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2013-09-18 05:26:45 PM  
33 votes:
How do I tell my wife that It really gets on my nerves when she nibbles on my foreskin?

She thinks that I like it, but honestly, I just wish that I'd thrown it away after the circumcision.
2013-09-18 05:21:53 PM  
8 votes:
This thread would be 66 percent more pleasurable if it weren't cut short.
2013-09-19 12:13:54 AM  
5 votes:

surrybee: how do you make a baby feel absolutely nothing?


By subjecting it to forty years of pointless, soul-crushing wage slavery in a world where out ideals consistently run contrary to our reality.

And booze.
2013-09-18 05:45:21 PM  
5 votes:
I was circumcised. I got over it.

/so will my daughter
2013-09-18 05:23:37 PM  
5 votes:
Circumcision is only the tip of the problem.
2013-09-18 03:53:40 PM  
5 votes:
I hear they still have some Internet out Californy way.
2013-09-18 05:52:16 PM  
4 votes:

Dubya's_Coke_Dealer: I know two guys who were circumcised as adults.

They both LOVED it.


As soon as I can afford the procedure, I'm going to have a foreskin attached so I can get circumcised again.
2013-09-18 05:34:13 PM  
4 votes:
FTFA: The Internet is supposed to be a marketplace of ideas, where human reason leads the best ideas to triumph.

Bwaaaaaaahaaaaaaahaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaa!!!  Oh ... *gasp* ... oh, my sides are aching! Great comedic find, subby!
2013-09-18 05:33:55 PM  
4 votes:
circumcision: the topic that makes men as shrill and hysterical as feminists
2013-09-18 06:03:52 PM  
3 votes:
Possibly relevant

photos1.blogger.com
2013-09-18 06:02:11 PM  
3 votes:

meat0918: And the same thing is happening with vaccination.


Oh god, you just caused another 20 posts.
2013-09-18 05:47:36 PM  
3 votes:

blatz514: How do I tell my wife that It really gets on my nerves when she nibbles on my foreskin?

She thinks that I like it, but honestly, I just wish that I'd thrown it away after the circumcision.


hahaha. gross.

As for you anti-circumcision crowd, I'll make you a deal. For every circumcision you talk people out of, I'm going to declaw 5 cats.
2013-09-18 05:38:23 PM  
3 votes:
Step 1 in cutting down on clutter in circumcision debate:
 Ignore any pro-circumcision author with a Jewish sounding last name.

(likewise for debate over nosejobs)
2013-09-18 05:37:54 PM  
3 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: Circumcision is like cutting off a baby's ears so that it won't have to deal with the hassle of washing behind them later in life.


Except instead of funneling sound to your earhole, foreskin funnels diseases to your peehole?
2013-09-18 05:36:48 PM  
3 votes:
www.slate.com

Yep the article's image was appropriate.
2013-09-18 04:54:16 PM  
3 votes:
i.imgur.com
These threads are always fun.
2013-09-19 05:23:11 PM  
2 votes:

Fafai: The only people who brought up FEMALE mutilation


were the anti-circ crowd, starting with Jill'sNipple and then yourself. And then it was appropriately slapped down, and you went on the defensive and stayed there.

Fafai: That is what we believe


Belief does not make something a fact.
2013-09-19 05:10:58 PM  
2 votes:

cyberspacedout: I know an RN who works at a local hospital, has heard doctors talking parents into having this done, and he of course couldn't do anything about it.


He could go back to medical school and become a doctor.
2013-09-19 12:49:15 PM  
2 votes:

Fafai: Relatively Obscure: Fafai: Simply calling it what it is (genital mutilation, as severing a part of someone's body IS mutilation just as the foreskin is a part of your genitals) doesn't mean we're equating the severity of the two practises, kind of like how an aircraft carrier and a tricycle can both be called vehicles, despite not being the same.

