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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-23-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By hakunangovi
Good for you. Thank goodness for the internet...

Good for you. Thank goodness for the internet because it has allowed modern day parents to become educated. I hate to think how many little boys had their foreskins injured in previous generations...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By hakunangovi
Interesting - there was a lady in California who...

Interesting - there was a lady in California who was writing a paper on men who had a memory of their circumcision as infants. This was quite a few years ago (pre internet) and she was having...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-23-2015, 12:08 PM
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Views: 1,192
Posted By hakunangovi
I totally agree with what you say about babies...

I totally agree with what you say about babies experiencing pain. Often they go into shock during the circumcision procedure which is the state they are in when the doctors/nurses cheerfully tell...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-20-2015, 08:42 AM
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Views: 1,782
Posted By hakunangovi
I'm don't think that I was aware that I was...

I'm don't think that I was aware that I was missing my foreskin until the age of 6 when I was sent to a boarding school. That first night in the totally open, communal shower rooms was quite a shock...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-01-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By hakunangovi
Thumbs up Well, I agree that the sexual aspect is likely a...

Well, I agree that the sexual aspect is likely a hard sell to a circumcised man, and you really don't want it to appear like you are belittling him (or his package). Remember, too, that an adult...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-29-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By hakunangovi
Thammy24, There are lots of sites with tons of...

Thammy24, There are lots of sites with tons of information, although "peer reviewed studies" are hard to find. The problem with most "studies" is that they are designed to "prove" whatever the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-29-2015, 01:31 PM
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Views: 12,305
Posted By hakunangovi
No, I never have ! And you can bet that those...

No, I never have ! And you can bet that those champions of this barbaric custom, such as John Harvey Kellog, lived very contentedly with their own intact foreskins, all the while telling the world...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-25-2015, 11:27 AM
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Views: 12,305
Posted By hakunangovi
SO TRUE - I often see mothers who are concerned...

SO TRUE - I often see mothers who are concerned about the pain that their baby will endure during the procedure, but the physical and psychological consequences that will affect that future man...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-22-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,305
Posted By hakunangovi
JLUK, Your last post highlights some of the...

JLUK, Your last post highlights some of the problems faced by circumcised men. I am a bit surprised that in the U.K. (where foreskins valued in general) many of your doctors view a foreskin as...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-19-2015, 06:39 AM
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Views: 12,305
Posted By hakunangovi
JLUK, Thank you for posting your story. It...

JLUK,

Thank you for posting your story. It clearly illustrates how valuable a man's foreskin is, and how deep the loss of it can be. In fact, I believe that the only men who are O.K. with the...
Forum: Intact Care   06-19-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By hakunangovi
Hybrid Mama, I totally agree with...

Hybrid Mama,

I totally agree with everything the previous posters have stated. As for educational material: NOCIRC at www.nocirc.org have printable pamphlets on intact care. You can also find...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-11-2015, 05:48 AM
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Views: 985
Posted By hakunangovi
I think that curriculum is totally irresponsible....

I think that curriculum is totally irresponsible. Aside from how it may make intact males feel about their foreskin, it certainly fosters the circumcising culture. I would definitely encourage you...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-25-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By hakunangovi
OP, Yes babies feel pain, and some people think...

OP, Yes babies feel pain, and some people think that they feel it more acutely than adults. They also exhibit elevated levels of cortisol during and after a circumcision (is that the word you were...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-23-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By hakunangovi
I really don't think that there is any way to...

I really don't think that there is any way to "balance" this topic. It takes a lot of spin and dishonesty to make RIC look positive .

However, there are some excellent resources out there,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By hakunangovi
I checked at Intact America - (...

I checked at Intact America - ( www.intactamerica.org ) who are on top of this. The last news story is dated 18th May. However there is a note that they don't want to jeopardize Heather Hironimus...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By hakunangovi
I am so glad. You lucked out going to someone...

I am so glad. You lucked out going to someone who actually knew what he was talking about !! Tragically, the depth of ignorance about norman intact male genitalia on the part of many doctors is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-20-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By hakunangovi
Your Ds is definitely on the young side to be...

Your Ds is definitely on the young side to be retractable, but since he is retracting himself that's O.K. although, having hurt himself once it is a bit surprising that he continues to retract his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By hakunangovi
I know !! Apparently the boy already knows what...

I know !! Apparently the boy already knows what his father plans to do to him and has stated that does not want it. The poor tyke is likely terrified. I also have to ask what kind of judge would...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By hakunangovi
OMG - I am so sorry to hear that. If that...

OMG - I am so sorry to hear that. If that idiot judge forces the issue , that poor child will be traumatized for ever. I feel so sad for his Mom. So much for the law and justice.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-14-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,305
Posted By hakunangovi
James, I applaud your courage in posting your...

James, I applaud your courage in posting your story. If only the medical community would somehow become aware of the trail of destruction that they are leaving behind themselves ! Fortunately I...
Forum: Intact Care   04-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By hakunangovi
I see that it has been a few days since you...

I see that it has been a few days since you posted. How is he making out? I am no doctor, but from anecdotal evidence, I seem to recall that the symptoms you describe could possibly be a yeast...
Forum: Intactivism   04-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By hakunangovi
What a great article !! Thank you for posting...

What a great article !! Thank you for posting the link. I sure wish articles with this level of factual information would appear in main stream journalism.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,733
Posted By hakunangovi
Good point !! I wish more men who are unhappy...

Good point !! I wish more men who are unhappy about being deprived of their foreskins would speak up and voice their displeasure and anger. Until they do, many in the medical fraternity will...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-27-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,733
Posted By hakunangovi
I see that you live in Canada, and I am a bit...

I see that you live in Canada, and I am a bit surprised that you were given such a hard time about keeping your son intact. Where are you? Both my kids were born in the '80s and we did not have one...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,733
Posted By hakunangovi
[QUOTE=nexxus;18608162]Hey let me add a VERY...

[QUOTE=nexxus;18608162]Hey let me add a VERY IMPORTANT reason not to circumcise for the sake of your sons future. My DH is circumsised and has lost feeling in his penis. Circumcision cuts off all of...
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