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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded to Indonesia to stop the execution of prisoners on death row for drug crimes. AFP PHOTO

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US Death Penalty (Justice Systems / Human Rights)

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Woman who spent 23 years on US death row cleared (Photo: dpa)


"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, March 25, 2009

Indonesia to host inaugural Tour de Singkarak this year

Agnes Winarti, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 03/25/2009 1:56 PM

This year, for the first time, Indonesia will host the US$60,000 Tour de Singkarak in West Sumatra, from April 28 to May 4.

The Tour de Singkarak will consist of four stages: a 4-kilometer first stage team time trial in the West Sumatra capital, Padang; a 92-km second stage from Padang to Bukittinggi; a third stage comprising an 85-km leg from Bukittinggi to Sawahlunto and then a 93-km leg from Sawahlunto to Singkarak Lake; and a 188-km fourth stage from Singkarak Lake to Kembar Lake.

"Fifteen countries have confirmed their entrance in the Tour de Singkarak," Indonesian Cycling Association (ISSI) deputy chairman Sofyan Ruzian said on Monday.

Foreign countries that have confirmed competitors are Qatar, New Zealand, Iran, Japan, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Australia and Switzerland.

"These countries will confirm names of their athletes before the end of this month," said Sofyan, adding that there would be more than 80 international cyclists taking part.

Japan and Malaysia will have two teams representing each. Indonesia will have 10, spearheaded by national star cyclists Kaswanto, Angga Fredli, Tonton Susanto, Ryan Ariehaan, Samai and Yudho Sasongko.

"Most of them, except Yudho Sasongko, are cyclists specializing in long-distance rides," ISSI development chief Wahyudi Hidayat said.

Tonton of Team Dodol Picnic Garut, for example, was the Asia division winner of the 2002 Tour de Langkawi tournament, Malaysia. Meanwhile, Ryan was a gold snatcher in the road race at the 2007 SEA Games, and Samai won gold in the 2005 SEA Games.

When asked about the national team's target in the championship, Wahyudi said "We do not want to set our targets too high, but we hope our cyclists will be of the same standard as cyclists from other Asian and Southeast Asian countries."

The Tour de Singkarak event is being organized by ISSI, in cooperation with the Culture and Tourism Ministry - which is aiming to promote the Visit Indonesia 2009 program through the event.

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