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    • Amanda
    • 31.08.12 | 21:07 (IDT)

    How is cutting the foreskin religion? In reality it is only a cultural affiliation. It's like the ritual scars encountered in animistic cultures. That is, among the Jews, for boys, the equivalent of the Christian baptism. By the way does anyone remeber what "animism" means?

    from the article: Wordplay: Capitalizing on circumcision
    First published 12:48 31.08.12 | Last updated 12:48 31.08.12
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