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"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

Saturday, October 27, 2012

KLM stars in new documentary about AIDS

RNW, Tom Onsman, 18 October 2012

(Photo: VARA)
Dutch doctors diagnosed the first case of HIV in 1982. The 30th anniversary of the arrival of AIDS in the Netherlands is no reason for celebration, but Dutch public broadcaster VARA is marking the event by broadcasting a documentary this evening, entitled: “Grounded by AIDS”.

The main character in the documentary is the Dutch national airline KLM, a company that was hit hard by the new disease in the 1980s. Documentary-maker Hetty Nietsch came up with the idea several years ago after speaking to Dr.  Joep Lange, a renowned Dutch professor of infectious diseases. The first group of AIDS patients he and his fellow physicians saw at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam were all gay men. Many of them worked for airlines, particularly KLM. The flight attendants travelled all over the world. They had sexual encounters in numerous cities and brought the virus back to the Netherlands.

"Mysterious gay cancer”

Nietsche managed to discover the names of 35 of the victims. It’s unclear how many KLM employees died of AIDS. The company doesn’t register the cause of death, and many stewards who became ill didn’t want others to know their status. “If you had cancer”, says former purser Dennis van Puimbrouck, “then you were a victim. If you had AIDS, you were a pervert.” 30 of the colleagues he trained with died of what was then considered a mysterious gay cancer. “The impact was enormous”, says van Puimbrouck. “It was a huge blow to gay emancipation at a time when homosexuals were only beginning to come out of the closet.

In the documentary, Nietsch presents a colourful picture of the atmosphere 30 years ago. It was a time when KLM was booming: its jumbo jets were flying to the furthest corners of the globe, including Sydney, New York, Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco, all popular destinations for the company’s gay stewards. At the time, Amsterdam’s gay scene paled in comparison.

The world’s first AIDS patient was also a steward. He didn’t work for KLM but for Air Canada. Patient Zero, as he became known, had already infected 40 other men. Because stewards travel frequently, the virus spread extremely quickly.

AIDS also affected other businesses and airlines, but Nietsch consciously decided to feature the iconic Dutch airline. The documentary reveals how the disease appeared and spread, based on interviews with colleagues, family members and AMC physicians.

Big family

Nietsch made the documentary without the assistance of KLM, which 30 years after the outbreak of the disease still refuses to discuss the issue. “All the former KLM employees I approached were willing to speak,” says Nietsch. “The people who are still employed by KLM were barred from taking part. At the time, KLM didn’t know how to deal with the disease. It was a huge taboo, and it was commercially uninteresting to discuss these issues with the outside world. The airline could talk about it on an individual basis but not as a company to the general public.”

Nevertheless, KLM did not abandon staff who contracted HIV. Its medical service was in close touch with AMC specialists, employees who fell ill received regular visits from their bosses, and the company chartered buses so colleagues could attend cremations. When stewards who had the disease felt better, they were put back on the roster. According to Nietzsch, “the image that emerges is that KLM was one big family. The airline should be proud of that. Some KLM employees were even buried in blue KLM coffins.”

KLM is not planning to organise a memorial service to mark the 30th anniversary.

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