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New Life #950 – Being A Celebrity

New Life #950 – Being A Celebrity
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe


Why does it seem to us that being a “celebrity” means being happy; how is publicity about a person influential, and how do we direct the natural desire for publicity to a positive place?

The desire to be respected and well-known is inherent in a person and today when this is possible, everyone wants to be a celebrity.

The stars of the future will teach others to be happy by attaining the essence of life. They will be people who succeeded in rising above their own egoistic calculations.
From KabTV’s “New Life #950 – Being A Celebrity,” 1/21/18

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New Life #949 – Women In The Management Of Society

New Life #949 – Women In The Management Of Society
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe


In the future, women will function like mothers and will care for all of society like a family. They will be involved in education, culture, and building good connections between people, whereas men are more inclined to be involved in industry and research. A new kind of social education will redefine what it means to be feminine; a woman’s identity will no longer be associated with external beauty but with her concern for all of society.
From KabTV’s “New Life #949 – Women In The Management Of Society,” 1/16/18

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Screen And Social Responsibility

laitman_608.02Question: Kabbalah uses the term “screen” on the desire to receive. So a person always wants to receive something.

Is it possible to equate a concept of social responsibility or responsibility to society with the concept of a screen?

Answer: Yes. The screen is an absolutely clear anti-egoistic, anti-individualistic social orientation in a person’s actions and thoughts, i.e., actions for the sake of society in spite of egoism.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 8/20/17

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Education In The Society Of The Future

laitman_942Question: What should the educational environment of the society of the future look like?

Answer: It will need to consist only of tens in which people learn how to connect with each other and solve all problems and study all subjects together.

Question: The classical structure of the educational system includes students, teachers, and the subject of study. How do these three components fit into the concept of the ten?

Answer: The teacher is the organizer who asks the students a specific number of questions and gives them a specific amount of information. The students must then, with the help of this information and their connection, solve the questions.

First, they practice connecting with each other. Let’s say they need to study some topic in physics. Before they start studying, they connect with each other such that they become as a single unit with one desire and one mind. They can then start studying physics correctly.

Naturally, they will experience the subject in a completely new way.

Question: In the groups there is usually a differentiation: one is a better writer, another reads, etc. Is differentiation allowed in a ten for the sake of achieving a common goal?

Answer: Of course. It is even written in The Book of Zohar. One reads, another writes, the third discusses, and the fourth prepares the solutions, excerpts, citations, and so forth. Each person’s abilities are gathered into a unified whole.

Furthermore, no one is told in advance what to do. There are no set limitations nor any specific roles assigned. On their own, through their connection, the students find their individual places for maximal contribution to the group.

Question: Do you place importance on knowledge?

Answer: The new level of knowledge is not egoistic knowledge, but what is gleaned from the integral spiritual system being revealed. This knowledge is beyond the limits of Einstein’s theory.

Question: So there are ten students who know the problem they need to solve. Do they formulate the goal themselves, decide which abilities are needed to reach this goal, and then delegate tasks and move toward that goal also through mutual decision?

Answer: They must solve any and all problems only from their unity. They will have a new mind, new sensations, new interconnections—a ten, as one shared structure.

Within this structure of connection, call it a “matrix” or Partzuf, they will find the solution to any question: technical, biological, whatever. Other methods for finding solutions do not exist.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 8/17/17

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A Kabbalistic Guarantee

laitman_265Question: When you talk about the future society, you mention the word “commune” (a collective farm). After the bloody and violent seventy-year attempt to impose the ideas of communism on one-fifth of the world’s population, what guarantees do Kabbalists give that it won’t produce an even worse totalitarian system?

Answer: Nobody intends to entice humanity into communes. A person who is ready to live in a truly altruistic community lives in absolute freedom. He strives to maintain altruistic spiritual relationships with others and to provide mutual spiritual help where people become united into groups of ten and groups of ten into hundreds, thousands, and so forth in order to fill the space between them with the quality of bestowal. With the quality of bestowal they establish, they discover the higher power that will fill them with love. This is the discovery of the Creator.

