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What are some big social issues that need to be discussed, but aren't?

There are a lot social issues, but which ones are the most un-talked about and important?

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    Dec 1 2012: Male circumcision. There's plenty of outrage worldwide about female circumcision, but male circumcision is still accepted as normal.
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      Dec 1 2012: Really Mr. Jones? This bright young school girl ventures to ask an important question and you offer her that in response? I disagree that that is an idea worth sharing.
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        Dec 1 2012: Spoken as one who accepts ritual genital mutilation as normal. I believe my post is perfectly in line with the question.

        As an aside, how were you able to identify the OP as female, young, or a schoolgirl?
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          Dec 1 2012: Click-on the OP's avavtar to read their profile.
        • Dec 2 2012: Some of us are talking. I refused to have my baby boy circumcised.
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          Dec 2 2012: Many of us are not afraid to talk about it.
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          Dec 2 2012: @coleen
          Yes, male circumcision is old and a key aspect in some religions. Them having got it from the bible, of course. But female circumcision, as far as I know, is not. So they're falsely circumcising young girls and women.
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          Dec 2 2012: It appears that you are correct about that Curious....

          According to information provided on this site, about bible references, circumcism is only meant for men.
          http://www.awomansvoice.org/nl1-2004-4.html

          Taken from the site:
          Do Biblical passages offer us an guidance and insights about FGM?
          The answer is YES!
          John 10:10 Shows that we have been robed in His fullness. Assurance for who we are in God.
          John 8:33 We shall know the truth and it will set us free.
          Galatians 3:1 About the followers-we should not be foolish.
          Titus 1:15 Speaks about people denying God and doing things on their own ways.
          James 1:17 Every good gift comes from the he Word. Every organ on the body is a gift God designed.
          Hebrews 9:19-25 When people circumcise they think they are doing a sacrifice.
          Jesus was the sacrifice.
          Romans 12:1 We should render our bodies a living sacrifice before God and we should not be conformed to this world but transformed by the renewing of minds.
          1 Corinthians 7:19 Circumcision is nothing. The keeping of God's commandment is important. 1 Peter 4:1 For as much as Christ has suffered for us.
          1 Corinthians 3:16-17 God's law on our bodies.
          Colossians 2:3 Philosophies and traditions of men.
          1 Corinthians 7:8 Sexual passion.
          Luke 1:34 Compassion about virginity.
          Genesis 17 Circumcision was meant for men.
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        Dec 2 2012: It's ok. really. You're opinion is your opinion, it shouldn't matter how old I am. And I think female circumcision is a bigger issue, because they're are basing the belief that women to be circumcised from the Bible, where it says no such thing..
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          Dec 2 2012: I think male circumcision is based on the bible as well...is it not?

          Edit:
          I just looked up the history...it was practiced before biblical times, then adopted by the characters in the bible.

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