Archive for the ‘Natural Philosophy’ category

Circumcision destroys 5 of the top 5 most sensitive areas of the male organ

March 25, 2007

A new study in the British Journal of Urology International shows that men with normal, intact penises enjoy more sexual sensitivity — as much as four times more — than those who have been circumcised. Circumcising slices off more of a male’s sensitivity than is normally present in all ten fingertips.

March 22, 2007 — In every site tested, intact men have as much or more fine-touch skin sensitivity on their penis and foreskin than a man who has been circumcised. Circumcision removes the most sensitive portions of the penis.

This new study demonstrates what we have suspected for decades, that circumcision’s result — if not its intent — is reduced sexual pleasure for men. As such, it is a violation of a male’s right to bodily integrity. In large part, female circumcision does the same; even the mildest forms remove the most sensitive portions of the female genitalia. Females in the USA and many other countries are protected by law from all forms of genital cutting. lost from circumcision
This graph indicates a 75% loss of sensitivity reflected in the area of the two penises shown. The lost sensitivity is comparable to the sensitivity that would be lost if all the skin was sliced off all ten fingertips. This graphic is available copyright free to media reporting on the “Fine-touch Pressure Thresholds in the Adult Penis” article by Sorrells et al. published in the BJUi provided credit is given and they are not altered or used in such a fashion as to misrepresent the data or conclusions in the article. Credit:
Study Confirms Male Circumcision is Genital Mutilation


Berlin zoo debuts ice bear

March 24, 2007

Cute Knut Superstar: Knut Woos the Crowds at First Public Appearance – International – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News

Berlin’s favorite polar baby has finally made his first appearance for the public. Cute Knut wooed an excited audience of children, zoo visitors and journalists at Berlin Zoo Friday. Unfazed by the attention, he explored the outdoor enclosure and displayed his affection for his carer.

At ten in the morning, anticipation was running high. “Knut come out! Knut come out!”, a group of children chanted impatiently.

Hundreds of Knut fans had made their way to Berlin Zoo on Friday
morning to witness the polar bear cub’s first public appearance.
Children, journalists and normal zoo visitors alike were gripped by
excitement as Berlin’s favourite bear finally emerged in the outdoor
bear enclosure.

. . .

Despite the hordes of visitors, photographers, and camera crews, Knut
the polar bear showed some real cool. Unfazed by all the attention, he
leisurely explored the outside enclosure, running across the grass
area, climbing up the rocks and dipping his paws into the water.

S.A. is still crap

March 22, 2007

Why South Africa Sucks: Vintage Car Collection, Soweto Style

Eleven vintage cars were confiscated in Soweto after huge rats breeding in them started attacking passersby, Johannesburg metro police said on Thursday.

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It’s so subtle!

March 21, 2007

The legacy of slavery

What do we mean by the legacy of slavery? Is it something measurable – or perhaps a feeling that echoes of a terrible past can still be heard today?

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Alcohol and tobacco are deadlier than ecstasy, report warns

March 5, 2007

The British government is to be urged to consider a controversial plan to reclassify drugs according to the harm they do. The new ranking system would see alcohol placed high on the scale because of its links to violence and car accidents. Tobacco, estimated to cause 40 per cent of all hospital illnesses, would also come before the class-A drug ecstasy.

However, there is no suggestion that alcohol and tobacco should be banned. The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce’s commission on illegal drugs, communities and public policy has been examining what it believes is a ‘serious misfit between the law relating to drugs and the way in which drugs are actually used by members of society’.

The Drugs league table

Drugs assessed in order of danger

1 Heroin

2 Cocaine

3 Barbiturates

4 Street methadone

5 Alcohol

6 Ketamine

7 Benzodiazepine

8 Amphetamines

9 Tobacco

10 Buprenorphine

11 Cannabis

12 Solvents

13 4-MTA

14 LSD

15 Methylphenidate

16 Anabolic steroids

17 GHB

18 Ecstasy

19 Alkyl nitrates

20 Khat

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New shots from Cassini

March 1, 2007

NASA – Blinding Saturn

Oy vey, that’s nothing! We created 300 million remote-controlled goyim and called it Amerikwa!

February 28, 2007

Scientists create remote-controlled pigeon-News-Tech & Web-Personal Tech-TimesOnline