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The Vaccine Meme
The vaccine meme has many sub-themes. Among them are: ‘Figure of authority,’ ‘Encapsulation,’ ‘Over-indulged’, and ‘Figure of privilege’. The main image in this meme is a baby, which is the recipient of the vaccine. Babies are symbols of vulnerability and innocence and can elicit a mixture of fear and sympathy from the viewer.
‘Figure of authority’
Despite the apparent ambiguity of this vaccine meme, the figure of authority in figure 23 evokes rhetorical voices typical of anti-vaccine activists. The meme suggests that vaccines cause autism and that scientists are not trustworthy. As such, it is important to consider who shares the meme.
One of the most common forms of anti-vaxxer memes is the “figure of authority”. In this form, the anti-vaxxer uses a quote by a “qualified expert” – someone with a medical degree, PhD, or other relevant credentials. They also make use of institutional branding to make their argument stronger. Often, they will include the logos of the British Library or the Manchester Public Library.
Anti-vaxxer memes also use an increasingly violent and threatening tone. For example, Thug Health uses threatening imagery, including guns. Others align their images with political identities, such as anti-GMO and anti-abortion activists. Often, they also associate with pro-gun groups and anti-state regulation.
In response to these anti-vaxxer memes, the pro-vaccine side has resorted to counter-memes of their own. Craig Egan, a prominent pro-vaccine activist and author, has created several viral memes to combat the anti-vaxxers. He also confronts anti-vaxxers online in comment threads and forums.
Anti-vaccine memes often question the opponent’s education and intelligence, and they usually suggest that if only they understood the scientific evidence for vaccines, they would change their minds. But that’s not always the case. Here are two examples of pro-vaccine memes that have gained some attention in the last few years.
‘Encapsulation’ vaccine meme – a cartoon reviving the ‘vaccine monster’ from 1802. It uses book titles and quotes. This satire has gained a considerable following. But it lacks the simple humour and simplicity that make anti-vaccine memes so popular. But it does demonstrate the pitfalls of anti-vaccine memes.
Anti-vaxxer memes draw on a broader visual language of resistance, and often subvert existing images. Anti-vaxxers are made up of left and right-wing activists, with a political stance that is often anti-authority and anti-state regulation. Their imagery is often violent.
‘Figure of privilege’
The anti-vaxxers are typically portrayed as overly privileged and overindulgent people, often white and wealthy. As a result, anti-vaccine memes often question the anti-vaxxer’s education and intelligence, implying that the anti-vaxxer lacks the necessary understanding of vaccine evidence and would change his or her position if he or she were educated about vaccine safety and effectiveness. However, this stereotype is not entirely true.
The anti-vaxxer memes take different forms, depending on the audience. One of the most common forms is the figure of authority, which uses a quote from an authority on the subject, usually an expert with a PhD or medical degree. It also uses institutional brands to bolster its argument. For example, it uses the logo of the British Library or Manchester Public Library to suggest the content is high quality.
Another common anti-vaxer meme uses a baby as the key symbol. Vaccines are meant to protect children from disease, but babies are also symbols of vulnerability and innocence. This evokes feelings of sympathy and fear among those who are opposed to vaccines. This type of meme has become a common tool used by anti-vaccine groups. However, it is important to remember that vaccines are often only mild and can cause a range of side effects. In addition, vaccines undergo rigorous tests to ensure that they are safe and effective.
Some anti-vaccine memes take a more violent turn. Thug Health and the Anti-Vaccine Coalition use violent and threatening imagery, including gun images. Other anti-vaxxers align themselves with anti-abortion, anti-GMO and pro-gun groups, and some of these activists have a history of violent protest.
An image meme is a common campaign tool for political campaigns, and they’re easy to make. In fact, the practice of hijacking images and using them for political purposes predates the rise of the internet itself. Anti-vaxxers often view themselves as part of a countercultural resistance tradition, or even a rebel tradition.
Memes about vaccines often depict disfigured people with captions that claim the shots didn’t hurt them. Anti-vaxxer memes often feature babies as symbols of innocence and vulnerability, which tend to draw both sympathy and fear. However, such images are not representative of all anti-vaccine memes.
Anti-vaxxer memes also often question the anti-vaccine campaigner’s education and intelligence. They imply that if they knew the facts behind vaccines, they would change their position. However, such memes are inaccurate and devoid of scientific evidence.
‘Rich and white’
The anti-vaccine meme often features a baby as its symbol. Not only are babies the recipients of vaccines, but they are also symbols of innocence and vulnerability. As a result, they evoke both fear and sympathy. The meme has become a popular tool for anti-vaxxers.
The anti-vaccine campaigner has a stereotype of being white and rich. This stereotype implies that these people do not have access to the evidence to change their minds. Anti-vaxxers also tend to cluster in areas with a high proportion of white children. In addition, according to a Pew Research study, those who distrust vaccines make less than $25k a year.
Another popular anti-vaxxer meme is the figure of authority. This meme is a quote from an expert, typically someone with a medical degree or PhD. It also uses an institution’s logo to support its argument. A British Library logo or a Manchester Public Library logo are commonly used.
Anti-vaxxers have a long history of hijacking images for political causes. Often, anti-vaccine activists align with anti-abortion and anti-GMO activists. In some cases, this has led to violence in anti-vaccine protests. Some anti-vaxxers have even used guns in their memes.