Monday, 21 January 2013

A Classroom Socialism Experiment that Shows Not Much Really!

I seen this post circulating on Facebook the other day and I have to say it pushed a button of mine. Yes, it was my button and after a little check-in I decided it's one I'm happy to own. Not because I think Socialism is the answer to where humanity is right now but because the suggestion and pre-suppositions contained within this post are simply ludicrous. The post creates limited and separatist thinking that is not exactly helpful at this time in the World at this time. Anyone who knows me, knows I am not one for buying into any labels, ideas and concepts, as all will inevitably lead to limited thinking, and socialism is no exception.

Matrix

I know it may appear a little cynical of me circulation of this post, at this time seemed to suggest that those of us who want to achieve fundamental change, are all looking for the creation of a Socialist society when actually what we want is to create something new that serves the world more than Capitalism is at this time. I don't have all the answers and I don't claim to, but I am sure that amongst us we can come up with something that is much fairer for all members of team humanity, and as they say when a problem exists the solution also exists, otherwise there would be no problem. In other words, we have the answers already! The potential and possibilities are endless when we're open minded and willing to dream.

We're all seeing more clearly than ever that the practice of discernment has never been more important than it is now, there is so much information and dis-information out there, that it can be hard to find the truth but your body always knows, so let it guide you wisely through the maze.

This post got me right in the gut, or what I now would refer to as the core of my being. I've posted the original post with my thoughts added in blue for you to see what I see when I look at it. It will also give you an idea how people who understand the workings of the mind watch the news and the other propaganda that comes through the google-box.

CLASSROOM SOCIALISM
Classroom Socialism

Is this man truly a genius? (Lovely little unconscious suggestion)

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama's socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer. Hmm..seems to suggest that Obama is a puritanical Socialist, he may have socialist leanings but let's face it so do many, doesn't make him Karl Marx does it? For the record, this isn't about Obama at all to me. I'm sure as the year continues there will be many times to discuss Obama here in future, for now just pretend he's not been mentioned as although he is, the post really is about Socialism and not him. 

The professor then said, "OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama's plan". All grades will be averaged and everyone will receive the same grade so no one will fail and no one will receive an “A”.... (substituting grades for dollars - something closer to home and more readily understood by all). Are Uni student's really that thick?

After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a “B”. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. Suggests the only difference between grades is the amount of work involved on one essay, rather than a culmination of past work.

As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little. The second test average was a “D”! No one was happy. And here's when it starts to get really interesting, are you seeing the suggestion yet? So Socialism makes no-one happy because everyone would rather be lazy lay-abouts hmm.

When the 3rd test rolled around, the new average was an “F”. Argh..help it's getting worse and worse!

As the tests proceeded, the scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else. The world is full of selfish, lazy slobs who will do nothing for no-one!

To their great surprise, ALL FAILED and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed. Generalisation, generalisation, generalisation!!

Human nature will always cause socialism's style of government to fail because the world has producers and non-producers (makers and takers). Hmm...once again generalisation! The world is filled with many types of wonderful people not just "makers" and "takers". This was based on an experiment with a group of University students who were obviously educated and most probably healthy and wealthy too. What about vulnerable members of society, do we just pretend they don't exist, because it's easier to have a black and white arguement, and no, that's not about race lol!

It could not be any simpler than that. Or pretending it is that simple, fits the agenda!

(Please pass this on) Em, please don't unless you really, really agree with the sentiments in it!

These are possibly the 5 best sentences you'll ever read and all applicable to this experiment:
Absolutely no way are these the best sentences you will ever read!!

1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.
IMHO the people who are calling for change, although they wish for a fairer system, they don't just want to rob the rich, as the 1% have robbed the poor, they want to move to a system that provides opportunities for all, something that we cannot claim exists everywhere right now, no matter how blind we are. 

2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.
Oooh how beautifully and cleverly crafted to once again load the suggestions that you shouldn't contribute to help others because they're all just lazy-asses!

3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. Suggestion - Government is and always will hold the power and the answers!! What if the people took their power back instead and together crafted something new.

4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!  Such a small statement but yet it contains so much. In this context it suggests that wealth comes in only one form and that is money!! Real wealth however can be found in many places and caring and sharing is one of them. It also suggests that the amount of money available is the only amount that will ever be available and that maybe some simple monetary distribution from Weapons and Military to Schools and Hospitals would not increase the wealth of nations exponentially.

