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Old 07-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Keeve Keeve is offline
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Is "ritually mutilated" a term that would be used by a practicing Jew, though? While it might be accurate in denotation, the word "mutilation" has strong negative connotations, that I doubt a person would use for their own religion's practices.
But if the child rejected the religion or the practices of the parent, then I can easily see the child using those words.