Out of curiosity (not meant to pick any kind of fight, really), do you refer to ALL procedures where some part of the human body is removed as "mutilation" in general conversation?  Like, appendectomies, amputations, etc?  I mean, I don't, but I guess they'd qualify and I'm wondering if you use the term universally or just for select things.

I use it for procedures that are done unnecessarily against the participant's will.


And you know this how? I mean, we've broken down into semantics here. Why assume you know the will of a newborn any more than the pro-circ crowd? We had our son's tonsils and adenoids out two years ago when he was 5. He didn't really get a vote in that. Nothing life-threatening, really. He'd had a couple bouts of strep and the doctor suggested it. According to what we read, he could have just as easily grown up fine and dandy with them but we thought why bother putting him through strep over and over. Not that that was a given either but it was a possibility. I suppose we could have waited until he was older and let him decide, but we figured, as his parents, we know what's best for him right now. (That whole "We're 100% responsible for his care and well-being for the next 11 years, at least" thing)
I know it's fun to use the word "mutilation" as it makes a mundane practice seem so brutal, violent and horrific. It's a cheap scare tactic, but, whatevs, yo!
"Meat is Murder!"
"Abortion is Murder!"
"Circumcision is Mutilation!"
I guess it looks good on a sign.
2013-09-18 10:10:04 PM  
2 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: Circumcision is like cutting off a baby's ears so that it won't have to deal with the hassle of washing behind them later in life.


Personally I think any guy who calls circumcision "genital mutilation" or equates it to female genital mutilation ought to have their penis cut off of, as a way of helping them understand the difference.
2013-09-18 09:31:31 PM  
2 votes:
Two eight year old boys were in the hospital sharing a room.
First boy: What are you here for?
Second boy: Getting my tonsils out.
First boy: Oh, that's not so bad, I had that done...all the ice cream and hello you can eat!
Second boy: What are you here for?
First boy: Circumcision
Second boy: Holy shiat!!! I had that done when I was first born...couldn't walk for a year!!
2013-09-18 08:28:18 PM  
2 votes:

Boojum2k: RedPhoenix122: Man, I need more popcorn for this thread.

Did you get the kind with cheese on it?


Nah, I save that for the politics tab.

/to go with the whine

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2013-09-18 08:09:51 PM  
2 votes:

hardinparamedic: Jill'sNipple: I oppose genital mutilation for either sex, and never said the harmful effects were the same. Is that too murky for you? Or do you want to make more fake quotes and flag them with my name?

Circumcision is not gential mutilation. It IS, however, a medical procedure done with the intent of decreasing the chance of STDs and UTI, decreasing the chance of complications of having a foreskin, and NOT done to prevent someone from having sex. The other is done with the express intent and purpose of mutilating and eliminating the ability for the female to have sex.

It's not the same, even by the most remote attempt to make it such.


Look, you're welcome to get all sexually excited about this issue, misquote folks and troll the hell out of this thread, but WOULD YOU PLEASE START SPELLING 'GENITAL' CORRECTLY? I should have known that someone who's too stupid to learn how to clean his own penis without cutting part of it off would also be too stupid to spell the basic terms pertaining to what is apparently your favorite topic.
2013-09-18 08:05:26 PM  
2 votes:

Argyle82: You have a list of favorite female fark posters on your bio.


Yep, from a long time back, from long nights on TFD. I also keep the beer/coffee list for those I disagreed with and argued with but I respect. Your profile shows a given name that may or may not be made up, a crap map, and a reminder when I look that you are, in fact, a bigot. An insecure one at that.
2013-09-18 06:28:32 PM  
2 votes:
Circumcision just gives people with sexual problems something to blame.

It's the 'it's whitey!!  and 'it's the jooooooooos!!!' of sexual inadequacy.
2013-09-18 06:13:45 PM  
2 votes:

hardinparamedic: jigger: But not the baby's.

