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    • M. Davison
    • 12.01.14 | 08:42 (IST)

    “The foreskin protects the nerve heads on the "glans penius." Removing it exposes those sensititive nerve heads to the abrasiveness of constant rubbing with clothing.” I’ve been hearing this argument for decades, and while the authors of such talkbacks claim that “Studies have shown that men who are circumcised by the time they reach… (here the age tends to vary)… they … (fill in whatever detrimental comment you may feel is relevant)”. My problem with this is simple: not one of the people making such statements can refer me to a journal, textbook, lecture of TV interview that actually links to a valid, verified and peer-reviewed study on the topic. Claims need to be backed up by proof—in this case, reference to a genuine study whose methodology and results have been peer-reviewed, verified and validated. At present, I have been able to find only one study which was published, but never validated, repeated or verified.

    from the article: A case for Jewish circumcision
    First published 23:33 09.01.14 | Last updated 23:33 09.01.14
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