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Tetrodotoxin (TTX) - a potent natural toxin

Tetrodotoxin is a potent neurotoxin which derives its name from the fish order Tetraodontiformes that include the *pufferfishes, who are packed with this neurotoxin. A bite from a blue-ringed octopus, eating poorly cooked fugu or crab dishes, and prolonged skin contact with poisonous invertebrates are the potential ways TTX enters the human body. Dr. William H. Light who worked with TTX at the California Academy of Sciences said, “It is 10 to 100 times as lethal as black widow spider venom (depending upon the species) when administered to mice, and more than 10,000 times deadlier than cyanide.”

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Things you are not allowed to make people feel bad for:

  • being a girl
  • being a boy
  • being gay, lesbian, trans, etc
  • being white
  • being a POC

I think I speak for everyone when I say this…

WE DID NOT ASK TO BE BORN THIS WAY. WE DID NOT ASK TO BE WHO WE ARE. THIS IS WHO WE ARE AND WE CAN’T CHANGE IT. TAKE YOUR TOXIC BEHAVIOR ELSEWHERE.

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