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Daemon
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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Human Branding

Historically, human branding—the practice of burning marks or patterns into the skin of a living person—was used to mark slaves and criminals. The ancient Romans branded runaway slaves with the letters FUG, for fugitivus. Until the 1800s, hot irons were used to brand British criminals with letters specific to their crimes. Today, human branding is generally voluntary and is used as body decoration or as an act of initiation to gangs. What religious sect practices human branding? More...
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020 10:02:21 AM

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Absolutely vile.
sh0223
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020 12:51:48 PM
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They forgot to mention the television depiction in the 1970s show, "Kung Fu," of the actor, David Carradine, branding himself on a molten pot with a tiger and dragon on each arm, after completion of his Shao-Lin Priest training. Not sure if this ever happened in real life with this sect, though.
Ajike Omooba
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020 6:38:14 PM

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Human branding or stigmatizing is the process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes it permanent.
johnfl
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hot rocks are a sure way to burn your choice of images on your butte and fingers!
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