This story saddens me, but I guess it shouldn’t surprise me. We already advocate killing in the name of compassion. Why would maiming be off limits? If we don’t hack them up we’ll tell them we’ve got just the thing to help them out, and psychiatrists and pharmaceutical companies will have a new revenue stream.
What they most likely need is a spiritual deliverance. My heart goes out to this man, and I pray he finds Jesus before he manages to get himself dismembered.
It’s hard to imagine anyone wanting to lose a limb. But for people living with Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), it’s a burning desire that haunts them every day of their lives.