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Cronus Protagonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-14-06 05:20 PM
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98. Pearls before swine and all that...
Edited on Thu Dec-14-06 05:37 PM by Cronus Protagonist
Sorry for pointing it out.

Also it's the smegma that delivers the virus that causes cervical cancer. My mother is a testament to that.
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  -BBC: Circumcision 'cuts' HIV infection jaybeat  Dec-13-06 02:09 PM   #0 
  - Okay, I know this is LBN and I should be serious, but too bad...  Bunny   Dec-13-06 02:12 PM   #1 
  - the director of the WHO's AIDs program is named...  grasswire   Dec-13-06 02:12 PM   #2 
  - And what more appropriate name for the UN doctor than  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-13-06 02:13 PM   #3 
  - In french de is equal to "of" So he's Kevin of Cock!  originalpckelly   Dec-13-06 04:38 PM   #52 
  - Who would have thought that Circumcision can prevents AIDS.  William769   Dec-13-06 02:14 PM   #4 
  - There's reducing your chances and then there's prevention  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 02:27 PM   #11 
     - You asked:  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 02:42 PM   #20 
  - Hells bells - cut the whole damn thing off while you're at it. I bet that  bluerum   Dec-13-06 02:16 PM   #5 
  - To prevent colds and flu... Cut off people's noses.  Prag   Dec-13-06 02:18 PM   #7 
     - Hand to face contact is the biggest transmitter of colds and flu.  bluerum   Dec-13-06 02:22 PM   #8 
     - And the face.  Javaman   Dec-14-06 09:24 AM   #80 
     - You're comparing HIV to a head cold?  last1standing   Dec-13-06 02:31 PM   # 
     - Condoms are a better tool.  Prag   Dec-13-06 02:45 PM   #22 
     - And they should be used.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:39 PM   #54 
     - unfortunately, they are vastly underused in Africa  nodehopper   Dec-14-06 05:11 PM   #97 
        - Research Uganda regarding that myth. nt.  endarkenment   Dec-14-06 05:48 PM   #100 
     - Ok how about mastectomy at birth?  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 02:48 PM   #24 
     - Yes. I'm in favor of forced mastactomies at birth.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:38 PM   #53 
     - prophylactic mastectomies are actually done.  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:42 PM   #56 
        - Because I didn't say it SHOULD be done, I said it was something to look at.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:45 PM   #60 
     - Babies don't have boobs  XemaSab   Dec-16-06 01:19 PM   #112 
     - I beg to differ... Influenza is in the top 10 killers world wide.  Prag   Dec-13-06 02:56 PM   #28 
     - And cutting off your nose can prevent it? WOW!  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:36 PM   #51 
        - Well without meaning to be offensive, cutting off your hands might.  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:45 PM   #59 
           - We also have to look at cost versus benefit.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:51 PM   #63 
     - I agree that if an adult decides they want to, that is better  closeupready   Dec-13-06 03:16 PM   #35 
     - I was circumcized and wish I hadn't been.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:42 PM   #57 
     - Yes it would have been nice to have been asked.  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:47 PM   #61 
     - Count me  laptoprepairguy   Dec-14-06 09:29 AM   #82 
     - Well meant sentiments, but the operation is much harder on adults.  colorado_ufo   Dec-13-06 03:32 PM   #40 
     - Not so very long in the past  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 03:40 PM   #43 
     - I have never understood that claim.  AtomicKitten   Dec-13-06 04:48 PM   #62 
        - You've never been to a bris?  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:57 PM   #64 
        - wow - glad I missed that experience too  AtomicKitten   Dec-13-06 05:13 PM   #67 
        - My question is: how do they train for that? On bananas?  Javaman   Dec-14-06 09:26 AM   #81 
        - Well, we didn't look at the charts, but  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 05:16 PM   #69 
        - yikes  AtomicKitten   Dec-13-06 05:28 PM   #70 
           - do you regularly transcribe for the same practice?  Ms. Toad   Dec-14-06 06:28 PM   #104 
              - **  AtomicKitten   Dec-14-06 08:15 PM   #106 
        - I used to transcribe surgery reports as well and my experience is the  Midlodemocrat   Dec-14-06 09:14 AM   #79 
           - It may depend on the area of the country where you work.  colorado_ufo   Dec-14-06 01:10 PM   #88 
              - I definitely believe you about your baby, it's just that I have no first  Midlodemocrat   Dec-14-06 01:53 PM   #90 
     - Very good points.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 04:41 PM   #55 
     - aside from the fact that in Africa  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-13-06 07:34 PM   #75 
        - There are two flaws there, I think.  last1standing   Dec-13-06 10:30 PM   #76 
     - Do you have any sense of how devastating AIDS is in Africa?  SmokingJacket   Dec-13-06 05:44 PM   #73 
  - So... They'd rather hand out circumcisions than condoms?  Prag   Dec-13-06 02:17 PM   #6 
  - In fairness, it looks like they went out of their way to *not* say that  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 02:32 PM   #15 
  - You poor dears, clutching your tiny wee turtlenecks.  aquart   Dec-13-06 02:26 PM   #9 
  - Foreskin adds extra length/girth when you're really horny.  seawolf   Dec-13-06 02:30 PM   #12 
  - Still laughing.  aquart   Dec-13-06 02:31 PM   #13 
     - "Turtlenecks" not always as teeny as you think.......  Megahurtz   Dec-13-06 03:22 PM   #37 
        - Obviously he's never been to the Rez  Lilith Velkor   Dec-14-06 10:32 AM   #84 
  - A similar comment regarding female genitalia here would  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 02:38 PM   #16 
