Under what conditions can a 10 year-old have a tattoo? The inaugural episode of the first season of The Simpsons presents us with this situation when Bart asks his parents for a tattoo for Christmas. The story allows us to distinguish the field of morals—with value systems that change from one period to another—from the field of ethics, which proposes serious thought that transcends spatio-temporal considerations. Has the role of a parent faced with their children’s requests, changed over time?
Keywords: Tatoo - school - law