These words were written some years ago by an anonymous writer,
Tattoos are symptomatic of an immature personality, low self-esteem, poor judgment, a propensity toward sin, moral depravity, a rebellious disposition, and a lack of intelligence. It is not just a coincidence that tattoo parlors are typically found in the parts of town frequented by those persons who are the most severely entangled in multiple, life-controlling sins. And it is not just a coincidence that that those persons who are intelligent enough and mentally, psychologically, socially, and spiritually well enough to work in a well-paid profession buy their art from reputable art dealers located in the finest parts of the finest cities in world.
As society becomes increasingly decadent, depraved, immoral, degenerate, vitiated, debauched, corrupt, dissolute, dissipated, rakish, promiscuous, libertine, rebellious, and self-indulgent we will see more and more people getting tattoos and body piercings.
“Birds of a feather flock together.” Meaning: “People are attracted to others who are like themselves.” The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. Edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr., Joseph F. Kett, and James Trefil. Copyright © 2002 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
It appears to me that the prediction found in the second paragraph was accurate.
Tattoos have always been very offensive to me and to many others, and when people get tattoos and show them off in full knowledge of the fact that they are offending others, it tells me that there is more than a little truth in the words found in the first sentence.