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Holy Spirit Southern California
980 wordsTattooing has been around much longer than most people think. Most people envision natives, with tribal tattoos, or sleazy parlors on the wrong side of the tracks filled with bikers and sailors, but that's not even close to where it started. Scientists found a man, "the ice man", said to be the oldest man ever found intact that dated to the prehistoric era, and he had tattoos. And there were also the Egyptians who were masterful tattooists. Usually only the upper class, priests and priestesses h...
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Hereditary Claim Maori Tattoos
746 wordsWhen looking at Maori art, there is one thing that sticks out amongst everything else with me, and with most likely everyone that sees it for the first time, this is their tattooing skills. They are equipped with many other art skills such as their carvings, weaponry, and townhouses, but the tattoos represent the tribe as a whole and are visible on the people themselves. The art of tattoo was brought to New Zealand by the Polynesians when they migrated to New Zealand. Men of the tribe are more e...
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Roman Soldiers Roman Empire
1,772 wordsThe art of Tattoo has been around for many thousands of years. The styles and reasons for it have varied from individual to individual as they have from society to society. Some tattoos were done for simple adornment, others done for religious beliefs, and others still for reasons only their owners will understand. Tattooing has existed in one form or a another across the globe since before recorded history, and the popularity of this unique form of expression will most likely continue for centu...
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One Of The Men Martian Chronicles
1,609 wordsThis is a collection of short stories written by Ray Bradbury. The story opens when a man, on a walking tour of Wisconsin, meets another man whose body is covered in tattoos. The man with the tattoos, known as the Illustrated Man, is looking for a job. He camped the night with the other man. His tattoos, he told him, where given to him by a witch from the future. When the sun comes down, the tattoos come to life, and play out little dramas upon the man's flesh. Each of the stories contained in t...
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The Honorable Art Of Tattoo
819 wordsThe art of Tattoo has been around since 12, 000 years before Christ and has gone through many years of judgment by people of different races and cultures. This art form spanned many different cultures with many different meanings and is being transformed today. The outlook of tattoo turned from honorable and elegant to deviant and wrong and is now coming back as an honorable and memorable art form for the people to express their feelings about certain subjects or persons. Tattoo has been used to...
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18 Th Birthday Body Piercing Tattoo
814 wordsYour 18 th 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 be soaked in water for 7 ...
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Knocked Unconscious Barbed Wire
1,285 wordsJuly 1 st 2001 Sweat poured down my rugged unshaved face, bathed in my camouflage, and dripped on my MP 5 sub-machine gun. As I ran for my God-forsaken life I spit out my fresh chew and screamed at my division sniping in the nearby trench, GET THE HELL OUT! ITS GONNA BLOW! ! Once I gained their attention it was too late. BAWOOSH! I tried to glance at my four other companions but I only caught a glimpse their distraught visages a split second before debris covered my sight and I was luckily blown...
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Group Of People Senior Citizens
1,751 wordsStereotypes Introduction When one is given an assignment to write a rhetoric and stereotype essay on the four groups of people namely, the Politicians, the Tattooed persons, the Feminists and the Senior Citizens, it would give the opportunity to the writer to have the most rhetoric view points naturally of the Politicians because in general when compared to the other three groups these are the most double faced characters wherever they exist in the world. Especially in our modern times, politici...
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De La Croix Polynesian Tattooing Tattoo
709 wordsPolynesian tattooing existed before the arrival of Europeans in the South Pacific and was the most artistic tattooing in the ancient world. It had evolved over thousands of years throughout the islands of the Pacific and, in its most highly developed forms, was characterized by elaborate geometrical designs which were often added to, renewed, and embellished throughout the life of the individual until they covered the entire body. In beauty and complexity ancient Polynesian tattooing rivals the ...
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Opened The Door Strip Club
1,877 wordsStrip Club Strip clubs are part of age restricted entertainment industry. In this profile essay I would like to talk about one of the regular strip clubs and what impression it makes on a regular visitor of it. So I decided to visit one of those facilities in order to get a deeper insight of what is going on there. Its just past midnight in a chilly night at Choo Choo's Lounge, ten miles north of my house and two miles south from my brothers house, in Maryland. The heater of my car coughs and sp...
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Human Body Hepatitis C
668 wordsTattoos are becoming a popular phenomenon that is seen everywhere. Today s youth are getting permanent tattoos to be cool and trendy, but are not considering the long-term effects. Teenagers should be aware of all that body modification may include, it is not just a pretty picture. Adolescences must consider the dangers and conscientious result of attaining diseases, being underage, and having a permanent mark on their body. The unsanitary conditions of getting a tattoo tend to go unnoticed by t...
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Abuse Or Neglect Commit A Crime
2,421 wordsA person would be considered to be acting defiantly in society if they are violating what the significant social norm in that particular culture is. What causes humans to act certain ways is a disputed topic among researchers for some time now. There are three types of researchers that have tried to answer this question. There is the psychological answer, biological answer, and the sociological answer. With all of the studies that have been performed, no one group has come up with an exact reaso...
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Place In Society Rite Of Passage
538 wordsThere are various aspects through which people, especially youth, identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of communication out at all times, whether it is subconscious or not. Images and styles are adopted which communicate meanings about the individual to his / her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance are some of the ways that portray ones own unique symbols, values, and meanings. One other such signifier of identity is through body modification, pa...
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Bad Luck Ten Years
1,756 wordsb A TATTOO MAY BE CONSIDERED A WINDOW TO THE WEARERS SOUL... Is it? The main people who would agree would be Tattoo artist themselves. The art of tattooing is a very intricate, unique, skilled talent. It is also a historical thing, dating back many years mainly for tribal, religious reasons and beliefs. In this report I will attempt to explain how and why people choose tat-too's, how they got started, and the do and don ts of tattooing. You can tell a lot by a persons tattoo. How? Well after spe...
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Loss Of Innocence Banana Fish
1,050 wordsSmiling children clap their hands at all of the happiness in this great big world. Without a care, their imaginations run wild. They lose themselves in colorful stories and delight in lifes little things. As time goes by, however, stories end, little things become littler as people grow bigger, and innocence slowly breaks apart and disappears. The smiling child without her innocence is no longer whole, and her world will never be the same. We have known the sound of her two small, carefree hands...
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Form Of Art Tattoos
599 wordsMy Interest in Ink I cant recall why, but ever since I was fourteen Ive been interested in tattoos. My curiosity began when I started adding tattoos to the cartoon characters I had drawn in my art book. Then I began drawing them on my skin in class and making new designs in my art books. I was fascinated by the fact that it was possible to draw permanent designs on the body, designs that would change the way you saw your body forever. I began researching tattoo history on the Internet for more i...
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Pop Culture Attract Attention
724 wordsFor Pop Culture Pop Culture For thousands of years, men and women around the world have gone to redundant lengths to change their natural appearance of their bodies in an attempt to make themselves feel more attractive, to get attention, to conform to new customs of their particular cultural group, to attract a mate or sex partner, to show of their wealth or social status, or to just make an outgoing statement about themselves. Is body art really a pop culture? Our dissatisfaction with the human...
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Prison Gangs Puerto Rican
3,022 wordsThe Prison Gangs Prison Gangs The fight for survival within the United State? s prison system has created a subculture the breeds racism, hate, and violence. About two and a half years ago, a young man named William King was sentenced to death by lethal injection for his participation in the murder of James Byrd Jr. James, a middle aged black man from Jasper County, Texas, was bound at the ankles and dragged behind a truck for three miles. His body was ripped to shreds as a gruesome display of t...
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