Essay On Body Modification

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Numerous individuals nowadays are hooked on having body modifications. A lot of people do it for aesthetics, sexual enhancement, rites of passage, religious beliefs, to display group membership or affiliation to create body art, for shock value, and as self expression, among other reasons. But what is the real definition of body modification? According to Thompson and Black in 2010, Body modification (or body alteration) is the deliberate altering of the human anatomy or human physical appearance. With all of these being sad, I stand with my belief of being against having extreme body modifications as it is plain destructive to the image of a person as we are created in the image of our Lord. I am not in favor of having body modification…show more content…
Extreme body modifications may give positive results like self-expression yet he or she must be prepared to face the consequences of his or her actions like discrimination and such, and are you really willing to take those risks just to change your body which was given by our great God? As someone raised in a Catholic family and institution, I firmly disagree on having extreme body modifications and I myself would never have one in my entire life. To take care of my body and treat it as God’s gift would be one of the things I will always remember forever as for me it is a sign of my faith and respect to our great God above all of us. Before getting any body modification, you should ask yourself “Do I really understand and want what I’m going to do to my body?”, if yes, then live up to the consequences, if no, try to do some other things that will benefit more of your self-fulfillment than having changes towards your body. The choices we take will always be up to us and nobody else, others may try to influence us with our decisions yet at the end of the day, it will only be just us who will decide for ourselves, which is why I advise everyone to think about the pros and cons of every action you will make in order to lessen the bad choices we may regret in the

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