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The Greater Good (2011)

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The Greater Good is a feature documentary that looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.

Our society has reached a crossroads on vaccines. Americans are asking questions about safety, but are confused about where to turn for answers. Government agencies are charged with implementing sound policies that will keep vaccination rates high and disease rates low. But to accomplish this noble goal, does the government go too far in shielding the public from possible side effects?

Mandatory vaccination is a health policy unique to America, and for a growing number of her citizens, it is an unsettling mandate, one at odds with the nation’s founding principles of individual rights and freedoms. The Greater Good shifts the debate from the controversial, vaccine-induced-autism theory and instead engages with human stories from within a troubled system.

Kendall Nelson, Chris Pilaro
English

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evagajda55, posted on October 28, 2015

This documentary is full of credible information to help anyone on the fence about vaccines. If I had known any of this when my kids were babies, I would have never vaccinated them -- but it was mandatory...however, I did start to become informed before the kids hit high school and refused to further vaccinate, I was told they couldn't go to school until the were injected with this toxic stuff -- then I learned all you have to do is fill out a form and have it notarized. My doctor tried to convince my daughter and she needed HPV...thankfully we were informed enough to say NO THANK YOU! My heart goes out to every parent suffering with their children's side effects from vaccines.

Gurulemj, posted on August 24, 2015

This was touched on briefly, with the chart showing that disease rates were already significantly reduced due to better hygeine/ sanitation by the time the vaccines were introduced. The other variable that was not mentioned is better nutrition. It is common sense from a holistic perspective that even the entire issue of vaccines is a distraction from the root or source of why these diseases occur in the first place. Which brings up the idea of 'the illusion of choice' as seen in the political system and the voting process and then you realize we don't even need the system (FDA, EPA, AMA, etc.) once we are ready to take our power and responsibility back. Check out another very good documentary just released on gaim tv call "A Beautiful Truth" about the Gerson Therapy and cancer tx.

theadorie, posted on August 22, 2015

The safety of vaccine policies are primarily based on the word of the companies that produce and profit from vaccines and enjoy a liability shield from vaccine injury lawsuits in civil court that was given to them by Congress and the Supreme Court.
The Prescription Drug User Fee Act became a law in 1992. PDUFA (or as most people say, padoofa) allows the FDA to collect fees from pharmaceutical companies filing new drug applications. In other words, these fees from the pharmaceutical industry fund the FDA. Think about it........

mariearmstrong, posted on August 21, 2015

not even mentioning mine and my daughters and my brothers disabilities, which began the day we got certain vaccines (my brother is dead now, and I will be joining him before im 60 unless they find some cure) but this whole war is not about vaccines. Its about a silent, legal genocide that is going on... where people are no longer treated as valuable humans, but as liabilities. No one believes this until they see it with their own eyes. By then its too late. These are incurable complications. This is IRREVERSABLE DAMAGE! Kind of like death. That is the message I want to get out there. If you are not effected by a vaccine yet, then you are who we (the chronically ill and dying) are relying on to save this generation. Turn this negative into a positive. Because a neurologically impaired human being is not a soldier. We cannot fight.

Gurulemj, posted on August 24, 2015

Here are some natural remedies to consider for vaccine damage, these are just ideas from my own experience and research (as an acupuncturist) please do your own research. To detox, first remove adding extra toxins and consider a whole foods plant based diet (leaning towards raw), no sugars or processed foods. This will reduce inflammation overall, which contributes t oall chronic progressive degenerative diseases. Consider chelation therapy to remove heavy metals and or broken cell wall chlorella, which will help clear heavy metals and other toxins from your colon if coffee enemas are not your cup of tea. Something to consider in addition would be acupuncture, cranio-sacral therapy, gentle chiropractic, and reiki. These modalities can calm down the autonomic nervous system and release trauma from the brain and spinal chord, essentially like hitting the reset button for the whole system. This can be especially effective in situations like PTSD, encephalitis, autism and more. The body is capable of seemingly miraculous recovery when given the opprotunity, so don't lose hope. Best wishes!

clare.middle, posted on August 21, 2015

YES, there IS good research comparing thousands of vaccinated children to non-vaccinated or homoeopathically covered children. The research was carried out for more than 25 years at Swinburne University in Australia, by Dr Isaac Golden, utilising top researchers and statistitians. It showed that both groups had exactly the same rate of contracting diseases which were aiming to be covered, 89%, which is a fairly standard effectiveness for most vaccinations. The only difference was that the non- vaccinated group had far fewer health issues, for example 15 times less asthma, far fewer children with excema, ADHD, autism, glue ear, diabetes mellitus, cot death etc.
See www.homstudy.net
I think it would be highly beneficial if David Wilcock could interview Isaac Golden. Many people would learn so much about research that IS AVAILABLE on vaccination!

thequestess, posted on August 5, 2016

Thank you for this knowledge!

knudsoncurt, posted on August 20, 2015

This film would appear to be a "balanced" documentary but if you examine closer...it is a prime example of PROPAGANDA. This film lost all credibility with me in a very quick instant when they introduced the concept of "conspiracy", which in one sentence was dismissed by a man saying something to effect of ....yes, I believe it is a conspiracy to "save as many lives as possible." WOW. That was sly, quick and hardly even noticeable, but unimaginably EFFECTIVE.

It IS a CONSPIRACY against humanity and there is a ton of proof to prove it. (right here on Gaiamtv)

And this little film keeps all of us in the "Divide and Conquer" division of polarized sides. It is a DePopulation strategy plain and simple. But if we never pull the curtain back and see the cabal( hi Bush's and Clintons et. al. ) behind the nefarious acts.....we will be fighting each other to the grave.

Let's wake up people and stop giving this film five stars.................................. (and I do not mean any offense to the People's stories in this movie, which my heart goes out to.............I would think they would want the REAL truth be told as well.................... this film is very DECEPTIVE about the REAL issues behind what is going on.

MEwing305, posted on August 18, 2015

Just wow.
I have three children, 15-2-and ten months and I have been conflicted about vaccines since I became present to the fact that the underlying motive of our medical industry is to create profit. To me there seems to be a fundamental conflict of interest between doing anything to promote the continuous health of my kids, and somehow managing to generate increased profits from them at the same time.
That this is considered an acceptable condition of our society shows just how feeble our barometer for "right" action has become.
What saddens me is the though that the logic behind Vaccination is sound, but that there is no reasonable way to trust a medical system that systematically persecutes anyone who would offer a differing opinion on any subject. That is the behavioral profile of a fascist regime not an institution who clearest guiding moral principle is "do no harm". Not do an acceptable amount of unacknowledged harm in order to create a more universally agreed upon "good".
Do No Harm... ever. Especially not to children!

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