do, even in a syringe, when they reach the immune system. A living person with vaccine-induced blood clots (blood clots caused by the vaccine) can have other conditions or problems ruled out by x-rays and tests, thus leaving only the vaccine responsible. A deceased victim, on the other hand, isn’t living to have other conditions ruled out. The deceased victim can’t undergo the same x-rays to determine the problem. What this means is that a deceased person can only be said to have died of “natural causes,” even if his or her death is vaccine-induced. With no problems elsewhere in the body, and with no chain link of conclusive proof that the medicine in a syringe caused the person’s death, medical examiners have no choice but to rule that the person’s death was due to natural causes.