Re: Male Virginity and Circumcision

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2 Nov 1995 02:46:55 GMT (Michael Nakis ) wrote:
>Ooops. The problem here is, you are defining "Virgin" in a cultural
>context, while I am not. From my purely biological point of view, virgin
>or not virgin means hymen or no hymen, regardless of whether the person
>has engaged in sex or whether she was riding a bicycle on a rocky road or
>whether he was masturbating too hard.

i am interpreting this to mean that a newborn baby girl who, through some
stroke of fate, was born without a therefore not a virgin?
This is a fascinating definition of virginity, and one that i have not
heard before. Please correct me if i have made any misinterpretations. I
personally am of the opinion that you cannot define virginity in a
strictly biological sense, because everyone, excluding perhaps yourself,
is exposed to a cultural definition of virginity from day one...making the
very term "virginity" simply a cultural notion, rather than a biological

>Thank you for your helpful advice about female anatomy, mr, ehm, "..".

that's *miss* ".." to you :).