Origin of Tattoo
The truth about tattoo
The world today is revolutionizing and as such people pay little attention to the origin of things they come across day after day. In recent years many people old and young are very excited to have tattoos on their skin. It is all about fun for them undermining the meanings that might be attached to tattoos. The information I am giving out here is meant for people to learn. It is not intended for people to stop having Tattoos neither do I have intention to advertise or prototype about people engaging in tattoo.
The excitement in tattoo is the artistry behind the work. It is very beautiful though but I would have loved it if such impressions are made on wood instead of my fellow human beings. If anyone knows what tradition is...I would say that I am a traditionalist...a conservative one that is not dynamic in the rule of law? I would like to reestablish Moses law but not the aspect of teeth for tat.
The use of tattoo dates back to the time of slavery, the pasturing age of medieval when peoples' properties are flocked together without any known means of recognition and separating one's belongings from another. Then the idea of naming and writing to identify "who is who” come into place. On the best side view, the Normand is known to rear Cattles. A man could have a herd of Cattles numbering 150 another man has 80 Cattles while the other might have about 95 Cattles. Meanwhile these big farmers have only a person to take care of these Cattles. In order to identify which cattle that belongs to each and every one of the cattle merchants every cattle must bear the name of his owner hence the origin of inscriptions on animals. In veterinary every animal is labeled when they come for clinic. But this is understandable with the use of label because they are in controlled situation. It is unlike when animals like Cattles and hams are left in the bushes to feed on grasses and leaves. They go wild and uncontrolled. If owner needs one of his Cattles the only way to identify for collection and killing for food is checking the names.
Tattoo on human skin started the same way as a means by which the slave masters of the dark ages used in identifying their slaves. Some of these people were idol worshippers, some worship natural elements such as the sun, moon, and other objects such as snake and so on. To identify ownership some people used fancy design, some use the image of the god they worship while in reality the person having the inscription on his or her skin has been dedicated to the idol which the man worships. Hence different designs such as snake, elephant, sun, moon, ship for the sailors and a host of other design feature.
The concept in modern times has drastically changed. Most people are possessed by love. They erratically tattoo their skin; write the name of their lover on their skin without realizing they could break up anytime soon. This is the most interesting part of the bitter aspect of Tattooing. In a situation like that, the most hurt person is always the girl. Unfortunately the tattoo is not just an easy thing to clean.
I think that it is very wise to think and rethink before a permanent impression is made that would affect our lives. Tattoo was not originally designed for fun. It was used for identity. Nowadays we have numerous identification methods...Do we still need Tattoos on our skins? Can the artist do us favor drawing these beautiful objects on woods and ornaments for us to carry along with us and enjoy the sights? They could be made out of precious ornaments. I would be glad if they could focus on producing Bracelets and pendants for people with the same concept as me.
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