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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. …

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

2-wheeler sales hit 6.2 million

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 01/21/2009 12:57 PM  

Easier access to bank loans, coupled with worsening traffic congestion mainly in Greater Jakarta, boosted new motorcycle sales last year by 32 percent.

Motorcycle sales topped a record 6.21 million units last year as against 4.68 million units in 2007, according to PT Astra International and the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI) Tuesday. 

Last year’s sales defied high fuel prices and higher lending interest rates. 

The government increased fuel prices nearing the end of the first semester by 28.7 percent on average, pushing up inflation and interest rates to 9.5 percent until early December. 

Motorcycle sales are often used to gauge the purchasing power of middle to low-income consumers. 

According to AISI, the largest sales were recorded in August last year, when 612,032 new motorcycles hit the street.

Honda once again ruled last year’s market by selling 2.87 million units,  or 46 percent of the total market, up from 2.14 million in 2007 or 45 percent of two-wheelers sold. 

Closely trailing behind was Yamaha, selling 2.46 million units with a market share of 39 percent. In 2007, Yamaha sold 1.83 million units keeping the same market share. 

Four-stroke engine motorcycles with below 125 cylinder capacity are the country’s most popular type due to fuel efficiency, low maintenance costs and being easy to ride. 

They are designed to suit the Indonesian average body size and can weave in and out of traffic jams. 

Indonesia is the third largest market for motorcycles in the world, after China and India. 

The boom in motorcycle sales may end this year as AISI and several motorcycle financing companies have forecast a bleaker outlook given the deepening global economic downturn. 

Although Bank Indonesia’s benchmark interest rate is on a declining trend, with the latest cut putting the rate at 8.75 percent, weaker purchasing power could dent demand, which it is estimated may drop by up to 30 percent. 

Around 80 percent of motorcycle purchases are financed by loans. 

As reported earlier, the Indonesian Financing Company Association (APPI) forecasts its members will disburse a total of around Rp 100 trillion (US$9 billion) worth of loans this year, down from an estimated Rp 135 trillion last year. 

“From now on, the problem for us is on the demand side,” APPI chairman Wiwie Kurnia told The Jakarta Post Friday. 

Financing companies currently offer customers interest rates of between 18 and 20 percent, according to the association. 

Performance of financing companies normally trails closely behind demand for cars and motorcycles, which is expected to plunge as people’s purchasing power is eroded by the impact of the global economic downturn, which is hitting international trade activities. 

Last year, 42 percent of finance company loans went to motorcycle buyers, while another 42 percent went to automobiles and 16 percent to heavy machines. 

“Loan applications dropped significantly during the last quarter (of last year),” WOM Finance president director Suwandi Wiratno said. 

WOM is the financing arm of Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII), which is controlled by Malaysian-based Maybank. 

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