The Breaking Of The Iron Wall

strifeOur times are different in that the question “What is the meaning of life?” is becoming relevant to all of humanity. We begin to realize that life demands our mutual accordance, compromises, understanding, and coexistence. And we can create the kind of connection among us that is necessary for our survival only through the method of Kabbalah.

Therefore, today we see the disintegration of the iron wall between the science of Kabbalah and humanity, which Baal HaSulam discussed.  The wall has existed for 2000 years, and is now breaking. This is because questions have arisen along with the development of relationships among people, and therein lies the precise location of the breaking. It is here that the science of Kabbalah (and only the science of Kabbalah) can help.

Therefore, salvation will not come on its own. Humanity will not find any regulators to correct our fall, but will find that everything depends only on the development of positive relationships among people. Many people are talking about the need for proper relationships, but no one has the means for correction, the ability to draw the Light, the Upper energy, the force of Nature. If people need to connect to each other by rising above their egoism, they will be unable to do this without the science of Kabbalah.

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The Power Of The Right Side

soul4In the News (from LiveScience):Most People Prefer Right Ear for Listening” Most people prefer to be addressed in their right ears in everyday settings and are more likely to do a favor when the request is received in their right ears rather than their left ones, new research suggests… we actually hear information better in our right ears, [Luca Tommasi of the University “Gabriele d’Annunzio” in Chieti, Italy] said…The brain’s left hemisphere is more involved in language processing, which justifies the preferential use of the right (contralateral) ear for listening in everyday situations, he said.

My Comment: Kabbalah states that one must always start from the right. The right part of Nature is bestowing, while the left is receiving. When you ask for something, talk into the person’s right ear!

After starting from the right side, you then turn to the left: upon gathering the power of the right, bestowing side, one can turn to the left side so as to correct the egoism of the left side.

Everything should be done right to left.

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The ‘Culture Of Irresponsibility’ Is A Result Of Our Egoism

analysis20of20the20crisis2In the news (from The MailOnline):Barack Obama announces sweeping changes to the US financial system in a bid to end ‘culture of irresponsibility’” President Obama has announced the biggest shake-up of regulation of the US financial system since the Great Depression… Mr. Obama claimed his new ‘rules of the road’ were desperately needed because ‘a culture of irresponsibility took root from Wall Street to Washington to Main Street.’..

My Comment: Irresponsibility stems from our natural egoism, which does not let us consider others over profit, power or fame. Boosting and enforcing government regulations is not a substitute for people’s sense of responsibility for the world they live in. The Soviet Union has already tried and failed to cure egoism through force. This will be President Obama’s great mistake, but it will then be followed by the realization and acceptance of Kabbalah as the method of correction of man’s egoistic nature. Unfortunately, humanity will have to suffer a great deal before that happens!

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An Inner Act Of Kindness Is Good For You

laitman_2009-03_8183In the News (from EurekAlert):‘Life force’ linked to body’s ability to withstand stress” – Our ability to withstand stress-related, inflammatory diseases may be associated, not just with our race and sex, but with our personality as well, according to a study published in the July issue of the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. An emerging area of medical science examines the mind-body connection, and how personality and stress contribute to disease in the aging body. Long-term exposure to hormones released by the brains of people under stress, for instance, takes a toll on organs. The current study found that extroverts, and in particular those high “dispositional activity” or engagement in life, have dramatically lower levels of the inflammatory chemical interleukin 6.

My Comment: An inner act of kindness “from self to others” allows the body to get rid of harmful (physical, nervous, emotional, spiritual) symptoms and let go of them. It is beneficial to give and love!

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The Best Education Is One That Forms A Student Into A Human

there-are-no-creatures-on-other-planetsA question I received: What is the Light that Reforms in education for children?

My Answer: The Light that Reforms is an Upper force, the force of wisdom that comes from the teacher and influences the student who then asks, “What is it?”

The Light that reforms is an effect of the Upper degree on the lower, an influence with force and status, not knowledge. When the lower one equalizes his qualities with those of the Upper one, he reveals what is in the Upper one. Therefore, a true upbringing consists of constantly supplying the children with situations to tackle. Through discussion, problem solving, and overcoming obstacles in their own way to solutions, they eventually attain the knowledge on their own.

It turns out, that the truest form of teaching is through discussion. Ancient schools used precisely that method. Rabbi Akiva sat under a tree surrounded by his students where together they discussed various topics.

Other nations as well used to establish a special place where people would come to discuss various matters. They came and left freely, listened to others and expressed their opinions. Thanks to discussions and the free exchange of opinions, a person was included in the society. This form of education was characteristic of many cultures, even the word “school,” translated from the ancient Greek, means “leisure” – time well spent.

Herein lies the essence of a school: a person goes there to partake of the pleasant atmosphere, beneficial for his/her development. Instead, we stuff dry knowledge into the kids’ heads, clogging them to their detriment. They can’t stand such education. Firstly, a person doesn’t study his own self, rather he is like a robot being stuffed with data. Secondly, he’s not shaped into a ‘Human.’ That, according to Aristotle and Plato, brings great harm.

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