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My Thoughts On Twitter, 9/7/17

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#Reality is nothing more than a hallucination created by the mind. But when our hallucinations overlap, we call them “reality.”

Current #education crisis is here because for the first time in history the younger generation requires education to develop character.

Cataclysms? The problem isn’t restoring the ecosystem, but in creating a UNIFIED system where everything is one #nature, not man & nature!

General & particular are equal (Kabbalistic principle). Nature’s system is integral, so my minor action disrupts the whole system (#crisis)

Education is through personal example. #Children pick up everything—the adults must simply build a circle (ten) of interaction with them.

Error in #education: a parent from the past generation is teaching a child of this gen. who needs a teacher from future gen. (Kabbalist).

Replacing all salaries and pensions with #UBI (universal basic income) is the foundation of a just society. All other actions come after it

#quote Fighting the ego is like trying to put out fire with gasoline. The ego is created to be corrected, not destroyed!

Destroying the ego’s negative force is impossible. It can only be subdued by adding a positive force into our world. #EGO

The real terrorist is hatred toward others that’s inside all of us! By extinguishing it we destroy the foundation of #evil in the world!

#HarveyRelief #Texas Balance among all people brings harmony, and allows humanity to lead a peaceful life on Earth.

My interview with @Dreuz_1fo journalist Jean Patrick Grumberg about #Jewish Unity

From Twitter, 9/7/17

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Is God Good Or Evil?

laitman_566.02Question from Facebook: Is the Creator the Creator in order to create evil. If it is necessary to know God through misfortune, death, and suffering, then is He the Creator? Is this what people worship? Is the source of love and goodness in Him?

Answer: Under no circumstances does the Creator create evil. By revealing Himself to us gradually, He shows us how opposite we are to Him. And this is experienced by us as pain, evil, and suffering.

But, if we are developing correctly, under correct guidance, upbringing, and influence, then we experience His gradual revelation as an incentive to gain greater attainment of Him, not as evil coming from Him.

By revealing Himself, the Creator demonstrates to us the evil in our nature because it is opposite to Him. And by doing that, He pushes us toward the correction of our nature, toward greater likeness to Him. And when our nature becomes similar to the Creator, we discover absolute goodness, pleasure, and fulfillment.

Question: In other words, the evil that is seemingly coming from Him is actually the evil in me. And He is constant in this influence?

Answer: The Creator is constant in His influence, but does so in the following manner: He reveals Himself to a person in the smallest micro-doses. This is experienced as discomfort or pain by the person, but at the same time, there is also the possibility to begin to work gradually toward correcting himself to resemble the Creator.

When the person achieves equivalence of form to Him, even to that smallest degree to which the Creator came near to him, then the person discovers that the Creator is kind and is the only influence on him. After doing this work within himself, discovering a little of the Creator, drawing a little closer to Him, the Creator reveals Himself further. Once again, the person feels a negative sensation from the oppositeness of his qualities to the Creator, and again, he must correct himself in order to achieve similarity of form to reveal the Creator.

Question: When a person actually feels as if evil is coming from the Creator, what should he do first?

Answer: He must participate in the regular work of the group. There, everything will be explained to him. He will be supported and guided. Most importantly: find a group.

Individual advice will not help because each person exists under a specific type of influence from the Creator, and most importantly, these influences need to be addressed collectively.

Question: So you think that this is the action of the Creator, to push him to move toward others?

Answer: Necessarily. It is written so, and that is the way he must act, whether he wants to or not. A person may not understand this, but this the only way in which this is realized.
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From KabTV’s “News With Michael Laitman,” 8/10/17

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The Russian Canadian: “You Are Where Your Thoughts Are, Part 2“

The Toronto newspaper The Russian Canadian published the second part of my article “You Are Where Your Thoughts Are.”

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So The Lord Will Delight

119Torah, Deuteronomy 28:63: And it will be, just as the Lord rejoiced over you to do good for you and to increase you, so will the Lord cause to rejoice over you to annihilate you and to destroy you. And you will be uprooted from the land which you enter therein, to possess it.

On one hand, the Creator destroys your egoistic desires that prevent you from fulfilling the laws of bestowal and love, but He does it in an evil rather than a kind way. On the other hand, He rejoices because in any case the correction is taking place.

In our world we are unable to appreciate it, in the same way as we are unable to approve of or justify the sufferings that occurred during the inquisition or the Holocaust.

In fact, these are enormous corrections because we could not do them ourselves.

The Creator is the property of the highest degree, which exists in the corrected state, and therefore it is said that He is delighted. After all, this action draws a big Light in the worlds. It causes great darkness within us because we exist in properties opposite to His.
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From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 12/08/16

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Education In The Society Of The Future

laitman_265Baal HaSulam, The Writings of the Last Generation: They have many methodical books of wisdom and morals that prove the glory and sublimity of excellence in bestowing upon others, to a point where the entire nation, from small to great, engage in them wholeheartedly.

We are not speaking here of the general ethics, which is a part of psychology or philosophy. These are not beautiful words and all kinds of behavioral principles that humanity has raised to extreme heights and demands that we be on their level, but it is what we must achieve under the influence of the hidden force of nature.

First of all, behavioral practices must be a result of our correctly organized efforts by which we awaken the surrounding Light, a particularly force of nature, that forms, unites, and leads us to mutual inclusion into each other where our individualities disappear. Then we begin to feel others more than ourselves, above ourselves, as more important.

Like a mother treats a baby as more important to her than herself, that is how a person should come to the upper force that forms the relationship between the mother and her child so it would do the same to us. That is what we should ask of it, demand of it, call for upon it.

That is why we need to exert a certain effort so that the upper force would start changing us in regard to absolute strangers that are removed and opposite to us and later to the whole world. And so we start from a small circle that is closer to us in spirit, in understanding, by awakening the same force to the most outer circles that are not in contact with us.

Baal HaSulam emphasized that everyone should study the methodological texts “from small to great,” i.e., at all levels. We are not speaking here of the actual age of a person for it is impossible to coerce a baby, a small child, or a teenager to grasp the greatness of the highest goal and the ways of achieving it.

For that we need to work amongst ourselves and prepare the next generation through day care centers and schools so that in the teenage years they will begin to understand the virtue of their behavior in the society.
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From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 6/26/17

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What Led To The Creation Of Matter?

laitman_746.02Question: What led to the creation of matter in the spiritual world 14 billion years ago? And why have observers of this matter, able to comprehend the spiritual world, appear only relatively recently?

Answer: The gradual descent of the upper forces to the level of their materialization led to the creation of matter. Then they underwent various states in the material world, starting from the first burst of Light until our current level. Now we are already in the phase of ascent to the upper world through to the three lines.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 3/12/17

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New Life #875 – Connection In A Kabbalah Group

New Life #875 – Connection In A Kabbalah Group
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe

Summary

What brings people to study the wisdom of Kabbalah? Why does one need to build a common desire by studying in a group, and why is it only by that desire that one can reach the revelation of the upper force?
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From KabTV’s “New Life #875 – The Connection In A Kabbalah Group,” 7/4/17

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 09.08.17

Preparation for the Lesson

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Preparation for the Convention “All As One,” in Georgia, “Prayer”

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Peace in the World,” “In the Absence of the Ability to Establish the Attribute of Truth, They Tried to Establish the Noble Attributes”

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