This blog discusses the benefits, risks and harms of circumcision and the ethical challenges of this ancient practice in our modern days
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The purification of Suhail Shahir Sarhan
disgusting. At 4:32 the circumcised baby is raised in arms for all
family while the mom appears to cry. At 5:37 women point at the
discarded foreskin and photograph it laughing. One kid shakes hands with
the doctor. This is nothing but a blood sacrifice, a collective disease
rotting the minds of generation after generation, a bloody prank on an
To put it in perspective, if you held an adult in that way and forcefully removed a part of his body, you would be committing aggravated assault.
In the video, notice that there is no anesthesia. At most he is given some sugar water to suck prior to the procedure. Would you remove a part of anyone's body without anesthesia? Is the baby crying because he doesn't like restrained, or is he crying out of pure physical pain?
Circumcision (whether male or female) of minors is nothing but hazing in the person of those most vulnerable.
What can be impure in a baby? What is it so terrible about a normal part of the penis that it's removal would be called purification? Look at the awkward pointing at the lifeless foreskin. Nothing but contempt for normal humanity.