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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, April 6, 2008

Fauzi gives agency September deadline to finish busway

Tifa Asrianti,
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 04/05/2008 12:44 AM

Governor Fauzi Bowo demanded Friday the Jakarta Transportation Agency to finish the ongoing construction of busway lanes and shelters by September.

He threatened to replace agency head Nurachman if the deadline was not met.

"If the new busway lanes are still not functioning by September, we'll replace Nurachman," Fauzi said.

The construction of Corridor 8 (Lebak Bulus to Harmoni), Corridor 9 (Pinang Ranti-Pluit) and Corridor 10 (Cililitan-Tanjung Priok) has been delayed several times.

The corridors were scheduled to be finished in September 2007, or before former governor Sutiyoso ended his term. However, work was hampered by residents demonstrating against the project.

A new deadline of this April was set, however construction of the busway shelters continues at a snail's pace.

Nurachman promised the agency would have the new corridors ready for operation by August or September.

"The construction of Corridor 8 is 40 percent finished, Corridor 9 is 60 percent and Corridor 10 is 58 percent. We'll finish them in June," he said.

Fauzi said the administration would hold a tender to procure buses for the corridors after construction was completed.

"Once we've finished the tender and picked the consortium for the new corridors in June, we can get buses by the end of this year. While waiting for the new buses, we'll use buses from existing corridors on the new corridors," he said.

Nurachman said the procurement of 87 new buses for corridors 4 to 7 would be completed by July. Among these 87 are 13 articulated buses that will join the 10 articulated buses parked at Kampung Rambutan terminal awaiting deployment.

He said his agency was considering two options for the 13 new articulated buses; they could be used exclusively on Corridor 5 or distributed among corridors 1 to 7.

He added the remaining 74 new buses could be used on corridors 8 to 10, while waiting for the completion of the procurement process for the new lanes.

"I'm sure they (the 74 buses) will be able to serve the new corridors, with each corridor having more than a five minute headway," he said.

Nurachman said the 10 articulated buses at Kampung Rambutan would be put into service once the discussion on rate per kilometer was finished in May.

Fauzi also demanded officials provide more compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for TransJakarta buses, to guarantee the operation of those buses that run on CNG.

The majority of the TransJakarta fleet uses CNG. Only buses on Corridor 1 use gasoline.

Fauzi said the CNG buses had to make frequent and time-consuming trips from their corridors to the nearest CNG station. TransJakarta buses depend on three CNG stations, all of which are located on the outskirts of the city.

"I received a report that on average, the buses use three hours for every 17 operational hours just to fill their tanks. The inefficiency is around 20 percent, it's not good. I've asked officials to solve this problem before the launching of the new lanes."

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