Do you not have a similar visceral reaction to a man with tattoos or piercings that others might have to a man with a prosthetic leg? Choice or not, it's still an aesthetic difference that, though you may not agree with (because of clearly-stated religious disagreement), is still a difference that exists outside of your particular opinion. In your words, "it's amazing how folks react when they see someone with such" ... injuries, tattoos, skin color? Some people are still so "traumatized" at the sight of tattooed people. I can see it when I'm in crowds, businesses, or on forums, and it's amazing how folks react when they see someone with such aesthetic differences.
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