Circumcision: Traditional Wisdom or Genital Mutilation? Healthy or a Violation of Human Rights? | Brendon Marotta #099
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A must listen for every human! Especially if you are going to birth a son in the near future.
Circumcision is the most popular medical surgery in USA today. But somehow it got to the point of it being performed for health reasons more that religious reasons. However, the claimed “health benefits” are based on flawed science, and in contrast, circumcision has alarming health and traumatic dangers.
But is there valuable ancient wisdom based in this rite of passage that religious and indigenous cultures have been performing for centuries?
Or has the essence of these rite of passages been misunderstood?
Is circumcision a violation of human rights? or are parents confidently making responsible and informed decisions?
Our guest, filmmaker, public speaker and very passionate and active man, Brendon Marotta, made an award winning film: American circumcision, which presents science and opinions from both sides of the decision - to circumcise or not.
The film presents religious leaders, doctors, lawyers and human rights spokespeople on both sides.
This is one of the most important podcast episodes on the Vital Veda Show, as the act of circumcising or not is a highly influential non-reversible act.
IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
🔪 When, Why & How Was Circumcision Introduced As An Allopathic Medical Intervention
🔪 Circumcision Trauma in Children & Adults
🔪 Circumcision As An Ancient Practice In Africa
🔪 Circumcision According To Judaism and Christianity
🔪 The Impact Of Circumcision In Sexual Pleasure
🔪 Working Through Any Circumcision-Related Trauma
ABOUT OUR GUEST: Brendon Marotta
Brendon Marotta is a filmmaker, author, podcaster, public speaker, and father.
His last film, American Circumcision, won multiple awards and played on Netflix.
He is the author of The Intactivist Guidebook, The Haunting of Bob Cratchit, and Children’s Justice. He has spoken at Yale University, the International Conference on Men’s Issues, the International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Right’s, and the Association for Pre and Perinatal Psychology. Brendon hosts a regular podcast called The Brendon Marotta Show. He currently lives with his family in Austin, TX.
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