Tattoos Essay

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Karryann Davis
Ms. Pytel/Mr. Huber
English 4
8 June 2015

Why Do People Think Tattoos Are Creative?

Tattoos are part of art. Tattoos were once believed to be a risky trend and now becoming more of the normal.As us people tattoos are not unusal as they once were.There are many different reasons behind why people get tattoos, for concept of it being art. A lot of people have different opinion behind what, where, and how people should get their tattoos.The definition of a tattoo is a mark ( a person or a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin ( designboom ). Different religions like Christianity, Hinduism,
Buddhism, Islam and Judaism some of these religions approve of tattoos and some don’t
.Christianity and Judaism both believe people should not make any marks on our body.
Buddhism does not forbid tattoos.Thai monks will have tattoos that serve as amulets. Hinduism there's no prohibition on tattoos in hinduism ( designboom ). If someone with a tattooed convert to Islam, the tattoos may be accepted as part of the person's past but new tattoos would be considered not just disrespectful but haram, or forbidden in Islam. Tattoos can almost prevent any types of infections and also diseases. For example sometimes bumps called granulomas form around tattoos ink.Tattooing also can lead to keloids raised areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue. Another example bloodborne diseases is a equipment used to create your tattoos is contaminated with infected blood. A few generations ago, most tattoos were viewed as gang tattoos. That’s because tattooing was relatively

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uncommon among the mainstream public,and having a tattoo almost automatically meant that you had some sort of criminal association.Gang and prison tattoos have more in common with traditional modern decorative body art. Tattoos originally started as an accident someone who had a small wound and rubbed it with a hand that was dirty with soot and ashes from the fire. Once the wound had healed, they saw that a mark stayed permanently. Tattooing has existed since 12,000 years BC. In 1858 Olive
Oatman was the first white women tattooed in the united states ( mashable ). Throughout tattoo history attractions have used fanciful tales interesting. Olive Oatman had a rough life growing up, Her family was attacked by a group of Native Americans. Only her and her sister survive the attack. After a year the girls were traded to a group of Mohave,who were thought to have treated them better. The Mohave leader and his wife may have adopted the girls. The Mohave tattooed both Olive and her sister’s chin. Though Olive later claimed the tattoos marked them as slaves, experts believe tattoos were fairly standard in the Mohave tribe, a tradition that led to a good afterlife. Olive became an instant celebrity. In