Question: Where will the change come from? Will it happen as a result of the pressure people impose on the government to raise the poor to a normal standard of living? However, this would be a forced measure where neither side understands why they are doing it. Or will there be a change in people’s consciousness?
Answer: It does not matter how it is reached. However, the first state on our path toward correction needs to be to make sure that there is no one left hungry and that everyone becomes educated to live in a new world.
Otherwise, if we do not introduce this kind of education, the blows will continue, and our entire path will be through constant suffering and disasters. However, if we guarantee education and bread for all the people, then this will be enough for every person to advance and reach the goal.
It is clear that everything depends on man’s inner changes, but what should we do until people change? We cannot force the poor to wait and go on being hungry. This is why it is necessary to make sure people receive what they need.
You would think it is a good thing that people have problems that force them to protest in the streets because it gives us an opportunity to go to them and tell them about the mutual guarantee. But no, it is the law of mutual guarantee that obligates us to first make sure that everyone has bread.
Thus, if I were the government, I first would realize two top priority programs. First, raise everyone above poverty level. This must be an economic program. Second, provide everyone with an integral education and knowledge of the new world that humanity needs in order to survive today.
This way, we would solve all the other problems, such as in children’s education, the breakdown of the family unit, and the relationships between people. All the corrections will come from a general, integral upbringing that can be divided into many discreet subjects.
Meanwhile, people will pressure the government, and opposite forces will play against each other until we come to the front of the stage and disseminate the method of mutual guarantee so that it becomes deeply ingrained in people. Right now, every side is acting on behalf of its own truth, but none will succeed because nothing can help without a preliminary education for the sake of mutual guarantee and connection. Every side has wonderful arguments, and they seem to be right in their own way. However, at the same time, none is right because none of what they propose is a solution.
We can only agree with one proposition, which is that the first priority is education. After education, we will see what changes need to be made in society. This is because education will provide us with the knowledge of the world we live in. Any reasonable person understands that people need to have knowledge before making any decisions.
These mutual discussions and questions are very beneficial for advancement. After a week or two, you suddenly will discover that you are a different person. You suddenly will begin to think in a more global way and connect to others in a different way. This will become your normal state of mind.
These changes are easy to achieve. Instead of receiving heavy blows, people will change just by listening to an article and discussing it with others. They will enter a new world. This is called correction.
From the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 10/2/2011, Shamati #219