Until you find out a way to give a baby the ability to understand and give informed, express consent, no. Not the baby.


That's why it's ok to rape babies.
2013-09-18 06:11:57 PM  
2 votes:
1) If you haven't got the testicular fortitude to make tough decisions for your kid, you probably shouldn't reproduce in the first place.

2) If my circumcised wang was any more effective at providing sexual pleasure, my first orgasm probably would have killed me.
2013-09-18 05:48:59 PM  
2 votes:
This isn't even worth talking about.

How about you do what you're gonna do, and I do what I'm gonna do, and we not talk about it as if you have any influence on the choices I make.

Ultimately, this seems to come down to the foreskin-having guys and their girlfriends trying desperately to justify the ugliness of their penis in western society. We get it: You're self-conscious about your unattractive smeggy penis. We just don't care.
2013-09-18 05:40:49 PM  
2 votes:
Cosmetic surgery on infants. Sure why not?
2013-09-18 05:36:02 PM  
2 votes:
Circumcision is like cutting off a baby's ears so that it won't have to deal with the hassle of washing behind them later in life.
2013-09-18 05:32:26 PM  
2 votes:
id34121.securedata.net
2013-09-18 05:26:05 PM  
2 votes:
He only took tips.
2013-09-19 06:20:26 PM  
1 votes:
Fafai: You guys are just nitpicking now.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA.......HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.....Oh, wait. You were serious, weren't you?
2013-09-19 06:13:39 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: You guys are just nitpicking now


It's ironic when you guys get snippy.
2013-09-19 05:42:00 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: You mean besides the blood and tears and screaming? That you are cutting off a part of his dick shoving a steel spike into his arm should clue you in on whether he wants that to happen or not.


Should we stop vaccinating too, Ms McCarthy?
2013-09-19 04:54:23 PM  
1 votes:

surrybee: I'm 100% opposed to infant circumcision without any clear medical indication. Do I really need to explain why? It's cosmetic surgery performed on an infant. I'm my son's guardian, not his owner. His penis, his choice. If he really wants his foreskin removed, I'll be happy to pay for it when he can weigh the pros and cons and make his own decision.

The other pro-circ nonsense:

-lowered risk of STDs. Studies have gone both ways. I don't have a link but there was a study done by the Navy that showed no correlation between circumcision and decreased STDs. Even if the Africa studies don't suffer from investigator bias, or other issues, which I believe they likely do, they fail to account for why Europe, with far lower circumcision rates, also have far lower STD rates than the US.


I don't remember studies going both ways in this thread. So far, despite a number of anti-circumcision Farkers, the only peer-review studies from medical literature that have been posted have all indicated lower risks from STDs. As for comparing Europe v. US, well, there are number of confounding factors as I'm sure you're aware already (insurance, for example).

They were also cut short.
My inner 12-year-old LOL'd.

In short, the Africa studies are interesting but fail to prove anything. The most they do is point out the need for further studies.
Why does a randomized trial in Africa fail to prove anything?

And you know what's more effective at preventing the spread of HIV and is widely and very cheaply available in the US? Condoms.
Yay condoms, I'm all for condoms. The thing is, I don't mind 2 levels of protection - like seatbelts + air bags. Don't the studies conducted in the US and Europe show that, despite the wide availability of condoms, circumcision is still protective?

-the FGM hyperbole. I'm not saying FGM isn't horrid, but not all FGM is as he describes. A symbolic pricking of the female genitals is also termed FGM and illegal in this country. Why do we refuse to allow the symbolic pin prick of a female baby's genitalia, but we have no problem with the symbolic removal of functional tissue on a male baby? It's hypocrisy. (I'm obviously not saying we should allow FGM. We shouldn't allow either male or female symbolic genital cutting.)
If we are all (including  Fafai) against FGM, and can all agree that it's pointless and not at all the same as male circumcision, then perhaps both sides of this debate could agree that it's not relevent to the topic at hand and stop bringing it up when discussing male circumcision in first-world countries?

