Question: What does it mean to sentence the whole world to a scale of merit?
Answer: It means that I care about people and don’t blame anyone but myself, and take it upon myself to correct them. Of course, the upper Light is needed in order to do that, but I am the one who raises MAN and does the work that will correct the world.
If we truly look at the world with all its horrors, what has happened and what is forthcoming, then we must admit that this is how the corrupt desire to receive behaves since it is in concealment. I can correct it, to illuminate it a little with the Light that Reforms. This is what my attitude towards everything that has happened in the world should be, starting from ancient times until today.
This is how Kabbalists see it. Therefore, it is hard for them to identify with the public, with religious people who curse all the villains in the world throughout history. After all, these are “puppets” that fulfilled humanity’s general desire to receive. What can be done when the Light is opposite the vessel and there is no Masach (screen) between them although there should already be one, when the system that balances them is lacking, when the “adaptor” is missing?
When the Light and the vessel get close to each other, they create a “short circuit” between them, which brings about wars and other disasters. This is because the darkness is revealed, the abyss that is between the two opposites. When a Kabbalist looks at this, he understands the reason for everything that happens. He tries to do whatever he can, but he also sees that there is no point blaming the villains for their actions.
We mustn’t pray for the death of sinners, but that they will reform.
From the 4th part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/06/12,“The Arvut (Mutual Guarantee)”