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Body Piercing as Self-expression

Summary: Points out that body modification is a method of self-expression, not rebellion, as thought by many. Examines the origins of the practice. Keywords: piercing, tattoos, art
In our modern world consisting of cell phones, fast cars, busy schedules, and over one hundred television channels, body piercing, tattoos and other variants of body modification are rapidly becoming increasingly popular. Teenagers and adults alike, generally young adults, are heading to body piercing and tattoo shops everywhere. Most people who do not have piercings or tattoos and who do not understand the motives behind the actions would agree that people are altering themselves motivated solely by rebellion. However, more often than not, this isn't true. The most common motivation for actions such as body piercing and tattooing isn't in the intent to rebel, but rather as a way of self-expression. In a sense, the motivation of having something that signifies their own personal identity, and shows part of who they are and what they are about.

Although the believed, model way to rebel does also consist of...

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