5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end of any nation.
Once again, dividing the world into two! Keep them separate, keep them separate, can you hear it? And once again people who are unfit for any reason simply fail to exist! And yet so conclusive, eh? Shaking my head vigorously and disapprovingly.

Oh Yeah, did I also mention this stories already been de-bunked a few years ago and most likely isn't even true!! See link at end of post.

I am not a socialist, I am not a conservative, I am not a liberal or any other label people use to define me but I am a human being who has seen through the illusion of lack and the systems we have in place and I want and know we are capable of more.

All I ask is that as each of you continue on the path of conscious living that you be aware, not wary as the powers that be would like, just aware. You have the power to transcend any amount of B.S. by cultivating love and compassion within you, oh yes and a little forgiveness never goes amiss either, especially just now. There are many who are not yet ready to rise into a higher vibration and they will use every trick in the book to keep you there too, but you really do have a choice, always.

Two of the phrases I often mutter to myself at this time as I watch the drama continue to unfold are -
"There are no b**tards, only those who've not seen the light."

This reminds me how lonely life can be when we live separate from our connection to the divine and all that is and allows compassion to flow through me. This has been particularly useful lately as I watch the chemtrails filling the sky above my home! See here.

"Forgive them father, for they know not what they do."

This to me is the most perfect reminder that many within humanity, are still at the mercy of their conditioning and still living unconsciously in lower vibrations of fear, guilt, anger and greed and the resultant behaviour isn't great. As I've now been consciously cultivating higher vibrations within myself for some time, I feel the difference when the daily toils get a grip and I fall into stressful thinking. The impact on our body and life force is huge, and it makes us so much less resourceful to change anything. Getting angry, is useful, if it fires you up to take action but staying angry is never good, it damages your immune system and leaves you open to dis-ease, so compassion is a much more effective state to be in. Not only will it inspire you to do great things it will also help lift the vibration of those around you and help them break free from their own and our collective illusions.
Though there will be times when it's necessary to step away from the world to recharge, re-group and re-member (become one) when we do and re-connect with All that is, we see once again that we are one with all of humanity, one with those living in low consciousness and controlling the world, one with the Ascended Masters and Angels and one with this magnificent, majestic Universe where everything has a purpose. We realise we're here to play a role in the grandest illusion of all, so why wouldn't we make it the best possible story?

When we open our heart to the whole of humanity, we open our heart to our one true self and here awaits the path of divine purpose where all the power in the Universe joins you on your mission. Force is no longer required, things become more effortless and life becomes more joyful, it doesn't mean the work is over and you don't still have things to transform in the physical but now you have super-heroes on your team!

For now I'd like to leave you with these beautiful words by St Augustine that I came across recently.

"The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

Love & Light Always,
Rashelle
If forgiveness is something you're finding a challenge you might find these previous posts useful.



Also worth seeing these -
http://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2011/12/myth-of-the-socialist-classroom-experiment/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddganos/2012/02/17/why-socialism-doesnt-work/

Joyful Living 5-D Style

Which one of these cute little kitties do you think knows he’s not his thoughts?
That’s right, the happy one.

When we realise we have the power to choose which thoughts we pay attention to, life begins to take on whole new dimensions.  How we experience life is a reflection of the condition of our minds and when we believe ourselves to be our thoughts, we have very little control over our experience and joyful living often elude us.  But, as we begin to see, we are not our thoughts, and that we can re-condition our minds in favour of joy, happiness and love then we reclaim our power.And though it may seem like there’s a lifetime of conditioning to un-write first, it’s easier than you think.

Be -Cause, when you choose to take responsibility, or Be the Cause of your experience you begin to choose how to respond to life rather than reacting unconsciously and the more you do it, the more the new, favourable response becomes your habitual behaviour and you the art of conscious creating begins. So instead of having to think about it all the time, the positive, joyful way of responding becomes your unconscious behaviour. How cool is that?

Have you ever noticed how similar the words Reacting and Creating are, that’s because they are the same thing, processes of creation. We are always creating, the only difference is whether we are aware of it or not. Be conscious of the seeds you sow; are they the ones you want to blossom?
It is easy but not always simple to live your most joyful life so to help you and in honour of the 5th Dimension I’ve created Joyful Living 5-D Style.

