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Dwight Howard: ‘If you’ve got an opinion on something, don’t let nobody change your opinion on it’

Lakers center Dwight Howard

ORLANDO, FL - JULY 21: Dwight Howard #39 of the Los Angeles Lakers plays defense during practice as part of the NBA Restart 2020 on July 21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2020 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Lakers center Dwight Howard said he doesn’t believe in vaccines.


I did say something about, I don’t believe in vaccines. And, no, I don’t. And that is my personal opinion.

And everybody that’s out there, man, listen. If you’ve got an opinion on something, don’t let nobody change your opinion on it. Stand down on your 10 toes and believe in it. Don’t let nobody change your thoughts and your opinions and whatever, because those are your thoughts and your opinions.

So, I don’t believe in vaccines myself. Will vaccines work for some people? They may, or they may not. But, for me, I don’t believe in them. And that is my opinion, and I’m going to stick with that.

This is terrible advice. Absolutely be open to reassessing your opinion as you gather new information. That’s how we learn and grow.

Otherwise, you might double down on silly things like not believing in vaccines: