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No. I said: "For the record I agree with the conclusions reached by Penn & Teller 100%"
So wait a minute, are you telling me that everything that P&T says in one of their videos is always 100% the truth and proven fact?
After rereading I don't believe you are telling me this but I am not sure. Probably just that you agree with the premise of that show.
However don't be so foolish to think that they leave their jobs as magicians and decievers at home when they film these shows.
They are employing some of the same things that they do when they perform their acts.
We are not talking about female circumcision, we are talking about foreskins.
Please don't bring up legs, toes, fingers, or any other body parts
I am tired of those analogies.
you dont see any rights being violated?
so if someone drugs you and then cuts off one of your nipples, would that be a violation of your rights?
its only a nipple, the removal of it isnt detramental to your health, so even if you didnt give consent its not violating your rights as a human being.
The benefits of having your legs amputated outweigh the benefits of having them.
If the argument saying Circumcision is good then like I said before, with this train of thought then it would be statistically safe to have childrens teeth removed at age 10. This will prevent any type of tooth decay, tooth aches, gum disease, crooked or non symmetrical teeth plus fake teeth last longer, and look better.
Originally posted by sputniksteve
Your test is convoluted and makes no sense. But for the sake of argument, how do you know that you aren't the one missing out? You really don't, you just assume your stimulation is better than mine. I mean really.
Originally posted by Aim64C
reply to post by DaveNorris
A baby has no discernible conscious decision making process nor does the act of circumcision require suppression of such processes.
Originally posted by TKDRL
reply to post by sputniksteve
I am cut, I can't say how it has affected me really, as I don't remember not being cut. It really isn't worth the energy to be angry at things I can't change. It's hard to come to a rational decision of things that really don't seem rational. Circumcision just doesn't seem rational, I try to be as objective as possible though. It bothers me a bit that the vagina always seems to have more advocates then the penis though. Probably because I have a penis.
Originally posted by sputniksteve
reply to post by Shadow Herder
C'mon man. Sucks for your brother, do you give him chit about how your sex is better than his now? Sooo convenient.
Originally posted by Carseller4
Government needs to keep their hands off children's penises.
Kind of sick if you think about it.
Baby Dies From Herpes After Controversial Circumcision Ritual, Report Says A baby died at a New York hospital in September after contracting herpes from a controversial circumcision ritual.
The infant died at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, where the cause of death was listed as "disseminated herpes simplex virus Type 1, complicating ritual circumcision with oral suction," according to the New York Daily News.
im sorry, but just because you have a superiority complex doesnt actually make you smarter than anyone else.
if babies have no discernible conscious decision making process then why is anesthetic used, for that matter, if babies have no discernible conscious decision making process then what other basic human rights do you suppose they arent intitled to.
by your reasoning, we all have the right to circumcise the mentally disabled without their consent, seeing as they have 'no discernible conscious decision making process'.
dont try to pull the intelligence card
a lot of intelligant men/women have ethical short comings.....