Desire

“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends anything.”
You’ve got to Desire it!! Yes, desire it, with all your heart. Desire never really gets much attention these day but like love its a very powerful emotion. Create the desire to experience joy, no matter what life throws at you and you will find a way.

Decision

“It is in your moments of decision, you destiny is shaped.”
One of Your Power Points where the art of Conscious Creating takes on vitality and life force is your Decisions and your willingness to utilise the Power of Now to make new ones, when the ones you’re unconsciously running no longer serve you. If being joyful has become a chore, then maybe it’s time to have another look at the beliefs you’re running. Once again BE-Cause, each of these beliefs is based on a decision you made at some time in your past, be willing to let go of them if they are keeping you from the joy within you.

Dedication

“Seems to me that there is a fine line between insanity and dedication…I call that line commitment”
Jeremy Aldana
Come on…let’s face it, we don’t get to master anything without first putting some energy and attention to it. And like many other things in life Happiness is a skill, some might even call it an art form. I personally would say happiness is the ultimate celebration of life itself, because, even when we can’t see it, every moment is a gift, why else would it be called the present? In many instances we see how people’s greatest adversities were what led them to their greatest treasures. To create new habits takes dedication and most people would say 21 days of concentrated attention and new habits will be formed, for extra joyfulness why not just go for 30 though. One month’s dedication for lifetime’s new response, sounds like a fair deal to me.

Even though, many new responses can be formed easily within 30 days, a life dedicated to experiencing joyfulness ensures you never get too caught up in the down-ward cycle. Of course, you’ll dip in but once you’ve got a mind conditioned for happiness, your unconscious mind will do everything in its power to get you back there as quick as it can. Because that’s the directions you gave it when you were burning with desire and made the decision to dedicate yourself to being happy. Good, eh?

Discipline

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”
Jim Rohn
For many, discipline has become a dirty word as it brings back memory of canes and belts and other out-dated and ridiculously horrible ways of getting children to tow the line. But discipline, is the way of the masters, in any area of life mastery requires discipline, or putting it another way, focussed attention. Like a plant we branch off in many ways as we journey through life but if we want our fruit to bloom fully, we need to sometimes focus energy and attention on a specific aspect of our lives. For the purpose of this post, the focus on being happy.

Devotion

“Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion.”
Albert Einstein
It’s funny how little attention gets paid to the power of devotion.. Look around you, at your life and see how the things you’ve been devoted too have flourished. Look into the wider world and see the wonders created by those devoted to their dreams. I think it was in reading The Shack by Wm Paul Young that I first became consciously aware of the Power of Devotion and by this time Ben and Holly were on the scene. I was totally and utterly devoted to these two magnificent little miracles that had entered my life, and boy could I see it’s power. Devotion allows you the gift of grace when dealing with life challenges. It brings you into the moment and fills you with bliss. Yes, there are times the devoted heart feels a little weary as the devotion pushes them to do more than they thought was possible but it quickly recharges when it stops for a rest.

So there you have it Joyful Living 5-D Style. This list is by the only way to Joyful Living and there’s always room for expansion and growth. If this dedication had been to the 7th dimension I would probably have included Destiny & Drive too!

In-joy,
Rashelle x

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Coming soon in the Enlightening Times Magazine

And the pieces go click..
Jigsaw
So my brother's calling me scoop and having a few pops about me running around with a camera and a note-pad but other than that it's all good in my wee world! Since surrendering last year lots of exciting thing's have been falling into place resulting in some very special features we'll be bringing you during the course of the year in the Enlightening Times.

In the Spring Equinox edition the special feature will be on Activism and will be bringing together people who're out in the world leading the change and standing up for the rights of their fellow man. There will be a story on Chemtrails and what we can do about it, featuring a local man who's been collaborating with friends globally while doing some amazing work here in the UK to shield us from the effects. Joining him will be Keith Ordinary Guy who's agreed to take a little time away from his letter writing to join us and share his views on the diabolical political situation we find ourselves in, in the UK today. This one is not definite just yet, but it's one that will appeal to all the dreamers among you. The Universe recently delivered me to a group on FB where some very inspired people had come together to share in a collaborative dream project and the result has been an amazing and fascinating journey which you'll hopefully get to hear about soon.