-1/3 of uncircumcised boys don't have foreskin-related issues. I've never read a number nearly that high. I have read many studies about complications in uncircumcised infants and toddlers because of their foreskins. None of them spell out how many parents were wrongly taught to retract the foreskin to clean under it. It's this retraction that allows bacteria in and causes UTIs. It's this retraction that tears the frenulum and causes p ...
Hardinparamedic referenced peer-review literature. You've actually suggested a mechanism for why this can happen (I was taught, way back in the dark ages when I was a new parent, that you're supposed to retract & clean - you're saying that's changed?). He brought this up in response to some comments that there were complications associated with circumcision. The adverse effects of non-circumcision may be to some degree preventable; this doesn't alter the fact that they exist. The next step is to assess the frequency of the risks on both sides - that's what the medical literature shows, using statistics. Maybe there's some literature that shows education v. circumcision v. control?

That's all I've got for now. My son has awoken from his nap and is calling for me. No doubt he's having some kind of foreskin problem.
Nope - he's suffering from a lack of sarcasm. Do you think you can help him with that? :)
2013-09-19 01:39:06 PM  
1 votes:

PunGent: The burden is on those proposing the operation to show that it's helpful, on average.

How so? It seems there's just as much burden (if not more, given that statistical fact that more people choose circumcision) to prove that's it's NOT helpful.

Now, find ONE reputable study that says no infant deaths occur as a result of circumcision.
Just one, and I'll concede the argument.

I will, just as soon as you can find me a study NOT based on conjecture, speculation and guess work.

I'll wait :) Me too :)
2013-09-19 01:30:55 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: I'll just end this by saying the majority of people who still do this to their kids are affiliated with religions that historically practised it, and the origins of the procedure are abhorrent. All this medical benefit nonsense came after the fact so that people could continue feeling good about their own Penises. the benefits dont make sense because babies dont have sex. it's all tradition/cosmetic and that is no reason to be slicing up infants.

So, based on the definition of the word "majority", it's safe to assume that both my father and I could be inculded in that number? Neither of us have any religious affiliations and, to be perfectly honest, we (My wife and I) had our son circumsized on a purely aesthetic basis.

PunGent: You DO understand doctors aren't required to report circumcision mortality, right?

Best you're EVER going to get is an estimate, until you convince doctors to give up the info...until then, safest presumption is they've got something to hide.

That's true of ANY profession, not just doctors, by the way...
Cops withholding stats on brutality complaints?  You bet there's a problem.



And YOU understand that if we're going to base our arguments strictly off conjecture, I can find as many studies claiming that no infant deaths occur as a result of circumcision and that the medical benefits FAR outweigh the disadvantages.

"Though I have no actual proof, I can surmise that 97.2% of circumcisions result in larger than average penis growth"
See how that works?
2013-09-19 12:45:03 PM  
1 votes:

Relatively Obscure: Out of curiosity (not meant to pick any kind of fight, really), do you refer to ALL procedures where some part of the human body is removed as "mutilation" in general conversation? Like, appendectomies, amputations, etc?


Actually, the anti-circumcision crowd occasionally refers to circumcision as an "amputation."

Maybe they all had prehensile foreskins.  I hear that Lord Nelson lost his foreskin in the Battle of Trafalgar.
2013-09-19 12:23:06 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: Simply calling it what it is (genital mutilation, as severing a part of someone's body IS mutilation just as the foreskin is a part of your genitals) doesn't mean we're equating the severity of the two practises, kind of like how an aircraft carrier and a tricycle can both be called vehicles, despite not being the same.


