Scientists have discovered that the appendix, which used to be considered a useless and even problematic organ, plays an important role in a persons’ immune system: It serves as a place for the appearance of bacteria, which are necessary for proper intestinal function.
A person in our world, due to his limits, doesn’t understand how fragmented his knowledge of the world is – but uses it to draw conclusions about the world. It thus seems to him that certain things in nature are redundant, unnecessary, and that some occurrences or properties are even harmful; and he wants to get rid of them. He doesn’t understand that evil – is only within him, in his egoism – and besides his egoism, the whole of nature exists in harmony. It is precisely because of his egoism that man is unable to see, feel and enjoy such harmony.
Kabbalah calls people who want to “correct” our world by getting rid of what seems harmful and redundant, “world correctors” (in quotes) – because such is their opinion of themselves. And if it weren’t for the plan of creation, which is to bring humanity to similarity to the Creator, they would make quite a mess in nature. All of their actions, however, trigger a negative reaction, which we feel as suffering, and which will ultimately convince all of us that rather than correcting the nature surrounding us, we need to correct OUR OWN nature. We will then feel the harmony of the nature and the eternity existing outside of us.
My Current Mood: Refreshed