The Summer Solstice feature will be on Holistic Health an issue particularly close to my heart and will include the wonderful Dr David Hamilton, best-selling author of many books including How the Mind Can Heal The Body, Choice Point and Is Your Life Mapped Out?  I've mentioned David's work on my blog a few times before as he was a huge catalyst for me in my own life and inspired my mum to try something different which subsequently healed a problem she'd had for years. If you wish to hear more, you can read the details here.

David will be joined by his fellow Hay House Author and Celeb Life Coach, Ali Campbell.  Ali will be sharing his own unique blend of kick up the ass wisdom and insights on health and also raising awareness of the beautiful work taking place over wisdomsofwomen.com.  Ali and David will be joined with a special friend of mine who's just totally yummy scrummy, Margaret McCathie.  Margaret has traveled the world in her clown costume with Dr Patch Adams helping heal people with laughter and will be sharing some of her stories and insights which knowing Margaret, will make you laugh until you cry lol!!

What do you think so far?  Can you feel how super it's all shaping up? And, I've not even shared Autumn yet? Woo hoo!! So blessed and excited!!

In the autumn Equinox we're going to be honouring the divine feminine by bringing together some beautiful Destiny Goddesses and as I'm currently waiting on one confirming I'm not going to give you all the details just yet, but since regular readers of my blog know one of them already I'll give you a little sneak peak who's going to be there. Do you remember the Name Reading I had done by the lovely Kimberly Anne from Life Path International? It was absolutely amazing and having watched Kimberly Anne as she launched her business and ventured into the next stage of her studies in Trans-personal Psychology I have to say, everything she does is, so it looks set to be a divinely perfect edition too.

So all in all, it's shaping up to be a phenomenal year for you and me both!! I am feeling so humbled and blessed to be where I am and it is with incredible gratitude I thank each of the people who've agreed to be interviewed so far. You all absolutely rock!!!

For now, I'm off to be float on cloud nine but I plan to be back soon with more tales from my life and tips to help you live an inspired life but in the meantime, please remember the Universe is always supporting you, stay out of the way, follow your heart and SURRENDER!!

Love you all millions

Rashelle

P.S If you haven't already and you'd like to join the mailing list please send me your email address to rashelle@enlighteningtimes.co.uk and the mag will be delivered direct to your in-box.

P.P.S Dear Universe, as you know the magazine is donation based so if you'd like to deliver a big investor, we are open and ready to receive. Thank You!!

Monday, 7 January 2013

No Nuclear Dump in the Lake District (updated with webchat with Baroness Verma answering carefully selected questions)


On 30 January 2013 the executives of Cumbria, Allerdale and Copeland County Councils will vote on whether to continue with Government plans to build an underground nuclear dump in the Lake District of up to 25km square. Scientists from the Government’s Nirex investigation in the 1990s onwards have made it categorically clear that an underground nuclear depository is not safe in mountainous areas of high waterfall where radioactive waste is likely to leak into the water table, where the geology is unstable as in the whole of the Lake District region, with multiple cracks through which radioactive material could escape. 


There is no scientific evidence that an underground nuclear repository would be safe anywhere, and yet the Government is determined to continue with its plans to bury waste anywhere people can be persuaded to take it. Voting No would force the Government to take a more responsible attitude in its plans for nuclear expansion – burying the waste out of sight is not the safe answer to this dilemma.

http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-plans-for-a-nuclear-dump-in-the-lake-district

Please use whatever method you have, Facebook and twitter, email everyone in your contacts list, use whatever means you can to help us spread the word and be able to demonstrate to politicians the groundswell of opinion against this proposal.

For more information please go to www.noend.org.uk



Watch the newsreel from the local news below which clearly states that "the majority (of the local parish) said they were not consulted or properly informed" which is directly opposite to what those who are making the plans and decisions have said. Putting newsletters through doors and arranging special activities is all very well and good but it would appear that it is misdirection because it will be "decades before the work begins".... Ever get the feeling that informing the public is just a procedure and that the decisions have already been made?

http://vimeo.com/56814575

Read the trancript of

Baroness Verma webchat: Geological disposal in West Cumbria


Baroness Verma webchat: answering questions about geological disposal in west Cumbria

Thursday January 17, 2013
9:05

DECC Team:
Good morning everyone. Baroness Verma will be here at 1200, but in the meantime if you would like to send questions in advance, please do so via the text box below.

