Sometimes it can seem as if people only care about world crises until the next one comes along to divert their attention. In our fast-paced, hyper aware world, people will move on to the next big issue and forget about their passion for the last one. As a solution to this empathy ADD, the Social Tattoo Project is going to use tattoos to make people’s support a little bit more permanent. The tattoos will represent world issues and will be chosen using a crowd-sourced decision process where people will vote by Tweeting their favorite with the hashtag #socialtattoo to the account @social_tattoo. Participants will not know which tattoos they are getting besides the fact that it will represent world issues.
[via Lost At E Minor]