In the United States when a boy is born, the parents are faced with the decision of whether to have him circumcised. Proponents of circumcision have any number of reasons for supporting it: religion, culture, health, or hygiene. Opponents of circumcision say that is is unnecessary risk and pain to the child. What are your beliefs? On what do you base your beliefs? Talk to someone who disagrees with you and see if your beliefs change or soften.