Informed Planet 04.03.18: Circumcision
"But it's not remembered," they say, as if that somehow lessened the damage. Boys of my generation went on to be beaten and/or abused by almost all the adults who "cared" for them. No wonder so many of us turned out to be sadomasochistic freaks who loved canes, whips and black corsets.
Brutalized boys go on to make good soldiers - people who can kill without compunction, and thereby further the interests and ambitions of the tribal elite.