Book Review: Jabbed by Brett Wilcox
Jabbed by Brett Wilcox
Modern healthcare is a religion, not a science (1). We cannot effectively defend ourselves against the
injustice and danger of mandatory vaccination until we see healthcare and the vaccine industry as part
of a religion.
• Parents protested from the very start of mandatory vaccination. Even in the 1700’s, people
wrote against vaccination (46).
• Both children and adults in developing countries are injected with vaccines not approved for use
in the United States, with little regard for the safety of the children. No vaccine records are kept
and there is no way of knowing if a child has already received a vaccine. Some of these
vaccines include vaccines that can cause sterilization (220).
• Human beings are designed by God. He did not make a mistake when He made our immune
systems, and they do not need to be supplemented or supported with vaccines (267).
The author comes from a Christian perspective, citing Bible verses at the beginnings of a few chapters
(178, 265, 298) and saying that humans are made in God’s image (267). However, he does quote from
other authors who come from a more secular worldview, including one who is Jewish but refers
positively to evolution (271).
No child should be vaccinated due to the proven risks, the documented injuries from vaccines,
and the conflict of interest of vaccine providers.
Compare/Contrast with Other Books
I found this book to be an easier read than many others with the same thesis. While well-researched and
professionally written, this book is very approachable for people who know little about the technical
side of vaccinations.
This book tends to have a wry tone, which overall makes it a more engrossing read. The tone lightens subject matter that otherwise would be too serious and depressing to digest. However, there were a few parts when the irony edges on bitterness (perhaps justified), which would not win over readers on the other "side" of the debate. For the most part, the research and arguments are logical and serious, but there were a few parts where I felt that more seriousness could have given the proper weight to the topic. In addition, the author concludes that no one should be vaccinated, yet in some ways, this stance is too strong, unfortunately eliminating the freedom of choice and clouding the difficulty and nuance people need in making complex personal health issues.
Review Contributed by Grace MacPherson
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