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things the way people have imagined them? However much

the world changes. However different we are. Or maybe we

just pretend to be different so we can keep up with the

world. While in our innermost longings we’re all still the

same, we just hide it from ourselves and the rest of the


Besides, tell me yourself, can anyone imagine nicer hair on

a girl than a braid? Naturally, for a braid like that you need

a mass of hair, and not the thin kind. You need hair that’s a

gift, as they used to say in my childhood. Here, on the lake,

in the season, when people come on a Saturday or Sunday

or on vacation, you sometimes see nice hair. But it’s best

not to look too closely. It’s all dyed, and often colors that

you never see in real hair. Real hair has a different color on

each person, have you ever noticed that? In addition to

which, their hair looks like it’s been all puffed up by

hairdressers, with all those conditioners and shampoos and

gels. Often their heads look like bunches of flowers. And

the whole bunch could fit in your hand if you plucked it

from their head.

In general, something wrong is going on with people’s hair.

Maybe it’s a sign that something bad is starting to happen

in the world? Despite what you might think, more often

than not the beginning is hard to spot. It’s rare for anything

to start with big things or big events. It’s usually from

something little, often something insignificant, like people’s

hair for example. But have you noticed that more and more