An employee walking along a thermal pipe at the Kamojang geothermal
power plant near Garut, West Java, on March 18. State utility provider
 Perusahaan Listrik Negara is targeting an additional 135 megawatts of
electricity from three new geothermal plants. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: 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.)
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channeled 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)

“.. Nuclear Power Revealed

So let me tell you what else they did. They just showed you what's wrong with nuclear power. "Safe to the maximum," they said. "Our devices are strong and cannot fail." But they did. They are no match for Gaia.

It seems that for more than 20 years, every single time we sit in the chair and speak of electric power, we tell you that hundreds of thousands of tons of push/pull energy on a regular schedule is available to you. It is moon-driven, forever. It can make all of the electricity for all of the cities on your planet, no matter how much you use. There's no environmental impact at all. Use the power of the tides, the oceans, the waves in clever ways. Use them in a bigger way than any designer has ever put together yet, to power your cities. The largest cities on your planet are on the coasts, and that's where the power source is. Hydro is the answer. It's not dangerous. You've ignored it because it seems harder to engineer and it's not in a controlled environment. Yet, you've chosen to build one of the most complex and dangerous steam engines on Earth - nuclear power.

We also have indicated that all you have to do is dig down deep enough and the planet will give you heat. It's right below the surface, not too far away all the time. You'll have a Gaia steam engine that way, too. There's no danger at all and you don't have to dig that far. All you have to do is heat fluid, and there are some fluids that boil far faster than water. So we say it again and again. Maybe this will show you what's wrong with what you've been doing, and this will turn the attitudes of your science to create something so beautiful and so powerful for your grandchildren. Why do you think you were given the moon? Now you know.

This benevolent Universe gave you an astral body that allows the waters in your ocean to push and pull and push on the most regular schedule of anything you know of. Yet there you sit enjoying just looking at it instead of using it. It could be enormous, free energy forever, ready to be converted when you design the methods of capturing it. It's time. …”

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Historic, cultural buildings at risk of destruction

Nana Rukmana, The Jakarta Post, Cirebon | Tue, 12/15/2009 8:47 AM

Kasepuhan Palace Mosque, Cirebon

Dozens of historic buildings with important cultural heritage value in Cirebon city, West Java, are at risk of further damage because of a lack of maintenance, with some on the verge of collapse.

According to the head of Cirebon Legislature Commission B on construction, Tjipto, the city had listed 52 buildings it believes the government should preserve.

“[Cirebon councilors] are continually urging the government to take concrete measures to save the historic buildings. We don’t want them fall apart,” Tjipto said.

Local cultural observer Ahmad Syubhanuddin Alwy said most of the heritage buildings were in a vulnerable state. “I’m afraid they will be ruined if the government fails to take the necessary steps quickly,” he said.

“The old neglected buildings appear eerie. Many of them have corroded because of their old age,” Alwy said.

“If the heritage buildings are lost, the history of the city will be lost also. The government should take concrete steps to save them, because they are part of the history of the city as well as the country,” he said.

Most of the damaged historic buildings were built during the Dutch colonial period, while some are were part of the Cirebon sultanates when it was divided into the Kasepuhan and Kanoman sultanates.

Among the heritage buildings still standing is Kasepuhan Palace, built in 1529, and Kanoman Palace, built in 1588.

Always said the Kasepuhan Palace represents the Cirebon (Islamic) influences as well as that of the Chinese (Buddhist) and Indian (Hindu).

The three cultures are manifested in the Singa Barong carriage, which was the official vehicle of the Kasepuhan Palace ruler.

The Singa Barong carriage was made in 1549 by Panembahan Losari, assisted by Ki Notoguna and Kaliwulu. The carvings on the horse-drawn carriage show a mixture of influences from three cultures.

“A mix of three cultures is represented by a three-pointed spear in an elephant’s trunk, meaning the unity of three human strengths — creation, emotion and intention,” Alwy said.

One of the buildings from the colonial era still standing is the Kesambi penitentiary, built around 1910.

Warehouse (1918) in Cirebon Port

“Other colonial period buildings include the Bank Indonesia building, the PT BAT cigarette factory and the Santo Joseph church,” Alwy said.

Alwy urged the central government to be involved in preserving the cultural heritage buildings.

“The government should undertake clear and concrete measures to protect these buildings.”

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