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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Saturday, October 4, 2014

US consumer giant seeks to smash India menstruation taboos

Yahoo – AFP, Abhaya Srivastava, Oct 3, 2014

Employees hang just-washed donated cotton clothes that will be used to make cloth
 sanitary napkins at non-profit organisation 'Goonj' (Echo) in New Delhi on April 22, 2014
 (AFP Photo/Sajjad Hussain)

New Delhi (AFP) - The latest commercial for Procter and Gamble's top-selling brand of sanitary pads in India ticks all the usual boxes -- a young woman jogs happily in pristine white trousers, before effortlessly winning a tennis tournament.

But unlike most adverts of its ilk, this 30-second clip seeks to dispel the myths surrounding women's periods in a country where deep-rooted social taboos around menstruation still persist.

It ends with the catchphrase "touch the pickle", a reference to the widely held belief that a jar of pickle touched by a menstruating woman will spoil -- and an exhortation to young Indian women to reject such superstitions.

A worker measures a piece of cloth as she
 makes cloth sanitary napkins at non-profit
 organisation 'Goonj' (Echo) in New Delhi on 
April 22, 2014 (AFP Photo/Sajjad Hussain)
Procter and Gamble, the US consumer goods giant behind some of the world's biggest brands, said it was astonished to learn that such "primitive practices" remained prevalent in modern-day India.

A survey by the company and market researcher IPSOS showed that 59 percent of urban women still follow their grandmothers' advice not to touch the earthenware jar of pickles found in kitchens across India.

"Not touching a jar of pickle because your body is undergoing a natural biological process is nothing but laughable," a company spokeswoman told AFP.

The practice stems from the belief -- still widely held in India -- that menstruating women are "impure". In rural pockets, many are still made to sleep separately and eat from plates set aside especially for them during their periods.

Other taboos include entering temples and watering plants like basil that are considered holy.

A worker packs cloth sanitary napkins made
 from donated clothing at non-profit organisation
 'Goonj' (Echo) in New Delhi on April 22, 
2014 (AFP Photo/Sajjad Hussain)
Aditi Gupta, who started a website called two years ago to provide young people with information, said such beliefs were pervasive throughout India.

"The myths get passed on from one generation to another without any questioning," she told AFP.

"It's got nothing to do with how educated people are. There is an inherent shame which inhibits people from even talking about the taboos."

Encouraged by the response to the website, Gupta has launched a comic book to help people "overcome their own shame" and discuss menstruation openly.

Gupta said she was motivated by her own experiences of growing up and the challenges she faced as a teen.

"Although I belonged to a very well-to-do family, we had to use discarded cloth during periods, which we had to wash and reuse," she said.

"It was not about affordability. It was because of the shame associated with buying sanitary napkins."

Dispelling shame

A. Muruganantham has made it his mission to dispel the shame surrounding menstruation in India.

A school dropout from a poor family in southern India, he invented a simple machine to make cheap sanitary pads -- revolutionising menstrual health for rural women in the process.

Muruganantham was inspired by the realisation that lack of access to affordable sanitary products meant his wife had to use dirty rags instead.

He went to great lengths to test his invention, creating a fake uterus from a football bladder by punching a couple of holes in it and filling it with goat's blood.

A worker sorts donated clothing that will be used to make cloth sanitary napkins at 
non-profit organisation 'Goonj' (Echo) in New Delhi on April 22, 2014 (AFP Photo/
Sajjad Hussain)

In his course of his research, he came across some villages where menstruating women were confined in a small room with no lights.

"While many of these restrictions are not followed now, the basic idea of a woman being impure is still deeply ingrained in the minds of people," he told AFP.

"Some 10-15 women are cramped together in a small room. Food is thrown at them from the door and they are forced to eat like dogs from one plate."

Both Gupta and Muruganantham believe the myths can only be shattered through better communication and awareness.

"It sends shivers down the spine to think that some things have not changed in India despite the progress we have made otherwise," said Muruganantham.

"We have to bring the napkin out of the closet. We have to encourage women to speak out loud 'yes I am having my periods, so what'?"

Founder of Indian sanitation charity Sulabh International
Bindeshwar Pathak (C) demonstrates his low-cost two-pit toilet
technology in New Delhi (AFP Sajjad Hussain)

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