I believe it depends on a few things; informed consent, the law, societal mores and the particulars of the case. I brought it up only because what he said affected my view on the issue. I think a better question is whether it is harmful in all circumstances. Actually, I did, although apparently not to your satisfaction. I have answered your question. If you don't like my answer, I'm ok with that. Firstly, I am not 'proud' per se. I simply don't always agree with the majority. I prefer using logic to a 'follow the crowd' mentality, that's all. Secondly, I am not 'worming' my way out of anything. If you don't understand my answer, then specify what about it you don't understand.