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To circumcise or not?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David R. Nov 23, 2015. 112 Replies

My wife and I are expecting our first son in a couple of months, and I was wondering if anyone had any pertinent advice/experience regarding circumcising a newborn.I grew up in the States and am…Continue

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David R. replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Great video!"
Nov 23, 2015
Penelope replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
Nov 22, 2015
John Muir replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Dunno, because there's lots of scripture about not needing to do it. I'm uncircumcised, and sure am glad my parents realized it was a sign of the old covenant... heck of a thing to give up, but I guess most people born and shortly…"
Nov 21, 2015
Liam Strain replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Not in the US, perhaps."
Nov 21, 2015
Sir replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Hm.  I'm Roman Catholic, and have spent a fair amount of time, and this is the first I've heard of either church opposing circumcision.   I wonder why they never told me?"
Nov 21, 2015
David R. replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Great video!"
Nov 21, 2015
Patrick Smith replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"I found this little video on the subject. :) Why you are circumcised can I just add that although not forbidden It is strongly frowned upon in most Christian traditions - Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican."
Nov 21, 2015
Christopher replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"We have to keep in mind, when discussing ancient middle eastern circumcision that what they practiced then and what we practice now are vastly different. In ancient Egypt, for example, it seems that only those training for the priesthood were…"
Oct 24, 2015
Christopher replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"A strong correlation, to be sure..."
Oct 24, 2015
Sir replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"AAAAAAIIIEEEE!"
Oct 24, 2015
Shane replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"And the introduction of routine infant male circumcision in the United States precisely coincides with our rise in world dominance and the British Empire's demise."
Oct 24, 2015
Shane replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Breast cancer is much much more prevalent amongst women but nobody would advocate mastectomies as prevention. Angelina Jolie would like a word."
Oct 24, 2015
Braeden replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"Should gay marriage be legal if you are circumcised?"
Oct 24, 2015
Patrick Smith replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"As I have pointed out previously, tests on men in countries where circumcision is not normal do not show any difference in rates of HIV transmission. Most of these tests were carried out in areas of high transmission like sub-Saharan Africa where…"
Oct 24, 2015
Sir replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"If we could work gay marriage into it we'd have the never-ending thread."
Oct 24, 2015
Jay D replied to Ben's discussion To circumcise or not?
"It might not be fear but it seems strange for sure that there are such long debattes about boys dicks. Especially since this isnt the only thread about that topic."
Oct 24, 2015

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