Sperm Wars, episode 1: The Phantom Foreskin

The great circumcision debate is at the heart of the Foreskin Radio podcast. We believe it is important to discuss this issue openly and without shame. Whether you are cut or uncut, the foreskin is crucial and controversial part of manhood. Why is the foreskin such a contentious topic? Is it merely for health or religious reasons; or is there something more anthropological about circumcision?

A recent article discusses man circumcision as a weapon in the sperm wars:

http://www.newscientist.com/channel/sex/dn14069-male-circumcision-is-a-weapon-in-the-sperm-wars

Why do some societies perform risky genital mutilations on their men? The answer may lie in the sexual threat posed by young men to their elders.  

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