On Omission Bias and the Decision not to Vaccinate

The following is a very interesting contribution to the debate about vaccines, and the question of why some people choose not to vaccinate. The article makes the argument that something called “omission bias” might contribute to the decision not to vaccinate. So, it turns out that some people think it is somehow less offensive to fail to act rather than to act in a way that creates some kind of intervention.

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A disturbed citizen and skeptic. I should stop reading the newspaper. Or watching TV. I should turn off NPR and disconnect from the Internet. We’d all be better off.
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