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# Vaccinations are more beneficial than harmful

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SlenderKitty
 Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point Started: 6/11/2015 Category: Health Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period Viewed: 1,349 times Debate No: 76462
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Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
I thank my worthy opponent, theisticscuffles, for conceding to me.
Posted by theisticscuffles 2 years ago
I hereby respectfully concede this debate to my worthy opponent!
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
But all in all, great debate!
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
Theistic, I would just like to point out a flaw in one of your final arguments. To answer your question, I got the figure ".00005" when I compared 263/1,647,504 to 53/482,360. The resulting difference is about 0.00005. You, on the other hand, multiplied 53 by 3.41550709, which is the exact value of 1,647,504/482,360. The number you got was about 181. You then compared 181 to 263, and observed that these numbers were very far from each other. That is a correct observation, until you divide 181 by 482,360*3.4155..., which then you would get about 0.000109876441... Take a look at 263/1,647,504. The resulting number is 0.000159635.... As you can (hopefully) see, these numbers are very close together (only about 0.00005 away). 181 and 263 may be far from each other, but the resulting ratios are not.

Don't forget about the Law of Large Numbers. Since the amount of unvaccinated is 1,165,144 less than the number of vaccinated, the results are going to be less accurate. By multiplying the less accurate number by 3.42, you are getting a bigger and even less accurate number. For example: Sally surveyed 300 people, and 137 said they like apples. Mark, being the lazy bum he is, only surveyed 50, and 37 said they liked apples. Now we apply your logic. We multiply 37 by 6 and get 222. So, according to your logic, Sally's survey showed about 137 people liked apples, while Mark's survey showed about 222 people liked apples. Which number do you think is more accurate?
Posted by theisticscuffles 2 years ago
SK, oh, yes, I am definitely planning on watching that video before I post in the next round. Thanks for sharing.
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
Theistic, just ignore the part when I say "death is traceable specifically to a particular pathology and those deaths due to that pathology" and then nothing after that.
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
Oh no, some of my arguments/pictures didn't show up :O
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
Hey, I just need to clear something up.

When you said "death is traceable specifically to a particular pathology and those deaths due to that pathology," do you mean "pathology" or "pathogen"?
Posted by SlenderKitty 2 years ago
Seriously though, you guys should check out the youtube link I put in my argument. It's actually really cool.
Posted by theisticscuffles 2 years ago
Thank you!
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