Infant circumcision is the violent misadventure of prodigal children. It is pathological to perform elective surgery on someone who did not elect it. It is macabre to suspend fiduciary duty to our fellow man—to vacate extant protection under the law—to satisfy either the witchcraft of one who sacrifices other sentient beings to their God, or in a reductionist error of prophylactic medicine (truth does not lend itself well to reduction)—where one adds zeros and gets for their answer the number of zeros added—of torture and theft.
Who is the patient? What is the diagnosis?