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  • Body Piercing 101

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    Body Piercing 101 There are various aspects through which people identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of message out at all times. These messages are means of communications about the individual to his or her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance are some of the ways that describes one’s own unique symbols, values, and meanings. One other signifier of identity is body piercing. Body piercing is a form of body modification, in which you puncture a hole

  • Body Piercings

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    Body piercings have been around since before Biblical times and even earlier. Body piercings have a very interesting and vast history. The piercing methods have been used for a very long time. There are many different types of bodily piercings that a person can get. The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader about the history of body piercings, popular types of body piercings, modern day piercing, and facts about body piercings. Body piercings originated in the Middle East around 4000 years

  • Body Piercing

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    question you would ask yourself if you were considering getting your body pierced. Body piercing has been around for thousands of years. People used to have body piercings for idol worship. For instance, in the Bible, Abraham’s grandson, Jacob, told all the people to cast off all of their body piercing jewelry because it was displeasing to God. He said that people were making a temple of their body and worshipping themselves and their bodies were for God and not themselves. Now in the twenty-first century

  • Should Body Piercing be Banned?

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    Piercing is a practice of body modification that allows an individual to cut or puncture a body part in order to wear a ring, stud or any other kind of jewelry. This may be done for many reasons, which vary from person to person. Some do it for fun, some like the way it looks, others, mostly masochists, just like the pain. It serves as a source of self-satisfaction for them. A survey showed that between the ages of 18 to 50, 24% of the individuals have got piercings. The Northwestern University conducted

  • Body Piercing History

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    Body piercings seem to be spreading and changing dramatically. They have existed since thousands of years and many more. Almost every person has a body piercing. The practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body seems to fascinate many people. No one really knows when body piercings came into thought. Since ancient time’s piercings has been practiced all over the world. Mummified bodies with pierced ears have been discovered. The oldest mummy discovered with a piercing was 5,300 years

  • The Importance Of Body Art And Piercings

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    Body art and piercings are controversial to this day because its making people have trouble in their career, life ,and cause diseases which to me seems very terrible. In 1991 a man called East Buc from over “4,000 B,C”, told us that tattoos were really here from the beginning of the world. At ancient times to be tattooed would be painful and might even end up been death for them.. It was used to mark on slaves to show others that they were slaves in “WWII”. Then came from tribes called Aztecs and

  • The Harmful Effects Of Body Piercing

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    of teenagers and young adults have a body piercing. These can range anywhere from your belly button to your tongue. There are many effects it can have on you socially, or physically. This essay will describe the social aspects of body piercing, this includes first impressions, types of friends, and job prospects. First impressions are important to many people. To some individuals body piercing may seem frightening or intimidating. The person with the piercing may be treated differently in a store

  • Body Modifications: Tattoos and Body Piercings

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    How far is too far when it comes to body modifications, such as tattooing and body piercing. Until those who tattoo and pierce to excess, realize the stigma they are placing on the art, the United States government should regulate where and to what degree tattoo artists can legally tattoo or pierce. To answer the question of why people tattoo, one would have to look back to how the early civilization made a living and their opinions on the world around them. Prehistoric people may have been the

  • Tattoos vs. Body Piercings

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    Tattoos vs. Body Piercings Your 18th birthday is one of the most important birthdays. You are finally of legal age to get a tattoo or a body piercing. The difficult question you now face is which one do you choose? You would love either, so the decision is mainly based on the expense, aftercare, permanence, and the pain of each. Both are great ways of self-expression but body piercing is an overall better idea. The aftercare of a tattoo is complex for the first couple of weeks. The tattoo cannot

  • Tattoos, Body Piercings, and Other Body Modifications

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    than perfection, but each has an unique idea of what that means. Every person on the planet engages in some form of body modification to achieve the look that they can identify with and feel is their own. From cosmetics to cosmetic surgery, a pierced ear to a facial implant, hair styling to tattoos, and everything in between, altering our bodies is part of our way of life. Body painting was likely the first way in which the human animal adorned itself and attempted to express its individual status