11:23
DECC Team:
[Private Message to Jade Ashcroft] Hi Jade
we'll publish questions as Baroness Verma answers them. if we publish every question then the stream becomes very difficult to read.  (Reply Privately)

11:56

DECC Team:
Hi everyone. We're nearly ready to start. Thanks for all your questions so far.

12:01

Baroness Verma:
Hi everyone. Thanks for joining us today. I hope to answer as many questions as possible within the hour. We've already had a very high number of questions - lots of interest!

12:02

Comment From Steve Nicholson
If the Councils decide to vote yes on 30 January when can we expect to see the drilling of boreholes, seismic testing and the inevitable disruptions on our roads?

12:02

Baroness Verma:
Hi Steve. If the councils vote yes, this is beginning a process to gather evidence and identify potential sites. The activities you mention will be many years away and no sites have been identified as yet.

12:04

Comment From Lois Lane
Will DECC and/or NDA ever contemplate an engineered GDF beneath the National Park, if the geology is less than safe?

12:04

Baroness Verma:
Hi Lois. Safety is paramount. A GDF cannot be built unless safety can be demonstrated to the independent regulators.

12:06

Comment From Peter Clements
Why can't we recycle the nuclear waste rather than dumping it underground?

12:06

Baroness Verma:
Afternoon Peter. Not all waste is suitable for recycling. We still need to deal with a substantial nuclear legacy, and geological disposal has been recognised worldwide as the most appropriate disposal method.



12:09

Comment From C. Lane
Why can't improved above-ground storage be invested in now, to give time to develop a better long term solution? This would guarantee local jobs during and after construction and allow the nuclear newbuild to go ahead as planned

12:09

Baroness Verma:
Good afternoon. The NDA is already investing in improved above ground storage at its sites. We need robust storage in the interim, and ultimately GDF is the safest and most secure long term solution.

12:13

Comment From Di McGhee
Why are you continuing with this process,spending scarce public money and blighting our best National Park, when 2 senior geologists state that West Cumbria is totally unsuitable and a third, employed by the MRWS, states that the chances of a ' suitable rock volume' being found is low?

12:13

Baroness Verma:
Hi Di. We are aware of the views of these two individuals. I am engaging in dialogue with them, however their views are not widely shared among the geoscience community.

12:15

Comment From David Calvert
It has been said that money will be made available to bolster the Lake District brand if we proceed - isn't this a clear admission that the effect on tourism will be catastrophic?

12:15

Baroness Verma:
Hi David. We recognise these concerns, and are sensitive to local industry. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible to help support their brand. The nuclear industry and tourism have coexisted in Cumbria for many decades now.

12:18

Comment From Eliza Rice
The MRWS Partnership process is supposed to produce a report to advise and inform the DMBs. Several of its members, including the Chairman, were actively involved in the preparation of that report are also amongst the 24 councillors, who make up the DMBs - How can this be considered democratic?

12:18

Baroness Verma:
Afternoon Eliza. The MRWS Partnership produced an excellent report that was culmination of three years of hard evidence gathering. It is only right that locally elected representatives are at the forefront of this process. In fact, we have had excellent engagement from all councils in this area.

12:20

Comment From Eric and Sue Hope
At the public meeting last Friday, in answer to questions from the floor, many of Alun Ellis's responses were in the future assumed category. This suggested that the dump was already a 'done deal'. Can the Baroness confirm that this is not the case?

12:20

Baroness Verma:
Hi Eric and Sue. Absolutely! The councils have not yet decided to participate further in the process, and their vote is about whether to particpate and not about building a GDF in Cumbria.

12:22

Comment From Morag Dean
Why are the conclusions of the previous NIREX enquiry (which cost the tax payer over £400 Million) no longer relevant?

12:23

Baroness Verma:
Hi Morag. The NIREX inquiry was a planning application for an underground laboratory at a specific site. The data gathered is still available for any future process, but we still require much more information on the geology.

