How in the world did we ever come to a place where male genital mutilation is not only completely accepted as a societal custom, but also embraced as a religious practice?! Truly, it is regarded as a rite of passage into this world of pain and suffering.
It’s like, after the baby boy is born, as if that’s not traumatic enough, he is then forced to suffer the excruciating pain and shock of having a very important piece of his body cut off … from the most sensitive part of his body, no less!
Just who is it (or who was it) that determined that the male genitalia was somehow flawed by the Creator?
HELLLOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ! ! !
What in God’s good name is going on here? Millions throughout a whole society … an entire civilization have been stampeded into cutting off the foreskin of infant boys. As though such a horrendous surgical procedure is without pain and AWESOME consequences.
Where in the world do we begin with this one?!?!
We don’t mean which of the top circumcising nations either like the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, etc.
We apologize if it appears that we have departed from our usual coaching style. Yes, admittedly we have some serious baggage with this little humdinger. WE WANT OUR FORESKINS BACK!
Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s really explore what’s going on here.
Mothers especially, please know that this is NOT a pretty picture at all. How could it be?
The mother’s basic instinct is to always fiercely protect their newborn, as well as their young children.
So, let’s get busy with the facts as opposed to the terrible disinformation, misinformation and false information put out by the medical establishment and religious groups.
First and foremost the foreskin of the male penis serves a very important purpose; that is to protect and lubricate the head of the penis. From a sensitivity and vulnerability standpoint, can you imagine how much more exposed such an organ is when it is stripped of this vital skin covering?
Here’s a fairly exhaustive list of what is actually removed with circumcision as quoted from Webmagicion.com.
Circumcision Removes More Than Just Skin
When an infant’s penis is circumcised, this is what is forever lost:
• 50 to 80% of the total penile skin system, radically immobilizing the remaining shaft skin. If unfolded and spread out flat, the average adult foreskin measures 15 to 20 square inches, about the size of a postcard.
• Most of the erogenous nerve tissue on the penis. The foreskin contains between 10,000 and 20,000 specialized erotogenic nerve endings of various types, which can discern slight motion, subtle changes in temperature, and fine gradations in texture. The amputation of this highly-innervated tissue reduces the sensitivity of the penis to that of ordinary skin.
• The densely innervated Ridged Bands, a specialized, extremely erogenous section of the prepuce located at the juncture of the outer foreskin and inner mucosal tissue.
• Approximately half of the smooth muscle sheath called the Dartos fascia.
• Thousands of coiled, fine-touch receptor cells, including Meissner’s Corpuscles.
• An estimated 240 feet of microscopic nerves, including branches of the dorsal nerve.
• Several feet of blood vessels, including the frenular artery and portions of the dorsal artery, the loss of which interrupts normal blood flow to the shaft and glans of the penis, severely damaging its natural function.
• Lymphatic vessels, the loss of which interrupts the lymph flow within the body’s immune system.
• The entire immunological defense system of the soft mucosa which produces antibacterial and antiviral proteins such as lysozyme, the same as found in mother’s milk, and plasma cells which secrete immunoglobulin antibodies.
• Ectopic sebaceous glands, which lubricate, moisturize, and regulate a healthy pH balance, thereby maintaining the erotogenic sensitivity of the glans.
• The apocrine glands, which produce pheromones, nature’s powerful, silent, invisible sexual signals/stimulants.
• Specialized epithelial Langerhans cells, an immune system component.
• Estrogen receptors – the purpose and value of which are not yet fully understood.
• The connective synechiae, which fuses the foreskin to the glans while the penis develops during infancy. It is destroyed when the foreskin is torn from the glans during the circumcision operation.
• The frenulum, the sensitive ‘V’-shaped tethering structure at the base of the glans on the underside of the penis, is also usually amputated, severed, or destroyed.
• The protective covering of the glans, which is actually an internal organ. The foreskin shields the glans from abrasion, drying, and callusing, and protects the glans from dirt and other contaminants.
• Loss of sexual sensitivity in the glans. The glans of an intact penis is normally a soft, moist, delicate organ, similar in texture to the smooth skin lining the inside of the lips of your mouth. When the foreskin is amputated it no longer provides protection to the glans against abrasion, or even exposure to the air. This causes the glans to dry out – imagine what would happen to your eyeballs if your eyelids were removed. It also causes the skin on the glans to thicken and harden as a protection against abrasion. This ‘callousing’ effect – known as keratinization – causes any remaining nerves on the glans to become buried under many layers of skin cells, severly reducing the sensitivity of the glans to external stimulation – such as a soft touch. The sensitivity continues to decrease over time, until eventually all sensitivity is lost.
• 10% to 20% of the penis’s circumference, because its double-layered wrapping of loose foreskin is now missing, making the circumcised penis thinner.
• As much as one inch of the erect penis’s length due to scarring, and shrinkage from loss of the mobile, richly-vascularized foreskin.
• The gliding action of the penis within its foreskin. The foreskin’s abundance (15-20 sq.in.) of specialized, self-lubricating skin gives the natural penis its anatomically unique ability to smoothly slide back and forth within itself, thereby permitting non-abrasive intercourse, without drying out the vagina.
• The deep pink to red to dark purple natural coloration of the glans.
• There is considerable evidence that a circumcised penis loses its capacity for subtle electromagnetic communication that occurs only during contact between mucous membranes, an interaction which contributes to the sense of the healing power of sexual ecstasy. In other words, circumcision forever diminishes the intensity of both the male and female orgasm and its physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits.
• Many babies die as a result of circumcision, a fact the circumcision industry obscures and conceals.
The preceding list was compiled as a public service by the WebMagician under the heading: Foreskin & Circumcision: The REAL Truth
Do you still plan on having your baby boy circumcised? Or, do you as an adult still plan on your own religious or medically advised circumcision?!
The medical procedure known as circumcision is truly a moral and physical abomination. Performing them brings shame upon all who participate – doctors, parents, nurses – because of how it victimizes the most vulnerable and powerless among us, our newborn infants. How society was ever brought to a point of accepting male genital mutilation as casually as it does is truly a study in mass brainwashing.
Look at how we all justifiably react to the terrible female mutilations in Africa! This is also very not right for the young girls and everyone else involved. And the global outcry is having a positive effect on forever changing that barbaric custom.
There’s a lot more to discuss concerning this extremely offensive medical procedure. Many of the real long term effects on the child and his life will be taken up in Circumcision Part II. When the far-reaching ramifications throughout all of society are better understood, a movement for systemic change will commence.
In the meantime, you might contemplate how a forever exposed, highly sensitive, sexual organ can be manipulated by the forces which surround the teenage boy, the young adult, the grown man who doesn’t even know that these negative influences are continually at work throughout his environment. Think of all the consequences which have accrued over decades, which we see everywhere throughout the entire civilization.
For instance is there a connection between a population explosion of 7 billion people and this ever-increasing practice of circumcision over the past century?! This question will be discussed in Circumcision – Part II.
May you enjoy great health,
The Health Coach
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