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Sat Jan 12, 2013, 08:04 PM

60. Eh, in my world pain causes psychological damage.

 

Glad you so righteously know how those infants feel at the time. As far as your tangible evidence goes, if one third of the world is circumcised then two thirds are not. That negates your point about the so called benefits. Are those two thirds less well off or getting less pleasure from their foreskin? The numbers outweigh your so called "evidence". Research the history of circumcision and see that it's always been associated with religious ritual and that when it was brought to the US it was pushed/lobbied into the medical profession by Jewish doctors. It it in no way a necessary procedure anymore. Research the Gomco/Yellen clamp to clarify this if you want to dig deeper.

Underneath it all the whole circumcision thing is just religion trying to hang on when it's well past it's sell by date. It's also a money maker unfortunately for those innocent newborns.

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