OK I have had unusually fast hair growth, including places I have never had it. Since starting biotin. Nail growth too. My friend who is my age who broke her neck at 23 and had car accidents since, says she has had terrible hair and nails for years. So I sent her a bottle of biotin. We'll see in a few weeks.
Hair colour is still good, very little grey.
Sorry about the irrelevance to MS, but I thought I might share with you some writing: overly emphasizes Trudeau, but hey I live in Ottawa:
Truth and Reconciliation, Stranger NonFiction
When I was young, like many white suburban kids, I watched The Lone Ranger and other
cowboy TV shows and movies. I lived in Windsor, Ontario, and so we watched everything Americans
watched on Detroit over-the-air television. I was under 10 and it was the first half of the nineteensixties.
Later in the decade my life became far more complicated. My dad liked Detroit folk-music radio
at night, and CBC radio during the days. One of the artists I was exposed to then was Buffy Saint Marie.
Later in her career she made hit records, but her early acoustic work was partly about the plight of the
people we knew only as “Indians”.
She sang My Country ‘Tis of Thy People You’re Dying
, of the genocide basic to this country’s birth
. I was
confused by that, and by her words: the history books censored
. I was being taught history. What were
they leaving out? She wrote of what sounded to me like germ-warfare. Blankets for land
disease dying soldiers
. I never did hear that history in school, either in high school or university courses,
though the murder-by-disease was widely practised.
You can find it on the Internet now. British General Amherst, for whom the town of
Amherstburg was named, left clear records of his exploits decimating aboriginal populations, right near
my home town, with “inoculations” of smallpox blankets. He was a man somewhat ahead of his time.
Wikipedia says “Excerpts: Amherst wrote on July 16, 1763, "P.S. You will Do well to try to
Inocculate the Indians by means of Blankets, as well as to try Every other method that can serve to
Extirpate this Execrable Race. I should be very glad your Scheme for Hunting them Down by Dogs could
America and Germany only later turned to things like anthrax, but the British used smallpox on
aboriginals in Australia and elsewhere. It is clear that Inoculation was intended to kill.
A close call
Wikipedia is full of interesting stories about germ warfare: “During the final months of World
War II, Japan planned to utilize plague as a biological weapon against U.S. civilians in San Diego,
California, during Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night. They hoped that it would kill tens of thousands of
U.S. civilians and thereby dissuading America from attacking Japan. The plan was set to launch on
September 22, 1945, at night, but it never came into fruition due to Japan's surrender on August 15,
Slaves and Aboriginals
Kidnapped Africans were enslaved, and people native to North America were murdered in huge
numbers. The slaves eventually became “free” citizens. In Canada, racism thrived, and is still a large
problem. Some years later, aboriginal peoples were kidnapped, and re-educated, in an effort to subdue
them by “assimilation”. Assimilation did not include jobs, homes, or access to water or other resources.
Recently Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has added to the endless litany of political “apologies”
which have become trendy speech-making and photo-taking opportunities, delivered decades after the
crimes are done, and the perpetrators are dead,. Meanwhile, his government seeks what South Africans
have also asked for, in the wake of their “apartheid”. It is popularly termed “Truth and Reconciliation”.
Unfortunately South Africa, the US and Canada are not much closer to being free of racism than before,
because people who have practised it all their lives are still living. They are passing their poisonous
legacy to new generations. The human race will likely come to an end before racism does.
The purpose of biological warfare, “assimilation”, and other programs of governing, used by
(usually) white-skinned peoples, on the (usually) non-white governed, who have never been allowed full
citizenship in these “free” countries, has never changed: white races have sought land occupied by other
Close to where I live, in suburban Ottawa, Ontario, the capital of Canada, there has been large scale dynamiting, daily, in the last seven months (since August 2019) of woods and Canadian Shield land and watershed. These aboriginal territories were never ceded through treaty, war or surrender by the original inhabitants.
This land is the subject of a claim by the Algonquin people. See
The dynamiters don’t have to be in such a hurry, but they are. I do not wonder why.
Dynamiting permanently alters (mostly flattens) the landscape. It is a new flood plain.
It makes better PR, for Justin Trudeau to be making “apology” speeches in the far north, not in
Ottawa, these days.
Justin Trudeau says the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin will affect Quebec's jobs. The company is guilty of a crime and will be punished. Since it will not get any subsidies or contracts for a while, profitability will be affected. Moving from Quebec won't solve anything, nor will pretending nothing happened. Its actions were not just risky but criminal.
If laws cannot be used to punish those guilty of crimes, the laws are a joke. Companies' crimes are crimes against their customers and shareholders., too. Economic punishments hurt the economy. Shareholders were not guilty of any crime. Like many crimes, it has victims.
Justin Trudeau is just as much a victim as the others, whomever they vote for. Many suffer: workers, their families, investors; in Quebec, all over Canada, wherever in the world they happen to live.
That’s why I am tired of politicians and media pundits trying to make crimes into political hand-grenades, when they don't know where to throw them.