Out of curiosity (not meant to pick any kind of fight, really), do you refer to ALL procedures where some part of the human body is removed as "mutilation" in general conversation?  Like, appendectomies, amputations, etc?  I mean, I don't, but I guess they'd qualify and I'm wondering if you use the term universally or just for select things.
2013-09-19 12:10:16 AM  
1 votes:
hardinparamedic: It shouldn't be done at home, or in a pediatrician's office. (I've actually seen two patients almost die in the last four years from botched circumcisions and uncontrolled hemorrhage.)

What's the general rule on hospitals and religious circumcisions?  Will they allow an outside mohel to perform one within a surgical area?  I've only ever been to one bris and it was in someone's home.

I'm pretty sure Manischewitz causes more pain than it blocks, though.  Seriously, why traumatize the kid twice?
2013-09-18 11:40:05 PM  
1 votes:
Serious question:  is this like a truther thing?

One theory of 9/11 trutherism is that it attracts people because it's imitation activism:  it allows truthers to see themselves as serious freedom-fighting activist Rage Against The Machiners, but with the comfort of focusing on a compartmentalized issue that doesn't require them to volunteer at a soup kitchen or do anything other than Photoshop red arrows on JPEGs and label them "squibs."

Is this the same for the anti-circumcision crowd?  They can get pretty frothy and incensed about the issue, and even go so far as to organize a ballot initiative now and then, but in the end it's just this isolated thing they can say they stand for, without the emotional obligation of getting incensed about a real thing like poverty.
2013-09-18 11:30:13 PM  
1 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-09-18 09:31:52 PM  
1 votes:
Summary of events in a Fark circumcision thread:

The normal uncircumcised male - "Well, I'm glad I'm not cut"
The normal circumcised male     - "Well, I'm glad I'm cut"
A normal woman                         - "I have a preference for this style, because I've been with guys that have it"

The circumcised with a sexual dysfunction - "It's because they mutilated my penis!"
A woman that's dated a guy with a sexual dysfunction - "It's because they mutilated his penis!"

The racist crazy - "it's a Jewish conspiracy, I don't want to be like those dirty <insert racial slur here>"
The pure crazy - "It's the same as cutting off his whole penis! just like with a women in Africa! How could you do this to a child with no choice! Here's some crazy websites, sign up for my 9/11 truth meeting while you're visiting."

The troll  - "I went on the pure crazy website and I'm going to use those stats as a basis for argument, also how could you to this to your kids!"
2013-09-18 08:28:26 PM  
1 votes:

MaestroJ: Made beef stir fry through the whole thing. Sliced the red pepper only to find mold on the inside. Just onions for the vegetable.


Meh. I had a peanut butter sandwich. Was a bit nutty with a little bit of jelly along the edges.

Boojum2k: Did you get the kind with cheese on it?


Yellow Liquid. AND, as an added bonus, it's non-dairy.
2013-09-18 08:21:45 PM  
1 votes:

Boojum2k: Quinsisdos: Shostie: This was a fun thread.

I know, right? The fact a pro-circumcision lobby exists makes my farking skin crawl.

/Would rather suck on an uncut dick
//Picked a guy with good dick hygene

How many did you go through before finding the clean guy? Or did you just get lucky?


I was actually about to ask that.

I envision it went something like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6eTTaY1a6M

/probably nsfw
2013-09-18 08:20:09 PM  
1 votes:

Argyle82: Jews will defend Jewish ways.


You've yet to demonstrate any of those authors were Jewish, or are of Jewish descent. That's the hillarious thing here, despite claiming otherwise based on their names.

For someone who's NOT a bigot, you sure are going a long way to justify using racial and ethnic stereotypes about Jews.
2013-09-18 08:18:40 PM  
1 votes:

Argyle82: You're right, I'm a huge bigot, because I believe that

If you're Jewish, you're more likely to conduct/make up research that supports your outdated religious ritual, to defend it.

FTFY with your own statement.
2013-09-18 08:04:38 PM  
1 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: hardinparamedic: Says the person who made an account seven days ago, and who's name follows the exact same syntax as other, well known political thread trolls on FARK.

