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th3ch0s3n0n320 karma

What happens when you get through security unchecked? Do you fly with the forbidden items or do you double back and debrief?

th3ch0s3n0n316 karma

And to piggy-back with /u/Porthios68's point about responsibilities; it is the responsibility of the government to determine when the freedom of the masses outweigh the freedom of the individual.

For example, I am not free to kill you. If I do, I will be imprisoned. I know it's extreme, but nevertheless, I am NOT free to do so. Let's go with a little less extreme of an example; we have freedom of speech.... except when such speech is to incite insurrection, rebellion, or civil war against the government.

It is my belief that the freedom of a parent to not vaccinate their child is outweighed by the necessity for that child to be vaccinated for all of society. It is the child's best interest, AND society as a whole (for herd-immunity) for every child to be vaccinated, barring extremely rare circumstances (allergy, immune issues).


With every right we have, there is a responsibility to use that right wisely.

  • I have the right to free health care. I have the responsibility to actually use it.

  • I have the right to express myself in the way I dress and speak. I have the responsibility not to impersonate government officials, soldiers or peace officers. I also have the responsibility to not spread hate speech, insurrectionist speech, treasonous speech, etc.

  • I have the right to practice any religion of my choosing. I have the responsibility of keeping that MY PERSONAL beliefs, and not enforcing my morals onto others. And much more concerning; creating religiously based laws.=, or electing MP's simply because they believe in a deity of my choosing.

  • I have the right to a fair trial by a jury of my peers. I have the responsibility to be one of those peers when called upon to serve.

There's plenty of other examples, but you get the point. I totally agree with /u/Porthios69 when he said,

what 100 odd guys thought a couple centuries ago without any understanding of science is irrelevant

th3ch0s3n0n39 karma

I may be 100% in agreement with you, I may not be. But here's a dictionary definition of negligence:

Negligence (Lat. negligentia, from neglegere, to neglect, literally "not to pick up something") is a failure to exercise the care that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in like circumstances. The area of tort law known as negligence involves harm caused by carelessness, not intentional harm.

I bolded the important areas. I personally believe that this can be negligence on the parent's part for not vaccinating. If the child is born in hospital, there' no way the doctors aren't trying to vaccinate the thing as soon as possible. This a refusal to do is is negligent in my mind.

If birth is done at home, as /u/TheCabbitTori suggests, can everyone say that they hadn't taken their child to a doctor at some point in time? Barring some weird exceptions (Amish, for example EDIT Amish actually DO vaccinate as well. Seems they are smarter than they appear) a parent who never takes their newborn child to see a doctor to check that they are indeed healthy is also negligent in my mind.


If a child dies as a result of said negligence, that would be what we call negligent homicide. I live in Canada. If one could prove that the parents intended for the child to die, and were negligent as a result, that's 1st degree homicide. If they didn't intend for the child to die, that's 2nd degree. 2nd degree murder for being criminally negligent causing death.

th3ch0s3n0n33 karma

Hi Archie,

How does the app you've helped develop contribute to overall better mental wellness?

th3ch0s3n0n31 karma

Well two points...

1) Yes, we are vaccinated asap. I received my first vaccination the day after my birth.

2) If you don't, which you might not, the doctors should be scheduling appointments for it, as /u/TheCabbitTori pointed out.