I am genitally mutilated and hate it - it's sexually diminishing. Circumcision affects women too: [click here to follow link]. Because of a parent taking the choice over my body, I like 200,000 other men are restoring their foreskins to regain sexual sesnitivity and undo some of the damage of circumcision: http://www.tlctugger.com/, http://www.norm.org/, and am hoping for foreskin regeneration to get everything I lost back: http://www.foregen.org/ .
The keratinization or drying out and building of a layer of keratin of the glans and penile mucosa to protect the penis from air and clothing due to the loss of the prepuce's protection further reduces sensitivity. Here is a picture of a penis with a keratinized glans v a shiny intact penis.
Hand test: Run your fingertip down the back of your hand. Now run it down the palm of your hand. Clear difference. Notice how even after you stopped touching the palm of your hand you could still feel the line you drew with your fingertip. Your palm has Meissner’s corpsucles (touch-sensitive nerves) that the back of your hand does not. The male foreskin has 20-70,000 of these. “Just a flap of skin”? Obviously not. Everything lost to circumcision: www.wholebabyrevolution.com/The-Lost-List.html
"Only being able to see in black and white, for example, rather than seeing in full color would be like experiencing an orgasm with a foreskin and without. There are feelings you’ll just never have without a foreskin."
"The greatest disadvantage of circumcision is the awful loss of sensitivity when the foreskin is removed. . . . On a scale of 10, the intact penis experiences pleasure that is at least 11 or 12; the circumcised penis is lucky to get to 3."
"Within minutes, three feet of veins, arteries and capillaries, 240 feet of nerves and more than 20,000 nerve endings are destroyed; so are all the muscles, glands, epithelial tissue and sexual sensitivity associated with the foreskin. Finally, what nature intended as an internal organ is irrevocably externalized..."
"I tell people on a scale of 1 to 10 that intact my sex life was a 10. Circumcised it was a 3, and restored it is a 7. Ill never have a 10 again (only God can design the perfect penis!), but a 7 is a heck of a lot better than a 3! (P.S. I have 2 intact young adult sons who are both grateful they were kept that way.)".
much as without eyes, one cannot see.
Fran P. Hosken"
And aesthetically(visually) it is mutilation a cut v intact penis visual to show the damage: (*NSFW Graphic Nudity*)
Look at this penis to see how foreskin restoration undoes some of the damage: (*NSFW Graphic Nudity*)