12:24

Comment From Dr David Lowry
Given that both ministers and the NDA have made clear that the radioactive waste placed proposed repository will have to be retrievable should anything go wrong underground requiring the removal of the nuclear waste already emplaced, could the minister explain whether an engineered above ground store with sufficient capacity to contain ALL nuclear waste retrieved in such circumstances will be built at the same time as the underground repository as a necessary contingency; and can she give an indication of the area above ground such an emergency store would require; and whether details will be made explicit in any planning application, so the people living in the local community will have a full picture of the footprint above ground of such a repository development?

12:24

Baroness Verma:
Afternoon Dr David Lowry. The question of retrievability is still open and will be considered throughout the process, with communities.

12:25

Comment From Chris Bagshaw
Does the government have a view on MRWS anywhere other than West Cumbria?

12:25

Baroness Verma:
Hi Chris. This process is open to communities across the country, and will remain so regardless of how the councillors vote at the end of January.

12:27

Comment From Paul Dean
Would a partly engineered solution, as suggested in the MRWS Executive Report August 2012, be guaranteed to last a million years?

12:27

Baroness Verma:
Afternoon Paul. Any GDF will be a state of the art facility, which will use multiple barriers (including packaging, enginering solutions and the natural geology).

12:29

Comment From Sam
I’ve heard that the only suitable geology is around Silloth and Ennerdale and that both communities have said they don’t want to host a waste repository.  So what’s the point of continuing to look for a site in Cumbria?

12:33

Baroness Verma:
Hi Sam. No sites have been identified. This is a clear case of scaremongering! Until the councils have taken a decision to move onto the next phase and allow further work to be done, we will not know enough about the geology to take a definitive view.

12:34

Comment From Sandra
Why have communities only been consulted on this since the decision to delay was made by the Councils on 11th October?

12:34

Baroness Verma:
Hi Sandra. The MRWS Partnership in West Cumbria has spent three years consulting the local community.

12:37

Comment From R Hoyle
As a geologist, I may suggest it a really BAD idea to bury nuclear waste in the same region FRACKING has been destroying underlaying geological beds.

12:37

Baroness Verma:
Good afternoon. No fracking has taken place in Cumbria. Any applications for shale gas development, anywhere in the country, will be subject to rigorous scrutiny, environmental impacts, and of course local community views.

12:39

Comment From james mc bride
can the Baroness say if the disposal of this type of waste in this area mean any real jobs for the people of Cumbria or will it be jobs only for those outside of the county, and can she say what if any the environmental impact this type of disposal will have at ground level and below ground

12:39

Baroness Verma:
Hi James. If the councils decide to move on to the next stage, and a suitable site can be identified (and demonstrated to be safe), there will be major economic benefits, job creation, and investment for Cumbria.

12:41

Comment From Ian
What is your view on community benefits? if the local authorities did move to stage four, when do you think benefits should be available to the community?

12:41

Baroness Verma:
Afternoon Ian. We are clear that there will be a substaintial community benefit package for any community hosting a GDF. The timing and scale of any Community Fund would be discussed at the next stage of the process.

12:45

Comment From CB
Assuming the councils give the go-ahead for a search to start, how long would it take before an underground store could be up and running?

12:45

Baroness Verma:
Good afternoon. If the councils agree, the next phase will begin the process of being able to investigate the geology. It would be many, many years before any facility could be opened.

12:47

Comment From Rod Mostyn
As at 12:25 your answers would suggest you are strongly in favour of a GDF in Cumbria. Is the Governments mind already made up?

12:47

Baroness Verma:
Hi Rod. This government has always said that GDF is the best long term solution for disposing of nuclear waste. But, we have also always said that this has to be community led, and that the geology has to be suitable.

12:48



12:50

Comment From KC
The nuclear and tourism industries have co-existed successfully in West Cumbria for 50 years, and in fact the industry has been a major draw for visitors. Do you see any reason why that could not continue?

12:50

Baroness Verma:
Hi KC. I agree - any faciity will be state of the art, and would ensure Cumbria remains at the heart of the nuclear industry for decades to come.

12:55

Comment From CB
How many is "many, many years" in regard to opening a facility? 5, 10, 15, 20 years?