Question: So this is meant for someone who has been prepared for it through the appropriate education and wants to do it? It’s not about someone being forced into it?

Answer: Certainly. You cannot obligate anyone by force here. There must be absolute freedom of choice, which requires education.

Question: Baal HaSulam writes that with altruistic communism, people will stand in line to enter such a society, and it will be determined if one is ready to enter it or not. So there won’t be any coercion at all?

Answer: Correct, because a person needs to be ready to connect with others properly. People who enter this community and who are included in these reciprocal relationships immediately discover Ein Sof (infinity), the limitless creation, the higher power they are in, and they will feel that they exist eternally.

Remark: When Baal HaSulam tried to explain this, they accused him of being a communist. After all, the discovery of the Creator, the disclosure of the quality of bestowal within me, and as a consequence, its manifestation similar to communism in our world, cannot be comprehended in the mind.

My Comment: No, this is not the same communism as in the past. The essence of the commune is that there will be inner connections with each other, not connections through money, communal life, or small villages.

When there is the right inner connection, each person thinks about his interconnection with others. Only this creates a common connection among people on the level of the soul in which they discover their higher life. In other words, even if I were to be separated from my physical body today, I would remain spiritually alive.

Relationships are based on a clear understanding that we are in an eternal, perfect, and reciprocal system. These are not ordinary human feelings. This happens within the same network we exist in today. We don’t need to create anything. We only need to discover this network.

Question: What is it like when I feel that another person is a part of me?

Answer: Let’s assume you discover that you depend on us. Then you will begin to relate to us differently because our existence determines your existence. This is no longer called egoism because you begin to relate to others in the same way you relate to yourself. Everything begins from egoism. If I depend on others, I must act in a way that is good for them so that it will also be good for me. This is a very precise and completely egoistic act.

But this is only the beginning. After that, from Lo Lishma (an intention only for myself) we move to Lishma (an intention for the sake of bestowal). When I work like this, it becomes clear to me that bestowal itself provides me with a higher level of existence. In other words, I begin to understand within my egoism that it is worthwhile for me to be released from the ego. This is called, “the angel of death becomes the angel of life.” The ego overcomes itself.

Question: Is it possible to bring large numbers of people to these relationships through education?

Answer: The entirety of humanity. This is our mission.

Question: Do you have an education plan for 2018?

Answer: Yes. But it is not something to discuss. It’s something we need to apply! Entering a state of a spiritual Ubar (embryo) is the first step in our program, and we will achieve it in the coming year.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/24/17

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Society Of The Future: Conflict Resolution

627.2Question: How will a person in the future society resolve conflicts at work?

Answer: Everything is solved only through unification and people coming closer together.

When people get closer to each other above conflicts, they begin to perceive the next level of comprehension, insight, and understanding.

In nature, everything exists integrally. If we become more like nature, then our solutions will always be correct: we will extract them from nature and adapt ourselves.

Question: Will there be a difference between industrial and social conflicts?

Answer: No, all conflicts are social. If we solve conflict on a social level, we can then be error-free in any production.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 8/17/17

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Multifaceted Integral System

laitman_929Question: Many scientists conduct their research through trial and error.

Will the individual who begins working with nature also do so by the method of blows and rewards, or will the warning bells begin to work, letting him know whether he is progressing correctly so he won’t need to go by the path of blows?

Answer: When we check to see whether our interactions are structured correctly, a multifaceted system appears. These interactions, even when we are not yet consciously aware of our efforts, are being corrected from above by the controlling force and we don’t even suspect it.

Even though we say that this is so, we still do not experience it consciously. We cannot determine this force in us because we do not yet have contact with it. But gradually it shapes us.

