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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. …

Monday, June 17, 2013

Solar Impulse lands in Washington en route to New York

Deutsche Welle, 16 June 2013

The solar-powered plane has landed in the US capital, Washington, in the penultimate leg of a transcontinental trip to New York City. The project's creators want to demonstrate the potential of solar power.

The single-seat Solar Impulse plane touched down in Dulles International Airport on Sunday, after making an unplanned stop in the Midwestern city of Cincinnati because of difficult weather conditions.

The trip from Cincinnati to Washington took 14 hours. Solar Impulse runs on four electric propellers powered by 12,000 solar cells mounted on its 63-meter (68-yard) wingspan. At night, the plane reaches an altitude of 27,000 feet and then glides downwards, using virtually no energy until the sun rises again. Solar Impulse travels at a speed of approximately 64 kilometers per hour (40 miles per hour).

Solar Impulse will be on display in Washington for two weeks, at the Udvar-Hazy wing of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

"To be hosted by the Smithsonian Institution is an honor for Solar Impulse," said Bertrand Piccard, who is swapping the piloting duties with his fellow Swiss national Andre Borschberg.

 Solar Impulse's US route. The plane made an unplanned stop in
Cincinnati, Ohio

Preparation for 2015 world tour

Although Solar Impulse had originally planned to fly directly from St. Louis, Missouri, to Washington, poor weather conditions meant that Piccard would have had to pilot the plane for longer than the 24-hour set limit. Instead, an unscheduled stop was made in Cincinnati.

The first leg of Solar Impulse's transcontinental journey took place on May 3, from San Francisco, California, to Phoenix, Arizona. Solar Impulse is expected to complete its US trip and land in New York City in July.

Piccard and Borschberg are using their US trip as preparation for their ultimate goal, a flight around the world in 2015.

slk/mkg (AP, AFP)

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