The Task Only We Can Handle

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: Is it possible to define in two sentences the concept of unity to which people can aspire?

Answer: Unity is an action that turns all of humanity into an integral part of nature. Thus, we reassure nature—inside and outside us—and all together abide in peace and balance with all the forces.

Everything becomes calm in a psychological sense, in mechanical, biological, zoological, and other interactions. At every level, all the forces come to equilibrium. There is nothing better than the state of equilibrium. It is a harmony between all the parts which finally feel a real life instead of a struggle between them.

There are plenty of such examples in nature. It is a fact accepted by nearly all natural scientists, as well as sociologists and psychologists. We do not need to try too hard because today, many people are already thinking in that direction.

However, because of everyone’s individual egoism, they cannot unite to make it public, to confirm their vision in front of everyone. Even if they tried, their words would be completely powerless due to the lack of spirit in them.

The public explanation is entrusted solely to us, and no one can intercept this prerogative. They do understand, but are not able to organize and reach people. This task is assigned to us.

Question: Exactly what allows us to explain what is happening to humanity?

Answer: It is the internal connection with the source of good, with the source that performs correction. This is what no one but us has.

We cannot pass this task to anybody else. We do not hold it to ourselves; it’s simply that no one else can realize it. The explanation has to come from the connection with the upper one.
From the 5th part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/26/2011, “Matan Torah (The Giving of the Torah)”

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My Role In The Group

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: What should be my role in the group: Zeir Anpin or Malchut? Or both of them?

Answer: You need to fulfill your friends with all your strength. This is the main commandment of the Torah: “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” I am not Malchut, I am Zeir Anpin. My only wish is to receive desires from everyone and fulfill them.

Then who represents Malchut? I play the role of Malchut before my friends in order to receive from them the strength for bestowal. This is a different channel of interconnection. I receive from them the strength to be the giver, and then I rise above them to bestow to them. The cells in the body interact the same way: Every cell receives from others and bestows to them.
From the 5th part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/27/2011, “Matan Torah (The Giving of the Torah)”

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What Is A Bright, Fine Desire?

Dr. Michael LaitmanBaal HaSulam, The Study of the Ten Sefirot, Part 1, “Table of Questions and Answers for the Meaning of the Words”: Item 15. What is Zakh. Behina Aleph (the first phase) of the will to receive is defined as more bright (Zakh) than the three Behinot (phases) that follow her.

“Fine” and “rough” are defined relative to the will to receive. In the root phase, Keter, there is no depth (Aviut) to the desire to enjoy at all, but only the will to bestow is given, instilled by the Creator in every creature. Therefore, the first phase (Aleph) is the beginning of the creature, its desire to enjoy, and it is brighter and finer than the other three phases that follow.

This is because it hasn’t yet experienced many impressions from the influence of the Creator, the Light, which makes it the brightest. The Light hasn’t yet developed it to the depth of desire suitable for use. It is still the very beginning, the embryo of the desire, and in this sense, it’s the closest to the Light.

It doesn’t yet have any independent action and its own reaction. However, when it begins to react at the end of the first phase, it causes the emergence of the second phase, Bet.
From the 3rd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/20/2011, Talmud Eser Sefirot

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Turning To The Creator To Get Light For The Friend

Dr. Michael LaitmanThe Torah starts with the condition of loving another as yourself. Under this condition a person comes from love for the other to love for the Creator and reaches adhesion. And adhesion with the upper force is the purpose of creation that we have to reach.

Granted, we cannot talk about this when we’re disseminating to the masses. We hide this part in the same way that we do not tell children the entire truth about our world all at once. We gradually, as much as it is possible, disclose the truth to the parts of desire or the people who are not ready to hear it in full. We tell them what they can accept, what is close to them, and what will benefit them. And then, as they grow, we reveal to them more and more.

According to the principle of love for the other, I should come to a state when all desires of another become more important and greater to me than my own. I use my desires, my forces, to service the other, in order to fulfill his desires.

Indeed, we are built in such a way that we can fulfill the desires of the other by means of our own desires, but only through the Creator. I have nothing to give to others, but if I turn to the Creator in order to satisfy the desires of another, my vessel will suddenly appear to be designed precisely for this: to establish a connection with the Creator and receive from Him what I intend to give to the other.

Thus, the action starts from the other whose desires I want to accept as my own, above myself, to raise his desires along with my own to the Creator, to receive forces and fulfillment from Him, and give them to the other.

This reminds us about what we study during the lessons: Malchut ascends to Zeir Anpin and rises together with him to Bina. They are also called two brothers; one of them is the first born who takes twice as much in order to grow up and be ready to perform a Zivug (coupling) that will allow carrying the Light to the lower one. This is what happens in our relationships as well. All the souls act in this manner.

Thus, anyone who bestows to the other takes the form of Zeir Anpin. And everyone who receives takes the form of Malchut, Shechina, which connects to Zeir Anpin, to the upper one, the giving friend. Thus, we actualize the theory which we study during the lessons on The Study of the Ten Sefirot.
From the 5th part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/27/2011, “Matan Torah (The Giving of the Torah)”

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