“Vaccination is a barbarous practice and one of the most fatal of all the delusions current in our time. Conscientious objectors to vaccination should stand alone, if need be, against the whole world, in defense of their conviction.”
Given that vaccine hesitancy has now been identified by the World Health Organization as one of the top ten global health threats of 2019 I thought this article by Malcolm Burrows was both timely and fascinating. Malcolm is head of Philanthropic Advisory Services with Scotia Wealth Management and one of the most insightful minds in Canada when it comes to the topic of philanthropy.
I would agree with Malcolm that a forgotten $75,000 donation made in 1915 could have been the most impactful gift ever made in this country. For the full story on why it is often better to give with a live hand versus a dead one please click the below link.
This is a great 10 minute video for the anti-vaxers in your life! Perhaps we should reframe their description and refer to them as “pro-diseasers.”