The End Of Family!

Dr. Michael LaitmanIn the News (from OxygenLiveOutLoud): ”Oxygen Media released initial findings of a study conducted by uSamp, providing insights into motherhood and adoption, revealing that a whopping 87 percent of Americans believe the definition of a traditional family has evolved and 55 percent say there is no longer traditional family. …

“The study reveals American’s are becoming increasingly more acceptable of societal changes in how traditional family is defined and judged, along with the changing roles men and women take on in this new family dynamic. When looking at the idea of motherhood, more people define a ‘mother’ as the woman who raised you (82 percent) compared to the woman who gave birth to you (53 percent). …

“More people believe same-sex couples can be great parents (79 percent), women are taking on traditionally male roles today (88 percent), men take on traditionally female roles (76 percent), and even a single father can act as a mom (78 percent). …

“Most Americans admit that the definition of a traditional family has changed over the past few years.”

My Comment: All this is a product of the last stage of the development of egoism in the human being and society as a whole. The destruction of the family ends the entire first stage, the egoistic stage of human development. The next is its transition to the following stage, to the altruistic one, in which society will be similar to the entire united integral nature, will be one whole with nature, and not a cancerous tumor as it is today.

It depends on us by what force we will advance: Consciously, voluntarily, learning how to become united, or “forced into happiness” through suffering. The method of integral education is offered to humanity to learn the good path.

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Spirit Which Transcends The Body

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: In the next stage of development of humanity, it will be more sensitive. There are a number of trends that confirm this. First, the children of today are much more sensitive to receiving information. Second, we see that today on television there are dozens of entertainment programs on which psychics and many other people with more subtle sensitivities appear with a clarity that is unknown to us.

One gets the impression that humanity is changing internally if not externally then at the level of the organization of the biological body or its method of processing information. Does some kind of law exist here?

Answer: All of these problems began to appear hundreds of thousands of years ago at the time of transition from the ape to the human. We came down from the trees, gradually stopped hunting, began to be involved with farming, passed through a system of slavery, started to establish cities and civilizations, to print money, invent writing, and so forth. All this helped in human development.

So, in our day, a need is appearing in humanity to feel the guiding power that will give us the possibility of discovering why we are living, the ability to feel its purpose, and to attain this while we are still alive in this world and not just in the next world as religion would tell us. We need to attain the next higher state, regardless of whether the body lives or dies. While being in the physical body, it is as if we are actually found outside of it, next to it, only identifying ourselves with the body.

With the help of the special lessons of integral learning that help a person to develop connections—how “to go outside of oneself,” to feel the other, to live within him, to love him, to be integrated with him—with this, a person develops the technology for psychological emergence from himself.

In addition, when he begins to realize this, he sees that he is not a body but rather a spirit, desire and intellect, which doesn’t exist within a body. The body is merely their temporary carrier, but this carrier can convey all its information wherever it wants, from one bearer to another, from one computer to another computer.

When a person begins to understand that he can “transfer himself,” then a sensation of freedom appears in him. So, from this, he can solve completely different problems.
From KabTV’s “Through Time” 3/20/13

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External Help For The Sake Of An Inner Connection

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: What does it mean to use the teacher in order to connect with the upper level?

Answer: To use the teacher means to follow the teacher’s recommendations and commandments. The teacher recommends that the student should work on his connection with the friends and engage in the dissemination of this method, of integral education—this includes working on preparing the material and disseminating it—and a person’s incorporation in the group. But he should do all that thinking that by this he brings his teacher contentment.

External Help For The Sake Of An Inner Connection
It’s a very simple system. There is my group of ten and we have to be impressed by one another in order to connect together to a higher level, which is called a teacher, Rav (Rav stands for one who is greater, which means an upper level). We want to overcome and to fulfill the gap between our level and his, which means to ascend.

But how can I ascend if I am repulsed by the upper level? I have to see it as grace, as extremely attractive, and so I have to be impressed by the friends as for the greatness of the upper level. If I can imagine by myself that this level is great and that it contains everything that is good, then I probably don’t think about it correctly, but quite the opposite.

This is called using the teacher’s body, which provides external help which you are sure is his desire. The teacher says what and how we should do it: how to study, how to connect, how to disseminate the method, and according to which criteria we should exist.

Question: How can we check that we are already in contact with the teacher?

Answer: You can only check this when you have the recognition on the level of the teacher.
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/05/13,  Writings of  Baal HaSulam, “A Speech for the Completion of The  Zohar

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Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: Is it possible to realize integral unity not just among the workers in the factories, but within companies on the managerial level?

Answer: Yes. We have already tried to institute the integral method among school teachers, factory directors, mayors, and all kinds of political parties who are in an adversarial relationship with each other, not to mention school students, college students, and so forth. And we have always achieved success. Always! Which is to say, the right presentation of questions, the discussion in which incidentally two or three of our representatives take part, wonderfully elevate the person and he becomes completely different.

Therefore it’s necessary to arrange workshops for company managers also, for in spite of it all, they belong to a single collective body, and then we must begin to create an internal, mutual understanding between them. They will see how much easier and more pleasant it will be for them to solve problems after the workshop, for credibility is created among them.

It’s as if we are organizing a single mind, a single heart, a single feeling, that is already operating on the next level. Certainly they will get results and reach decisions that they didn’t even consider before.

They will understand how it’s possible to achieve an optimal variant so that every one of them will also benefit without having to annoy each other. Life becomes simple and easy.
From KabTV’s “Through Time” 3/17/13

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 06.11.13

Preparation to the Lesson

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Writings of Rabash, “Igrot,Letter 16

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The Book of Zohar — Introduction, “The Vision of Rabbi Chiya,” “You Are Partners with Me,” Item 68, Lesson 29

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Talmud Eser Sefirot, Vol. 3, Part 10, “Histaklut Pnimit,” Item 19, Lesson 56

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Writings of Baal HaSulam Peace in the World,” Lesson 2

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