Summary: Female Genital Mutilation

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In thirty countries, concentrated mainly in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, “More than 200 million girls and women alive today have been cut...” in a practice widely known as female genital mutilation or FGM. (Female Genital Mutilation) FGM can be classified into three major types. The first includes the partial of full removal of the clitoris and, in very rare cases, they will just cut off the clitoral hood. The second entails removal of part or the entire clitoris, and the labia minora. This also sometimes includes removal of the labia majora. The third major type of this horrid practice is the most cruel. Someone will cut the labia minora or majora on both sides and will then go on to stitch them together, creating a cover over …show more content…

The peaks of which correspond to the heights of well-being and the valleys correspond to the lowest depths of misery. There could be many equally high peaks, but achieving one could be completely incompatible with another. The existence of these multiple answers to the question of human happiness does not mean that there is not a clear distinction between right and wrong answers. By analogy, let’s consider food. I would never say that there is only one right food to eat. But the fact that there are many answers to the question, “What is food?” does not even remotely call into question the science of nutrition. Some people are allergic to peanuts and will die if they eat them, but this is something we can understand in the context of chemistry and biology. This does not make the distinction between food and poison any less clear. Exceptions don't completely change a rule. There are still correct ways to move towards the closest peak in this “moral landscape”. There might even be peaks to be discovered through effort that none of us know how to make. Some of us might not even be able to genetically experience

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