The main thing for this controlling force is to make one united desire, one united intention out of us so that those people who enter this system are as one united organism, one structure. Furthermore, individuals still remain distinct, in no way erase their individuality or lower themselves to zero. Quite the opposite, they develop egoistically even more, but in doing so, they complement each other.

This, in essence, is the strength of such activity: when opposite elements develop more and more and complement each other specifically because of their opposite natures.

In this manner, the entire system becomes powerful because it has a plus, a minus, and a tremendous amount of interesting interconnections built on a multifaceted foundation—pros, cons, all kinds of connections, and so on. Also, this system is completely integrated. That is how it appears within us.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation,” 8/16/17

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The Last Generation: Each Will Fill His Own Niche

laitman_268.01In the society of the last generation there will be no entrepreneurs and none who fall behind because each will fill his own niche in the collective soul and it will be clear to the society that without the participation of each, it is not whole. Each person will be equally valued because this is an integral system. That’s why in the society of the last generation there are no oppressed and no oppressors, no winners and no losers.

Question: Then why did nature divide people into different classes?

Answer: In order for them to work on themselves.

Question: If in the society of the last generation someone comes up with a brilliant idea, will he be able to actualize it?

Answer: If you exist within an integral system, then you, being in your correct placement within the system, will not be able to suddenly come up with some brilliant idea that you are not able to actualize. You will not need to go anywhere or prove anything.

That which arises within you is needed for the equilibrium of the system specifically from the place that you occupy. But, because right now we are not yet in this system, the individual needs to somewhere, somehow force his ideas forward.

Question: But doesn’t this also arise precisely because the system is affecting me? Isn’t it just that right now I don’t feel its effect, but in the society of the future I will and will be grateful to this system for whatever is happening? Will there be gratitude?

Answer: Absolutely. To the point of complete happiness.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation,” 8/7/17

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Laitman_055Baal HaSulam, The Writings of the Last Generation: The majority in every society is always the backward. The diligent are no more than thirty percent of society.

This is determined by the type of society. For example, in the developed European society, the diligent people may be 20%, but in Asian or African society, the percentage would be lower.

This does not depend on the mental development, but the nature of people. You come to Latin America and see how important carnivals and soccer are. That’s all? Of course not, and I don’t want to be a reductionist, but this is a bold Latin American characteristic.

If you go, for example, to Germany, France, or Holland, then you are surprised by how well they have they have established production and with what zeal they perform everything.

However, all these are temporary differences, we just have not found the right complement to each other yet. Eventually, humanity will come to an understanding of how it can complement each other harmoniously and there will not be a person with a bad character, with a bad psychological inner mood. If you take into account everyone’s uniqueness that has a special place in the system, you will get an absolutely harmonious system.
From Kab TV’s “The Last Generation” 8/7/17

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Leadership In The Future Society

laitman_259.02Property owners will be under public supervision, or under self-trusteeship, or through bookkeeping. (Baal HaSulam, “The Last Generation”)

The society of the future will constantly move forward. However, a person is still born an egoist. His parents do not pass anything onto him from the high spiritual level that they have achieved. And he, born as an animal, has to gradually enter into a totally new area, a new environment. He has to go through all of these transformations.

However, people will move very quickly into this new system of interconnection. Today, even a small child is much better at handling a mobile phone or a computer than his parents.

Question: On one hand, it is better for me to give up as much property as possible and free myself from all these types of concerns. On the other hand, I want to serve society. So maybe I should do the opposite and acquire different factories?

Answer: So, do what the society tells you to do. You should not just listen to the demands of society but strive to be as useful as possible to society. And in what way? That, you decide together with the leaders.

Leadership is not cancelled. There is an ideological leadership called Sanhedrin as well as corporeal planning, guidance, and leadership. But, most importantly, the society operates with new principles.

Question: I cannot even think that I could disobey the Sanhedrin’s decision, is that right?

Answer: You are not interested in disagreeing because each move that is suggested to you by society and which you perform for the sake of the society’s good, ends up benefiting you as well.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 7/31/17

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