You must have a pretty low opinion of Fark and its community if it's unthinkable that somebody new would sign up.


Okay the fact that you don't have a low opinion of Fark and its members actually lends credence to the argument that you might be new here.
2013-09-18 08:00:30 PM  
1 votes:

Argyle82: Nope, not being anti-Semitic at all.  If you know anything about linguistics, you'll easily be able to determine which last names are more likely to be Jewish.

If you're Jewish, you're more likely to conduct/make up research that supports your outdated religious ritual, to defend it.  Just as if you're circumcised, you're more likely to try to defend it.  It's human nature to be illogical to justify your being and your ways.


Yep. You're not being bigoted and anti-semetic at all.

All those jews just "stick together" because their names "sound jewish", and they all falsify research to "justify" their "rituals". 

Oh, you do know that being "Jewish" doesn't make someone a member of the Jewish faith, nor does it make them apt to "lie" for other Jews, right? I mean, you MIGHT sound like a bigot if you tried to promote that idea, so I can see where that silly notion might come from.
2013-09-18 07:58:05 PM  
1 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: You must have a pretty low opinion of Fark and its community if it's unthinkable that somebody new would sign up.


On the contrary. I've been around long enough to know when someone doth protest too much about being new after saying something blatantly trolling.
2013-09-18 07:40:01 PM  
1 votes:
A study comes out tomorrow stating that removing the tip of a baby's nose will reduce prostate cancer risks by 80% later in life.

There will be permanent scarring, but the nose will still be functional. Do you circumcise your baby's nose?
2013-09-18 07:29:27 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: Abox: FunkOut: radarlove: All I need to know is that uncut cocks look disgusting and I would never stick one in my mouth.  Up my ass MAYBE, but only if I didn't see it beforehand.

Cut cocks, on the other hand, are sexy as hell.

Men's genitals are no good unless they have been surgically modified? Humans genetics says they're supposed to look a certain way.

Well no, it could also mean that intact foreskin hasn't selected out because it's often lopped off in infancy.  Like how bad vision hasn't selected out because we invented a tool to make it succeed.

You can tell this is a valid argument by all those Swedish dudes who evolved cut cocks. Think I'll go get it snipped tomorrow.


Holy shiat you have no idea how long evolution takes, huh?
2013-09-18 07:26:27 PM  
1 votes:

Fafai: Ha ha, you sure told me! ...But sure, please call me whatever you like if it means you'll stop pulling the FGM ISN'T THE SAME broken record routine on people who never even hinted at any such thing in the first place.

/Why do you have such a hard-on for the pained tears of little baby boys?
//I don't actually believe you do, just thought I'd try your debating style
///you disingenuous twat


Oh please. Enlighten us. Tell us uninformed masses how it's the same.

Also, it's one of the tactics of the anti-circumcision crowd. Please don't pretend like it isn't. It's even been done by others in this thread.
2013-09-18 07:26:27 PM  
1 votes:

FunkOut: radarlove: All I need to know is that uncut cocks look disgusting and I would never stick one in my mouth.  Up my ass MAYBE, but only if I didn't see it beforehand.

Cut cocks, on the other hand, are sexy as hell.

Men's genitals are no good unless they have been surgically modified? Humans genetics says they're supposed to look a certain way.


What the fark do I care what human genetics says? I say it looks ugly and won't touch it.  Many others feel the same way.  Some do not.  Some people even have foreskin fetishes.  Genetics says the balls are way more important but almost nobody has a ball fetish.  Go fig.
2013-09-18 07:04:02 PM  
1 votes:

profplump: hardinparamedic: profplump: Vaccinations help children while they are still children. Circumcisions do not.

[Citation Needed, you keep repeating that.]

You keep claiming that they do. As far as I can tell the article related to this thread does not support that claim, nor have you provided any related evidence.


