WAY higher than the norm or that it's just plain fucking stupid to mutilate a body that way. It's their body, if they want to let surgeons play Dr. Frankenstein, fine with me, I just don't like having to pay for this madness, which is what's going on in the US military and in some federal prisons.
This movie got the Bible Thumpers madder than hell, they pestered the movie studio so much, they finally withdrew funding and no other studio wanted to touch what was being called a blasphemous movie.
"My Sweet Lord" writer and singer--the one who belonged to that group, forget their name;)--George Harrison finally mortgaged his mansion to fund the movie, not knowing if it was going to be a hit or he was going to be in debt up to his tremolo tail-piece.
Eric Idle plays 'Stan,' who states during a meeting of the "People's Front of Judea" that he wanted part of their manifesto to give rights to men to become women, and off we go into Monty Python land.
"Symbolic of his struggle against reality"