Asean Summit, Malaysia on Nov 21, 1015

Asean Summit, Malaysia  on Nov 21, 1015
Asean Establishes Landmark Economic and Security Bloc
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - Text version)

“….. Here is the prediction: China will turn North Korea loose soon. The alliance will dissolve, or become stale. There will be political upheaval in China. Not a coup and not a revolution. Within the inner circles of that which you call Chinese politics, there will be a re-evaluation of goals and monetary policy. Eventually, you will see a break with North Korea, allowing still another dictator to fall and unification to occur with the south. ….”

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk
North Korean defector and activist Hyeonseo Lee, who lives in South Korea, poses as she presents her book 'The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story' in Beijing on March 26, 2016 (AFP Photo/Fred Dufour)

US under fire in global press freedom report

"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. …

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

1.2 billion Indians, one Olympic medal hopeful

Deutsche Welle, 5 February 2014

Shiva Keshavan is a luge athlete in a country without a single luge track. Inspired by the film "Cool Runnings," the Indian Olympian dodges livestock and rickshaws on the road to the Winter Games.

When Indian Olympian Shiva Keshavan, 32, launches onto luge tracks in Europe, digital sensors and cameras monitor his speed as he races down glassy smooth ice.

Training at home, however, is a far more rustic affair.

India does not have a single luge facility, so Keshavan slaloms past lorries, rickshaws and herds of woolly mountain sheep as he races down busy Himalayan roads at a hundred kilometers per hour on a sled modified with wheels.

"Close calls are pretty much the norm in this sport," said Keshavan via Skype from Sochi on Monday, just hours after arriving. "You get animals, traffic, even people driving in the wrong direction. But I'm confident of my ability and I've never been injured."

Keshavan trains on the roads near his home in the foothills of the Himalayas

India's sole Olympic medal hopeful at this year's winter games already has an impressive string of successes behind him: two Asia Cup gold medals, one silver and one bronze, and he's broken Asian luge speed records.

But he's done it with hardly any support from India's scandal-ridden Olympic Association. Instead, he's borrowed sleds at competitions, or built them himself, specially ordering materials from thousands of miles away, carving wood, molding fiberglass, filing metal blades and getting a local car mechanic to give his finished sleds a 'nice paint job.'

"Equipment plays a huge part in our sport - a hundredth or thousandth of a second can make all the difference," he said. "The German teams are working with BMW and Porsche to develop cutting edge materials. Other teams use wind-tunnel technology to improve their aero-dynamics. It's not really a level playing field."

India is a country of 1.2 billion people, three-quarters of whom live on less than $2 a day. It has few public sporting facilities, none up to Olympic standards. In cities, including the bustling capital New Delhi, those who cannot afford private gym memberships queue up overnight to compete for limited places at public venues like Siri Fort, a manicured sports complex in the heart of the city boasting a swimming pool, tennis courts, cricket pitch, running track and golf range. Lower middle class kids play cricket in crowded lanes. India's poorest children are often homeless and malnourished.

Public playgrounds like this one in Delhi aren't exactly geared toward
inspiring future athletes

Despite its massive population, India has won only 26 Olympic medals since 1900. Three Indians have qualified this year for Sochi. Meanwhile, the United States is sending 230 athletes, the largest delegation ever in the history of the Winter Games.

Keshavan, competing in his fifth Olympics, says the odds are often stacked against Indian athletes.

"There's something completely wrong with a system that produces so few world-class athletes," he said.

Born to an Italian mother and Indian father, Keshavan grew up in Manali, a town in the foothills of India's majestic Himalayan Mountains where he learned to ski. His hero was Italian alpine skier and three-time Olympic gold medallist Alberto Tomba, known popularly as 'Tomba la Bomba' ('Tomba the Bomb').

Despite attending university in Italy, Keshavan says his loyalty was never in question. He was offered Italian citizenship in 2002 he says, but refused "because I am Indian."

As a teen, Keshavan saw luge videos as well the film "Cool Runnings," about Jamaica's national bobsled team competing in the 1988 Canadian winter Olympics.

He was hooked.

If a tropical team like Jamaica could compete in a winter sport, Keshavan thought, surely an athlete from sun-baked, cricket-mad India could too?

Against the odds

In 1998, Keshavan, 16, the youngest luge Olympian ever, borrowed a sled from the Korean team in Nagano, Japan, competing in ill-fitting shoes and an oversized jacket.

In 2010, he smashed his own sled during training, and only made it to the Vancouver Games when five Indian lawyers paid $10,000 (7,400 euros) for a new one.

For Sochi, Keshavan has relied on private sponsors and individual donors. To pay them tribute, he will compete wearing a suit with the names of individual donors written on it.

Keshavan has even attracted donations in a virtual currency called Dogecoins, similar to Bitcoins, but worth less than a tenth of a US cent. According to the International Business Times website, Reddit's Dogecoin community donated a total of 4,473,882 in the currency to Keshavan. It's the equivalent of $7,010. But due to legal and logistical reasons, he says he has not accepted the money.

"It's a fantastic effort, people have very generous," he said. "It really is very touching."

Keshavan is devoted to India - even if
 the Indian Olympic Committee isn't
devoted to him
"One of the reasons you can keep going is because you have so much support from people," said Keshavan. "In Vancouver, we were the smallest team but we had the most fans - so many local Indians came to watch and support us. All these things actually give us a lot of motivation and inspiration."

And yet when he walks onto the world stage in Sochi this week, Keshavan will not be allowed to represent India.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended India because it elected scandal-tainted officials to top posts in its national Olympic Association. The IOC said India could be reinstated if it held new elections, but India scheduled those elections for February 9, two days after the Winter Games begin.

So Keshavan will be forced to compete under a generic Olympic flag, not the Indian tricolor.

"There's no will on the part of the Indian Olympic Association to support its athletes," said Keshavan. "I really don't know what to say about it - it's disheartening."

With the Indian flag and anthem officially banned at the games, Keshavan says he may skip the closing ceremony altogether, even if he wins a medal. But there's no doubt of his commitment to his sport and country.

"Whether there's an Indian flag or not," Keshavan said. "I will have competed for India in my heart. After that, it's all symbolic."

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