12:55

Comment From s. sherwen
And presumably many many years before any permanent jobs become available

12:56

Baroness Verma:
Hi CB and S. Sherwen. The NDA has said that 2040 is a likely date for the first waste to be disposed. But we will see job creation at least 15 years in advance.

12:57

DECC Team:
Five minutes to go, only time enough for a couple more questions.

12:58

Comment From C. Lane
How can Cumbria County Council and the two Borough Councils vote to proceed to stage 4 of the MRWS process when no legally binding right of withdrawal has been secured from Government?

12:58

Baroness Verma:
Good afternoon. The government is committed to making the right of withdrawl legally binding. We are minded to do this through new primary legislation, subject to parliamentary time being available. However, we have always said that at every phase of the process the councils would have the right to withdraw.

1:00

Comment From KC
Do you think it's fair that former employees of Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth can call public meetings and claim to be "independant" geologists, whipping up a public scare, without revealling their vested interests in a no vote?

1:00

Baroness Verma:
Hi KC. Everyone has the right to their view, but any decisions by councils need to be based on the best available evidence, and scaremongering tactics by any group shouldn't play a part in the process.

1:03

Comment From Alison
Sellerfield was state of the art but has been left to decline . Who will be around in 200 yrs time ??? will a government even exist ?

1:03

Baroness Verma:
Hi Alison. This is a very interesting question. We have a responsibility to safely and securely dispose of the nuclear waste we have, rather than leave it in temporary storage indefinitely for future generations to deal with.

1:05

Baroness Verma:
It's been a really interesting session, and the questions have been wide-ranging and challenging. I hope that I have been able to address some of your concerns and comments. Thank you for taking time out to engage directly with us today!

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DECC Team: 
Ok that's it. Thanks to everyone who sent in questions and watched the event. We will take a look at all the unanswered questions, theme them and publish answers as soon as we can.




Sunday, 6 January 2013

Chemtrails?? Scotland - 4th January 2013

I've always lived close to an airport, this is the first year I've seen this regular!!DSC_0076
(Pictures taken 4th January 2013 in Paisley, Scotland)

Chemtrails or Contrails?

Fact or fiction?

Beliefs or Lies?

Apathetic, Curious or Conditioned?

Purpose driven or Survival Driven?

It’s a funny old world, there is no doubt!
And there’s many words that hold lots of clout.
Something’s off, it’s plain to see.
And, at what cost to you and me?

I’d rather be wrong than be right,
But it seems to me a dreadful plight!
Haven’t we got it? What’s taking so long?
How we’re treating the planet is wrong!

Our world, our children are depending on you,
So tell me please, what will you do?
Will you keep quiet and hide in the dark?
Or decide right now, to make your mark.

The time has gone now when we failed to see,
The truth that was hidden from you and me,
An abundant Earth for all to share,
When we stop competing and start to care.


For me, the question I often ask,
What’s the agenda hidden behind the mask?
What do they gain from the stories they fuel,
Millions of money or potential ridicule?

Stop the stories before they start,
Tune in, listen to your heart.
Hear it’s calling, what’s it say?
Is it really to look the other way?

The truth is out there, so they say,
Yet it’s in the heart the wise choose to play.
You know the answers, you always did.
Just think back to when you were a kid.

Our minds are conditioned, it’s a fact of life,
Is yours conditioned for trouble and strife?
Do you feel powerless, strong or weak,
Repel your magnificence? Just to be meek?

It is not by shrinking and remaining unheard,
That we diminish the power of thing’s that we dread,
It’s like reassuring a child at night,
All we need, is to switch on the light.

Put the pieces together and it’s easy to see,
The illusion that played out around you and me,
There is no lack, we have the solutions we need.
Yet many continue in the game of greed.

Changing within, really does change without,
It’s up to you to raise your voice and shout!
I write for me and all I hold dear,
This world needs love, let go of the fear.

Whatever your label, we need to stop the fight.
This battle is not to we won by might.
The elite, the kabal, the 1%
It's ALL consciousness, that’s what they meant!

The sages, the saints, the Masters of past,
They paved the way and we got here at last,
Be thankful for they have led the way,
To humanity’s brightest day.

Transcending the drama’s all well and good,
And we can still do that while protecting our food,
Let us never forget with what we’ve been blessed.
As we focus on creating heaven manifest.

Rashelle Reid

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