     - Do you expect the people of Africa to start using protection?  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 02:47 PM   #23 
     - Do you realize what a racist statement that is?  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 02:50 PM   #25 
     - How is that racist?  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 02:54 PM   #26 
        - I'm sorry if you don't understand  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 02:57 PM   #29 
           - You could insert "africa" with "central america" or "rural china"  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 02:59 PM   #31 
     - It makes more sense than expecting widescale sterile surgery. nt  LeftyMom   Dec-13-06 03:33 PM   #41 
     - You go with the condoms, sweetie.  aquart   Dec-13-06 02:55 PM   #27 
        - So if I posted:  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 03:00 PM   #33 
           - Do you have statistical numbers to back your claim?  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 03:19 PM   #36 
              - No of course not.  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:35 PM   #50 
  - Interesting study  kutastha   Dec-13-06 02:27 PM   #10 
  - years ago  mimitabby   Dec-13-06 02:32 PM   #14 
     - Could be, but if men are transmitting HPV...  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 02:39 PM   #17 
     - Men don't always think logically, act ethically, carry protection, etc.  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 02:45 PM   #21 
     - You've managed flat out sexism as well.  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:29 PM   #48 
        - Unfortunately, the reality is that they don't  depakid   Dec-14-06 10:18 AM   #83 
        - Condoms break N/T  raebrek   Dec-14-06 06:40 PM   #105 
     - As one who's performed circumcisions  kutastha   Dec-13-06 03:00 PM   #32 
     - Infants are a different matter  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 03:37 PM   #42 
        - "And I'm not sure I get the comparison with an immunization"  kutastha   Dec-13-06 03:51 PM   #44 
           - Presumably, adult circumcision should no longer be seen as "cosmetic"  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 03:59 PM   #46 
     - You fight that circumcision! You go!  aquart   Dec-13-06 03:02 PM   #34 
     - Agreed. It's been around for thousands of years.  E-Z-B   Dec-13-06 02:41 PM   #18 
     - Well, yes, but that isn't it.  aquart   Dec-13-06 02:57 PM   #30 
        - If you are ashamed of sexuality,  closeupready   Dec-13-06 03:27 PM   #38 
           - Honey, I'm not scared.  aquart   Dec-13-06 04:44 PM   #58 
              - Oh, "personal vanity." I see.  closeupready   Dec-13-06 07:11 PM   #74 
  - may i chime in with the others?  xchrom   Dec-13-06 02:41 PM   #19 
  - NIH press release (12/13) here:  pinto   Dec-13-06 03:27 PM   #39 
  - And the WHO release here  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 03:52 PM   #45 
  - Two AFRICAN trial studies -  lynne   Dec-13-06 04:11 PM   #47 
  - You want to go tell that to the Africans?  XemaSab   Dec-16-06 01:29 PM   #113 
  - "Hey baby don't worry I'm circumcised."  endarkenment   Dec-13-06 04:33 PM   #49 
  - LOL!!! A line that will be well used.  goforit   Dec-13-06 05:14 PM   #68 
  - Well, some people are healthier without the appendix they started with.  Redstone   Dec-13-06 05:06 PM   #65 
  - But it is usually only removed if infected  jaybeat   Dec-13-06 05:41 PM   #72 
  - And by the way, I'm circumcised, and I don't feel "mutilated." Not at all.  Redstone   Dec-13-06 05:08 PM   #66 
  - I was routinedly vilified by my liberal  stanwyck   Dec-13-06 05:32 PM   #71 
  - I always thought the foreskin was vestigial, and that's why it was removed.  Writer   Dec-13-06 10:31 PM   #77 
  - As one who loves and uses his foreskin 24/7/365  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-14-06 12:57 AM   #78 
     - Here, here!  jaybeat   Dec-14-06 11:46 AM   #85 
        - But aren't there negative effects for the woman?  Writer   Dec-14-06 01:12 PM   #89 
           - Those would be the negative effects of being married to a scumbag  jaybeat   Dec-14-06 03:55 PM   #91 
           - LOL  Writer   Dec-14-06 04:04 PM   #92 
              - You are so uninformed on this subject, you should really read NOCIRC  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-14-06 04:34 PM   #94 
                 - You know, that was just rude.  Writer   Dec-14-06 04:44 PM   #95 
                    - Pearls before swine and all that...  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-14-06 05:20 PM   #98 
                       - The clipping club knows no reason. nt.  endarkenment   Dec-14-06 05:47 PM   #99 
                          - Sadly, that's true, and the carnage continues.  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-15-06 12:17 PM   #107 
           - That's a myth that refuses to die.  subterranean   Dec-14-06 05:59 PM   #102 
              - One caveat, don't use soap on the glans penis  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-15-06 12:19 PM   #108 
  - And it makes it look bigger too  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-14-06 12:52 PM   #86 
  - According to some who had teeny eeny weenie teeny teeny  closeupready   Dec-14-06 04:14 PM   #93 
  - ...So a man can cover himself by uncovering himself...  Prisoner_Number_Six   Dec-14-06 12:55 PM   #87 
  - Dick Cheese...  phrenzy   Dec-14-06 05:07 PM   #96 
  - Then by all means go for it.  endarkenment   Dec-14-06 05:50 PM   #101 
  - I don't see what the big deal is....  Lipton64   Dec-14-06 06:12 PM   #103 
     - Religions have a lot of responsibility for this barbaric practice  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-15-06 12:22 PM   #109 
        - I don't see it as a barbaric practice.....  Lipton64   Dec-16-06 12:18 AM   #110 
           - As a circumcized non-christian  phrenzy   Dec-16-06 06:13 AM   #111 
 

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