Question: To date, the Internet communication network Facebook has registered 500 million users. It’s more than the entire population of the United States and signifies that every 12th person in the world is using this system. Do you think that such a system can bring us closer to the spiritual communication that Kabbalah describes? How do you see Facebook’s role in mankind’s evolution?
Answer: I think that all means of communication developed by humanity, specifically the Internet, a global communication network, will do us a lot of good. All of this derives from our desire to be more connected with each other, connected namely not at the corporeal, external level, but through a deeper, inner connection.
We haven’t yet learned to use the opportunities presented to us. As in everything else, we, as egoists, start by using all novelties somewhat to our disadvantage until we find a more appropriate form. But I am very happy to hear how successful the development of such networks between people is, and I have great expectations with regard to them.
Isn’t it evident that nature is pushing us toward a tighter interconnection? Today, we discover that all of us are interconnected and interdependent. These are the laws of nature that are being revealed to us today. And if we go along with them, we will definitely win.
The same goes for any law of nature: If we know and follow it, we benefit from doing so. Therefore, using the social Internet communication networks that help people connect is very useful, although they act like little children there, always fighting and arguing with each other. But later on, they start gradually learning how to communicate correctly and respect each other’s opinion.
I think that mankind will quickly pass through this childhood and come to a state when it will start utilizing all these social networks in a dignified and correct manner and that through them, we will start realizing that essentially we are all as one man, one system.
From a TV Program “Ask the Kabbalist” 1/20/2011