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It has to be seen to be believed. This book is incredible.
I'm surprised that this story doesn't get brought up more.
I never understood the obsession with foreskins. If you need some bloody trophy of your enemies, why not pinky fingers or something else? Of course, it doesn't really matter what you cut off, it's still stupid, but that it has to be foreskins just adds another dimension of weirdness.
The reason it is the foreskin is because it dulls the sexual experience for the man (according to Maimonides). And since Judaism, Christianity and Islam are about sexual repression and shame, it´s not surprising that there is this desire to mutilate the penis. But if we are made in God´s image, why cut off something that was perfect in the first place. Aren´t these hypocrites blasphemers?