trpmb6 wrote:oldannyboy wrote:TTailedTiger wrote:I suppose a part of my body has been modified. But then so have the majority of males born in the US. I'm happy with mine. Others perhaps not.
That qualifies to genital mutilation in my book. It's the forcible removal of the single most sensitive part of the male human anatomy, and it is done to an infant who is incapable of defending himself. Ghastly.
The worst part truthfully is that it's not elective surgery, but something (dare I say merely 'cultural'?) that is enforced on the newborn who has no way to defend his [human] rights.
It's one of the most barbaric, ritualistic, tribal, ancestral, unnecessary, evil, painful procedures, designed solely and entirely to reduce the sensitivity of the male anatomy, in turn reducing the pleasure and the likelihood of masturbation. Cue how most men will need lubricant in order to masturbate in the US - something that is totally unheard of for the intact male.
Recent psychological studies are directly correlating the high levels of violence in US society to the fact that the first major/significant interaction most newly born male babies will have with another fellow human, will be the violent, painful, bloody encounter when they will be strapped onto a table by the practitioner who will forcibly mutilate their perfect penile anatomy for no reason.
I cannot even begin to express how wrong child genital mutilation is.
The jury is out on most of your assertions. There are still medical benefits from having the procedure done,
NONE - talk to any serious practitioner, and they will say that UNLESS an adult man has a severe case of phimosis, circumcision is totally unnecessary
though in today's world not entirely necessary - we are quite hygienic these days. The psychological aspect of an infant developing into a violent person because of an experience in which they feel no pain is totally absurd. Almost blasphemous if you ask me.
Well you should watch some circumcision videos to see how not painful the 'ritual' is. Some babies cry and howl throughout it, some loose consciousness and pass out, some go under shock to the point of stopping breathing, some even refuse the mother's breast [clearly, the infant feels betrayed] -- IT IS a violent, barbaric procedure.
I can't even believe people would actually believe such a thing. Your masturbation claim is unsupported. I do agree with it being mostly a cultural thing now. That doesn't make it right or wrong.
Get an education, read something about it. People will believe me if the educate themselves on the matter. IT WAS ALL about preventing masturbation. And the fact that it is a cultural thing makes TOTALLY WRONG if it is IMPOSED on people, cue the newborn infant. It is a violation of the human body, and of the rights of the child. Most men would probably like to decide themselves if they want to have the most sensitive part of their dick chopped off.