Originally Posted by sarahver
Well I can see from this video alone that it is extreme body modification, no need to wait for a documentary on the National Geographic channel to back up that statement.
My most important question remains unanswered - why do it?
Well, that's part of the reason I suggested watching the Taboo
series; the people interviewed who do these things give their reasons behind why they're doing them.
They're as varied as each individual, so no two answers will exactly match, although there are similarities.