The Ethics of Infant Male Circumcision: Brian Earp

In this talk, I argue that the non-therapeutic circumcision of infant males is unethical, whether it is performed for reasons of obtaining possible future health benefits, for reasons of cultural transmission, or for reasons of perceived religious obligation. Added by LucidFir http://pastebin.com/AF9RJg1m Summary: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201307/pro-circumcision-culturally-biased-not-scientific-experts   Points of interest:   Circumcision confers no health benefits: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2013/03/12/peds.2012-2896.abstract   Circumcision kills hundreds outright, annually… nulling the health benefits even if they were... read more
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The Ethics of Infant Male Circumcision: Brian Earp