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Finding The Formula Of Human Evolution

Laitman_715Question: According to the accepted definition of science, the wisdom of Kabbalah is one means of describing and understanding the world around us. What do you want to achieve by promoting not the science, but just one perspective on the structure of the world?

Answer: Every corporeal science is one possible perspective of the structure of the world, while according to the wisdom of Kabbalah, all of nature and everything that was created stems from a desire to receive pleasure—no matter whether we express it by physical or psychological parameters. It turns out that by remaining within the framework of our science we are very limited.

Look what is happening with us. We don’t know where we came from, and we are not sure that we can predict what will happen the next day, not the next minute, or in a few years. What use is science if it doesn’t give people an understanding of the world and how to manage it?

The most important thing is to understand the formula of our development and what happens to us. We don’t even know how the engine that turns and moves us forward works. As Einstein said, we are just like kids playing with pebbles on the beach while the sea itself is unattainable. And so the claim that we can seemingly determine what science is, is like a kids’ game.

On the whole, science is based on human perception because there is a human being behind every instrument who feels and understands everything through his mind and heart. When we take it into account as variables in our measurements, we begin to see the world as a system that is constantly changing, and this system is dominated by us.

We can measure it, feel it, and work with it; we can insert different parameters into it and see what happens. This is already a systematic, cybernetic approach. Man cannot affect nature without changing your parameters because man doesn’t know how to adapt to it and how to see the result.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/28/16

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Answers To Your Questions, Part 132

Laitman_151Question: What does the term “do away with himself” (the expression in Hebrew means to lose one’s reason) refer to according to the wisdom of Kabbalah?

Answer: A person must choose whether to advance within reason or above reason in every situation in life. Above reason refers to advancing against the corporeal mind and reason.

Instead of making the natural choice in the attribute of receiving, a person chooses the attribute of bestowal. If a person cannot advance above reason, he falls to the corporeal mind and reason, within reason, and this means that he does away with himself.

Question: What do the terms “uniqueness – Yichud – יחוד” and “Jew – Yehud – יהוד” mean? When does the letter “Chet” change to “Hey” and why?

Answer: It is in many sources, because all letters of the Hebrew alphabet are interchangeable, i.e., are built in accordance with the 10 Sefirot. See the article about the letters.
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China Favors The Establishment Of Palestine

laitman_547_02Comment: The Prime Minister of China, in his appearance at the Arab League, declared that Israel must be divided into a Jewish nation and a Palestinian nation with the capital of the Palestinian nation in East Jerusalem. They allocated 7.6 million dollars for this.

Response: It only appears to be allocated. There is no nation in the world that will not protect Israel until the UN will make a decision to liquidate the “Zionist Nation.” They will determine the date and the time period for the process when everyone must leave the territory of the nation. Each will leave for wherever he wants, for wherever they will agree to accept, if at all.

This is what will happen here in Israel if we continue to engage in personal benefit, with schemes of one against the other, and think only about this.

We all know how we treat each other instead of uniting, how everyone hates each other in the Knesset, trying to impose his opinion. If it will continue to be like that, we have no future.

Question: Does this mean that Israel will not have any friends at all?

Answer: A nation has no friends, there are only interests. This is what determines whether a nation is friendly or not. According to the given interests, we have no friends because we are behaving improperly. We are not telling and not showing humanity what we must do so that the world can be saved and their condition improved specifically thanks to our correct behavior.

It is up to us to show the world an example of how to unite, how to raise the standard of living, social relationships, and everything else because in this way we attract the Upper Light, the upper force, to us that can implement all of the changes in our nature, and then just wait for this situation to influence the world.

The upper force is not God as we think. This is the force that exists in nature, and it is necessary to know how to attract it so it changes mankind and adds to the evil that fills our world, good—a positive force. And without it, we are only influenced by the negative pole.

If we do this, then not only will we have friends, but everyone will even follow us with their eyes shut because the world has nowhere else to go. We just need to show them a personal example of the method of unification.

