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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. …

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

More money for remote areas next year, says minister

Ary Hermawan, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta

The Transportation Ministry will focus its capital spending on remote and disaster-hit areas in 2008, with Rp 3 trillion (US$333 million) having been set aside to build and expand airports and seaports in Papua, Maluku and North Sumatra.

According to the ministry's 2008 business plan, these development projects are based on the assumption that the ministry will get Rp 15 trillion next year, a 49 percent increase over its budget for this year.

"We will distribute the funds proportionately to those provinces ... infrastructure development in Papua and West Irian Jaya has been identified as a priority," Transportation Minister Hatta Radjasa said last week.

The ministry will allocate Rp 1 trillion for expanding existing ports and airports, and building new ones in the two eastern provinces. "This is one of the biggest items," Hatta said. It includes the expansion of seven strategic ports in Papua at a cost of Rp 86 billion.

The construction of more seaports and the provision of more ferries archipelagic provinces, such as Maluku, North Maluku, East Nusa Tenggara and North Sulawesi, would also be prioritized so as to shorten travel times in these regions.

"Especially in Maluku, it can involve a month's wait for a ship from one island to another at the moment," Hatta said. The ministry plans to allocate Rp 239 billion on the development of the sea-transportation sector in the province.

Another large chunk of the money will be spent on the construction of the new Kualanamu Airport in North Sumatra (Rp 930 billion) and Lombok Baru Airport (Rp 515 billion) in West Nusa Tenggara, and on expanding Hasanuddin Airport, which will cost about Rp 491 billion.

The ministry will continue funding the construction of the Kualanamu Airport and Hasanuddin Airport through 2009, Hatta added.

The ministry's plan also states that it will provide Rp 200 billion for the expansion or construction of 27 small airports in remote and disaster-hit areas, including Banda Aceh, Nias, Meulaboh, Nunukan, Atambua, Alor, Tanah Merah and Nabire.

Hatta said capital expenditure in the transportation sector would be aimed at supporting economic growth.

"Transportation is the backbone of the economy as it has an important role to play in reducing the costs of distribution in every industry," he said.

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