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Replacing Bad Science with Good Science

Replacing Bad Science with Good Science

The University of Cape Town committed to reply to PANDA’s series of questions stemming from their Student Engagement Session on Mandatory Vaccination. Since no reply has been forthcoming, PANDA members have answered the questions themselves, in what has turned out to be an excellent takedown of UCT’s bad science. Can you trust that your University is not lying to you?

What about the vulnerable?

What about the vulnerable?

It is worth remembering that proponents on both sides of the debate have the same goal. We all want to reduce death, misery and harm while maintaining human dignity.

Mandatory Vaccination: The Greater Evil of Society

Mandatory Vaccination: The Greater Evil of Society

Vaccine passports are a pointless ‘public health’ tool that will undermine trust in the medical profession and vaccination programs. They seem to serve economic, financial, political and ideological agendas. Most fundamentally, they are unethical.

Question Everything

Question Everything

Asking questions is at the heart of science. Science is not an institution and not an authority. Science is never settled. It is forever evolving through conjecture and criticism. Questions form the basis of all scientific inquiry and scientific progress. Without challenging existing concepts – usually held by a majority – there is no new knowledge creation. Censoring dissenting voices eliminates the mechanism of error correction and pushes humanity back into the dark ages. 

A Critical Analysis of the Covid Response

A Critical Analysis of the Covid Response

Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global pandemic, many issues have arisen that run contrary to historical precedents and known and practiced public health principles of the last century. This article discusses some of these issues.

BizNews publishes PANDA’s reply to Daily Maverick hit piece

BizNews publishes PANDA’s reply to Daily Maverick hit piece

At stake is a crucial aspect of free speech. Though the Daily Maverick may consider PANDA’s speech inconvenient, it certainly does not constitute hate speech or defamation – two accepted limitations on free speech. The clear intention of the Daily Maverick article is to silence PANDA’s voice. Publishing personal information about selected members and their employers knowing that it was irrelevant to the topic of the article can have had no other purpose.