Um, top left, first page, right under the word "ABSTRACT" then lower right on same page under "Conclusion"
2013-09-18 07:00:27 PM  
1 votes:

hardinparamedic: Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I don't even know who you're arguing with. I'm just stating the definitions of the two words I used to describe circumcision.

If you disagree that they are apt, take it up with Merriam and Webster.

Actually, I think it's your own personal definition.

But no. Please, continue to BS us about "dictionary" definitions. You said something borderline offensive and ignorant of people who are victims of ACTUAL gential mutilation, and got called out on it.


www.blogcdn.com
2013-09-18 06:56:42 PM  
1 votes:

super_grass: FunkOut: HIstorically, some regions did a female circumcision that was just the removal of the clitoral hood so the clitoral bud had no skin covering it. I can't imagine having such a sensitive area not having any protection. Like having your eyelid permanently rolled inside out.

Clearly there's a disconnect in this thread. Some people are talking about removing a small piece of skin around the genitals while others are thinking of putting it through a lawnmower.

/ it keeps gunk from building up, which is probably the main benefit in the modern age


Hot showers and dental work are the crowning achievements of the modern era.
2013-09-18 06:47:09 PM  
1 votes:
One of the best names for an advocacy group. Ever.
s15.postimg.org
Oh, and the doctors up here in Canada don't recommend it. Even the Jewish and Moslem ones.
Its only "devout" people wanting to get brownie points for the afterlife that have it done.to their kids
2013-09-18 06:36:52 PM  
1 votes:

Abox: Circumcision just gives people with sexual problems something to blame.

It's the 'it's whitey!!  and 'it's the jooooooooos!!!' of sexual inadequacy.


Look upthread. "It's the jooooooooos!!!" has been covered.
2013-09-18 06:29:52 PM  
1 votes:
Any guy who says "smegma lovers" seriously must puke at the thought of a vagina and is 100 percent gay to the point they don't even want a little bit of retractable skin to interfere with access to the sweet, sweet cock head even for a fraction of a second.

NTTAWWT but you pretty much confirm that the hysterics aren't just coming from the one side.
2013-09-18 06:29:46 PM  
1 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: Whatever, man. I get that you have a bug up your ass about female genital mutilation, having a congenital case of sandy vagina yourself, but nowhere did I even bring it up except for this post. If I wanted to be borderline offensive and ignorant, I would've said something like "In female genital mutilation's defense, sewing up an eight-year-old's vagina and cutting off her clitoris is probably going to prevent some STDs down the line too, so it should be up to the parents to decide."


Hmm.

Account Created: 9/11/2013.

Gee. I wonder if you wouldn't be an alt of someone else on FARK that follows your general name scheme.

At any rate, you said something completely hyperbolic and offensive, comparing a medical procedure performed by a physician with an act of brutality, and then tried to play it off as "what the word is defined as", when it was nothing of the sort.

f.kulfoto.com
2013-09-18 06:19:19 PM  
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jigger: Europe must be awash with diseased penis. But then again, they don't use soap.


My who-er of an ex moved there. So if it wasn't awash before, it is now.
2013-09-18 06:17:28 PM  
1 votes:

jigger: That's why it's ok to rape babies.


Ah, so now I understand why you have to wear a scram bracelet, and aren't allowed within 150 feet of any elementary schools or playgrounds.
2013-09-18 06:17:15 PM  
1 votes:
Nothing like a circumcision thread. NOTHING.
2013-09-18 05:58:15 PM  
1 votes:
profplump
Is there some reason it can't be the post-pubecent male's own choice? Exactly what 7-year-olds need protection from STDs?
You haven't been reading the 'hot' teacher posts have you?
2013-09-18 05:55:35 PM  
1 votes:

profplump: hardinparamedic: It should be the parents personal choice.

Is there some reason it can't be the post-pubecent male's own choice? Exactly what 7-year-olds need protection from STDs?


