Re: violence...

J. R. Molloy (
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 10:36:35 -0700

From: Brian S <>
>> Well then, if human patients (baby boys in the case
>> of male genital mutilation)
>> cannot hope to experience protection as good as that
>> provided to animals, that
>> supports my contention that this instance of
>> violence toward men and masculinity
>> (amputating the prepuce) exemplifies hatred (or at
>> best, indifference) toward
>> male sexuality. The absence of any research studies
>> to determine the
>> psychological effects of circumcision provides
>> further evidence of aversion to
>> the subject of men's issues.
>> --J. R.
>Actually, I think this is just a case of tradition
>being very hard to overcome.

Yes, and extropic behavior encourages us to overcome the tradition of aversion toward men and masculinity, and the fear and hatred of male sexuality.

By the way, have you read the excellent on-line book at ? Highly recommended. Should be on the Extropy book list.

--J. R.