When it comes to infant male circumcision there’s been an astonishing change in Australia over the past 30 years.
While nearly half of the adult male population has been circumcised, today as few as 10 to 20 per cent of newborn baby boys get it done. We’ve given the snip, the snip, and the scalpel of old is collecting dust.
In fact, the federal government is even reviewing whether the procedure should still qualify for Medicare benefits. Leading medical authorities don’t believe there’s a substantial medical justification for it.
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So banking is like bananas. And facing a storm like the tragic one in Queensland a few years back that hit banana growers hard. Or so says the following Westpac video.
Some people think it was silly. Condescending, even. Maybe they think a disaster caused by banks isn’t the same as one caused by nature.
Me, I don’t think it’s silly. Like Forrest Gump said, life is like a box of chocolates. Except now it’s like a banana smoothie.
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