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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. …

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Damaged roads worsening traffic

The Jakarta Post

Forget speeding. Even for motorists traversing the city outside peak times, potholes have slowed the journey just the same.

Despite several deaths and injuries and numerous accidents that have resulted from the damaged roads, the city is still waiting for much-needed repairs to begin.

WATER FEATURE: Motorcyclists avoid a large puddle Friday on Jl. Sudirman. Potholes and puddles pose added risks to road users. JP/Arief Suhardiman

Potholes continue to appear around the city, on 30 roads submerged after heavy rains, including major thoroughfares Jl. Sudirman and Jl. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta Police Traffic Management Center says.

Traffic accidents predominantly involving motorcyclists have also increased.

At least three motorcyclists have died, two others suffered major injuries and three have had minor injuries from accidents caused by damaged roads since January, East Jakarta Police traffic unit head Comr. Indra Jafar said as reported in Kompas daily on Friday.

Jakarta Police traffic division accident unit head Comr. Irvan Prawira said there were 33 accidents caused by potholes, 21 of which involved vehicles, between Feb. 14 and 21.

"The real figure may be twice as large. Those who didn't report to police usually have suffered only minor injuries," he said.

City Public Works Agency head Wisnu Subagya Yusuf said, however, the damaged roads accounted for less than 1 percent of the total 7,650 kilometers of Jakarta roads.

Wisnu said he had proposed Rp 52 billion in the 2008 city draft budget to repair the damaged roads but would only start work "when the money becomes available and the rainy season is over".

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