The formaldehyde made in our bodies is naturally occurring, not out of a beaker, not to mention that our bodies perhaps the right amount, not to much.
It makes no difference if it is produced by the body or produced in a beaker. It is still the same chemical compound. And as I have already stated, the body produces many times as much formaldehyde than the TINY amount that is in vaccines (so by your logic, if the amount produced by the body is a 'safe' amount, the amount in vaccines surely must be safe as it's far far less). There is no evidence whatsoever that this is in any way harmful.
My child would be at higher risk for disease...were they to eat what is considered a normal fatty American meal, play video games and watch tv rather then eating whole foods and getting out to just play in the fresh air.
Doing those things puts your child at a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease and infections. But avoiding those things is NOT enough to protect them from catching any infections. It won't prevent them catching measles or meningitis, and it certainly won't prevent them dying from them.
As for the other diseases, my kids aren't all that likely to get it because everybody else is vaccinated...right?
What a stupid, ignorant comment. Did you read what I said before? For non-vaccinated kids to be protected, there needs to be (for measles, for example) a 70% herd immunity... therefore 70% of children must be vaccinated. Some children can't be vaccinated (e.g. due to low immune systems or allergies), and the more people like you choose not to vaccinate... the herd immunity will soon drop below 70%. YOU are contributing to that... and when it happens (as it did in the UK following the MMR scare), NO, your child will NOT be protected. And nor will those children who CAN'T have the vaccine.
What are these 'proven' treatments for measles that you've seen work? Was the child in question sick with pneumonia and in intensive care? The severity of measles can vary. Perhaps the child you 'witnessed' this treatment in was just lucky. :P
The stats that most are quoting are stats given by the FDA....as I said earlier, one would have to believe that the FDA really had our best interests in mind...I don't, so it is not my impression that those are accurate statistics.
European statistics are not produced by the FDA, but they say the exact same thing.
in other countries who don't do vaccines have a longer life span then America, some even into the 100's, but they eat a VERY healthy diet.
What nonsense. Here is a list of the countries with highest life expectancy:
1. China (84.4 years) - National vaccination programme
2. Andorra (82.5 years) - National vaccination programme
3. Japan (82.1 years) - National vaccination programme
4. Singapore (82.0 years) - National vaccination programme
5. San Marino (82.0 years) - 92% of 1 year olds vaccinated against DPT, polio, measles, hep B and HiB (couldn't find info on national programme)
6. Hong Kong (81.9 years) - National vaccination programme
7. Australia (81.6 years) - National vaccination programme
8. Canada (81.2 years) - National vaccination programme
9. France (81.0 years) - National vaccination programme
10. Sweden (80.9 years) - National vaccination programme (some mandatory for school attendance)
11 Switzerland (80.9 years) - National vaccination programme
12 Guernsey (80.8 years) - National vaccination programme
13 Israel (80.7 years) - National vaccination programme
14 Iceland (80.7 years) - National vaccination programme
15 Anguilla (80.7 years) - National vaccination programme
NONE of those have an average life expenctancy into their hundreds. I can't be bothered typing the entire list out, but UK is no.25 (79.0 years) and USA is no.35 (78.1 years).
The 10 countries at the bottom of the list are Rwanda (46.2 years), Liberia (45.7 years), Central African Republic (44.7 years), Afghanistan (43.8 years), Zimbabwe (43.5 years), Lesotho (42.6 years), Sierra Leone (42.6 years), Zambia (42.4 years), Mozambique (42.1 years), Swaziland (39.6 years). Many of these countries have low rates of vaccination.
And if you look at child mortality rates (as life expectancy involves far more variables over long periods of time such as diet, exercise, smoking etc, which are not relevant to this debate) the result is the same. You can see a list HERE
, but note that the countries with the highest mortality rate are mostly countries where millions of children are unvaccinated. The countries with the lowest infant mortality rates (Iceland, Singapore, Japan, Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, Finland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, South Korea) are ALL countries in which there ARE vaccination programmes.
These are the FACTS. Some of the things you said above are simply untrue. Therefore, you clearly are misinformed. It's not about opinion, it's about the facts.