That argument always intrigued me. Foreskins are about as useful as abstinence or pulling out.
2013-09-18 05:52:56 PM  
1 votes:

thisisyourbrainonFark: I was circumcised. I got over it.

/so will my daughter


i.imgur.com
2013-09-18 05:52:09 PM  
1 votes:

HairBolus: Step 1 in cutting down on clutter in circumcision debate:
 Ignore any pro-circumcision author with a Jewish sounding last name.

(likewise for debate over nosejobs)


Clearly you have never felt the comfort of a bedsheet made from stitched-together foreskins.
2013-09-18 05:49:07 PM  
1 votes:

super_grass: In b4 comparisons with female circumcision.


lolnope

look one post up
2013-09-18 05:49:01 PM  
1 votes:

thisisyourbrainonFark: I was circumcised. I got over it.

/so will my daughter


super_grass: In b4 comparisons with female circumcision.


God dammit.
2013-09-18 05:48:05 PM  
1 votes:

thisisyourbrainonFark: I was circumcised. I got over it.

/so will my daughter


Window or aisle?
2013-09-18 05:43:41 PM  
1 votes:

I want your skull: Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: Circumcision is like cutting off a baby's ears so that it won't have to deal with the hassle of washing behind them later in life.

Except instead of funneling sound to your earhole, foreskin funnels diseases to your peehole?


Which is why the Europeans and non-Muslim/WorstKorean Asians went extinct.  STDs took them all out about 50 years ago.  If only they had circumcisions.
2013-09-18 05:42:16 PM  
1 votes:
What a strange and completely inessential article.
2013-09-18 05:39:56 PM  
1 votes:

blatz514: How do I tell my wife that It really gets on my nerves when she nibbles on my foreskin?

She thinks that I like it, but honestly, I just wish that I'd thrown it away after the circumcision.


Thanks, my screen and keyboard needed a bath.
2013-09-18 05:39:46 PM  
1 votes:

HotWingConspiracy: Argyle82: NEPAman: The author sounds circumcised.

This.

Keep defending your parents archaic decision when you were born, author.  Whatever helps you sleep at night, buddy.

Why is it so hard for you foreskinists to accept that people really don't give a fark?


Can't be repeated enough.

/cut
//was done as a baby and no memory of it
///don't give a flying fark
////yeah, yeah, yeah, the sex I have will never be as good as the sex you have. So you've told me for the thousandth time. I'll live.
2013-09-18 05:38:37 PM  
1 votes:

CruJones: Circumsized and totally ok with it.  Plus the ole lady prefers it.

Plus my "performance" is probably better, I don't need more sensitive skin, I'd last like two minutes.


Well, sure, the first time. By the fourth or fifth she's too tired, anyway.
2013-09-18 05:38:20 PM  
1 votes:
I know two guys who were circumcised as adults.

They both LOVED it.
2013-09-18 05:35:37 PM  
1 votes:
How about just leaving the damn kids penises alone whydoncha?
2013-09-18 05:33:30 PM  
1 votes:

Kazan: Oh look.... he's citing studies that have already been debunked.

NEXT bullshiat artist.


Are you referring to specific studies he's citing, or all of them?

Or are you just trying to cast doubt on the article without going to the effort of actually making an argument?
2013-09-18 05:27:53 PM  
1 votes:

blatz514: How do I tell my wife that It really gets on my nerves when she nibbles on my foreskin?

She thinks that I like it, but honestly, I just wish that I'd thrown it away after the circumcision.


WINNAR.
2013-09-18 05:21:02 PM  
1 votes:
The author sounds circumcised.
2013-09-18 05:19:31 PM  
1 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-09-18 04:27:24 PM  
1 votes:
Those idiots can lick my knob.
2013-09-18 04:21:12 PM  
1 votes:
www.souvenirsofparis.com
Can I talk to you about my foreskin?
2013-09-18 04:15:30 PM  
1 votes:
i253.photobucket.com
 
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