Therefore we must do this so that the people of Israel will know what the realization of their historical mission is. Without this, the world will drive us in a terrible way, not only here, but also from every point in the world. The future lies only in unification.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 4/24/16

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Who Is Better Off?

Laitman_506_3Question: In the corporeal world people lie, flatter, provoke intrigues, and gloat at the failure of others. Do such behaviors exist in the spiritual world too?

Answer: Human nature is egoistic. We constantly want to see ourselves in the best possible condition, to be superior to others, better than others, etc. Everyone measures his position relative to others or with respect to himself: am I superior to others or are they inferior to me, so then I feel better.

Tis does not exist in the spiritual world because there everything is felt in the opposite manner. The more highly regarded others are, the better we feel.

Question: If a person pleases another without receiving a reward, does it mean that the soul is happy?

Answer: It is merely a positive use of the ego. The ego is pleased and so it does it for others, which means that a person uses his natural ego correctly and safely.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/21/16

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Japan: Robots Are Replacing Farmers

Laitman_405Question: The world is approaching robotization (the replacement of people by robots) more and more. In Japan, for example, robots have begun to replace farmers, and toward the end of 2016, they are planning to build a completely robotic farm. It is interesting to see that a Japanese literature competition held recently finished with a novel that was written by a robot. So, gradually, robots are replacing people.

Answer: It is possible to replace people in everything, except spiritual work.

A point in the heart is within each one of us. This is a spiritual point, a connection with the Creator, or our resemblance to Him. This point in the heart cannot be created artificially because this attribute is given to a living person, a biological entity, and we cannot transfer and implant this in a robot.

So, we should not worry about the loss of work that robots will carry out.

We must do what people must do: develop this point of divinity within us to the point of full resemblance and equivalence to the Creator. The resemblance that is developed in us is what is called Adam (Man). Everything else is a body on the animate level, not on the level of Adam. Robots were created only to push us toward this work.

Question: What does “becoming like the Creator” mean?

Answer: Becoming like the Creator is developing the internal and hidden desire within us that attracts us toward oneness, friendship, mutual help, and connection to the mutual merging of everyone into one single image called Adam, from the word “Domeh” (similar to the Creator). It is up to every person, all of humanity, to reach this state.

We can do this. For this, there are unique forces in nature. The wisdom of Kabbalah speaks about this, and helps in discovering and using them so that we will become like the Creator.

The future of humanity is a society in which all of the physical work will be carried out by robots and machines, while people will be involved with spiritual work. This is the human level.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 4/24/16

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New Life #567 – Everyone Is Corrupt

New Life #567 – Everyone Is Corrupt
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Summary

Anyone who reaches a position of power may become corrupt; this is a general social phenomenon. Corruption is the outcome of the state the Israeli society is in. Each of us would do the same in that position.

Everyone is a small thief, the grocer, the taxi driver, everyone. Those in higher positions have more options. The time of idealist leaders is over; Menachem Begin was probably the last. Today everything is corrupt. Everyone is infected by his egoism. See the situation on the roads, at workplaces, at the supermarket, everywhere. Very few would behave differently.

According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, 10% of the world population behave differently. They are altruistic from birth. Their desire to receive is built differently. They receive egoistic pleasure from helping others, and so they don’t need to correct the ego.

In the past religion restrained a man’s ego, it promised him heaven. Today nothing helps. In the modern world the ego has no inhibitions no matter if a person is non-religious, religious, Ashkenazic, Middle Eastern or anything. The growing ego will bring the collapse of Israel; our only hope is a revolution in education. We have to re-educate ourselves. We have to build a new human being together. We need to learn that there is also a positive force in human nature and that there is a method of connecting to it and correcting everything.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #567 – Everyone Is Corrupt,” 5/12/15

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 05.23.16

Writings of Rabash, “Dargot HaSulam,” Article 24

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