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  • Body Art In Different Cultures

    Warren Surrett NU ID:36533636 April 24th 2015 Body Art in Different Cultures Introduction Body art (body modification) is used differently all around the world to represent aspects of cultures. Arts being practiced, range from a variety of modifications to the body. Some of the most common type of body art are piercing, tattoos, and scarification. These methods are often used as a rites of passage, aesthetic reasons, religious reasons, and to show self-expression. The three different cultures…

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  • Endoscopy Fill Research Paper

    turn our bodies inside out and they would tell different stories”. Have you ever wondered what was going on inside your body? What’s causing your tummy to ache? Why it takes the doctor so long to figure out what's actually wrong with you? Although X-Rays may show us dense materials like bones, it can’t tell you things like what's in your veins. Turning ourselves inside is not an option at the moment, but, the Endoscopy Pill is. It allows you to know what’s exactly going on inside our bodies and…

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  • Tattoo Legalization

    I’ve always loved seeing what makes an individual unique; after all, if we were surrounded by people that all looked the same, acted the same, and were nothing but alike we’d live in a very bland world. I was thirteen years old when I first noticed a visible tattoo on someone that was in my age range, and I remember analyzing the tattoo and thinking how beautiful each detail was. It wasn’t until a couple of days of getting to know this person that I noticed how no one would sit with him, or talk…

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  • Non Verbal Communication

    two of them and walls can be difficult to break down. Keeping an open posture when communicating with others is vital in order to retain a respectable working relationship. As per Mokhtari (2013) 55% of communication is based on body language. So what this is saying is body language says more than the words we…

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  • Reading The Slender Body Essay

    associated with putting excessive strain on their bodies. Throughout Susan Bordo’s “Reading the Slender Body”, and Greg Garber’s “ESPN Sports Injury Series”, we will explore the numerous ways in which our vision of the good life can become tainted or damaged due to the effects associated with repetitive harmful behavior. This includes, pushing our bodies to their limit, in order to obtain a desired result. In addition to the dangers of depriving our bodies of the rest they deserve. Today,…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Experience In My Life

    move. I could not recognise undefined object. It could not be a fish because of its big size. It was like a fat suitcase. I started to walk closer to the object into the water. Then I terrified and had frozen for a while. It was like a naked human body float face down, but could it be? No! No, no! I should be a misunderstanding! It might be a…

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  • Aunt Bea's Aesthetic Differences

    Additionally, critiquing the sociocultural norms that is imbedded in to society. Livneh further explains the sociocultural significance that pushes individuals like Aunt Bea’s who desire to remove Terry’s Birthmark. As Livneh quotes the concepts of the “"body…

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  • Cadavers Symbolism

    Science: Symbolism in Roach’s Stiff Do you ever wonder what happens after you die? Although no living person has a guarantee of what becomes of your mind and soul, they do know what your body may endure. Mary Roach, author of Stiff, explored the usage of the dead in everything from bullet wounds to anatomy dissection to body decomposition. She also examined the history of corpse studies that lead to safer cars, different methods for disposing of remains, and an increase in forensic science…

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  • The Morality Of Tattoos

    something of value – a dead or living person and religious views, or to express individuality. A lot of people tend to believe that this type of body modification will distinguish them from the crowd. However, using your face and neck to do that is not only judged by society but it…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Breast Implants

    of Americans had more than one tattoo (Body Modification & Body Image." Bradley University). But when it comes to Body modifications many Americans think of just tattoos, piercings, etc. but the complete definition of a body modification is anything that changes the natural appearance of the body, so tanning, dieting, plastic surgery, even brushing of the teeth all count as body mods (Body Modification & Body Image." Bradley University). So what deems a body mod as acceptable? Simple. It’s…

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