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The Correct Movement

laitman_238_02Question: How can I know whether I am moving in the right direction?

Answer: When you pursue spiritual development, perhaps in the beginning, you will not feel the result of your correct actions.

However, if they are directed toward bringing a person to the method of unity—that is, to Kabbalah, and to be learning that everything has to come down to uniting humanity and carrying out the main law of the universe, “Love your neighbor as yourself”—then one is acting in the positive direction in the straightest and most obvious way.

By taking these actions, you will begin feeling the way that you are influencing the world positively. After all, the positive forces of the upper governance begin passing through you.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 11/8/15

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25 Years Of The Internet

laitman_959Question: We have gotten so used to living with the Internet, and it has only been around for a total of 25 years. It was created in 1990, designed for the employees of the secret European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), and then it began to spread throughout the world.

Why did it develop so rapidly and how has this already encompassed the whole world?

Answer: First, this is a very convenient communications system between people that doesn’t obligate anyone to anything; this is the most important thing: to nobody and for nothing!

Second is the speed. The moment I press a button and send you a letter, you receive it and can respond immediately. I remember when I corresponded with my parents in Canada, it was a problem to write a letter, wait for an answer, and so forth. But now this  just takes a few minutes.

In addition, the Internet is with both audio and video, an illusion of direct communication, while you and I are at two ends of the Earth we see each other, talk, we only don’t smell each other. All forms of communication between us already exist; we send each other all kinds of contracts, lectures, decrees, orders, photographs, films, anything possible.

Today we cannot get along without this means of communication. Our world is always a reflection of the system of relationships that manifests in people, and at present we have achieved an integral, connected world.

Question: Does this mean that an inner demand has appeared in us?

Answer: Certainly! Necessarily! This is an inner demand of a person! This is necessary and imperative for us.

The Internet was established to show people that they have a means for direct communication with everyone, but they don’t know how to communicate correctly. This is the biggest problem, and the Internet reveals it. Look at what it is filled with and what it does.

It externally reveals all of the dirt of the inner states of a person so we can see who we are! We gradually accumulate this “garbage” and sometimes we look at it, are shocked, and decide that it is necessary to do something about it; it is necessary to clean our “stables.”
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 12/23/15

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It Is Impossible To Curse Israel

laitman_561Torah, “Numbers,” 22:16 – 22:18: They came to Balaam and said to him, “So said Balak the son of Zippor, ‘Please do not hesitate to come to me.

For I will honor you greatly and do whatever you tell me to do. So please come and curse this people for me.'” Balaam answered and said to Balak’s servants, “Even if Balak gives me a house full of silver and gold, I cannot do anything small or great that would transgress the word of the Lord, my God.

The ego was born in order to correct it and not in order to use it. Therefore the single state that will bless it is when submits itself in the intention for the Creator, for bestowal and love. It is impossible to use the ego by itself. In Kabbalah “forbidden” means impossible.

It is clear to see that Balaam understands that he cannot use the ego, because the ego that is his nature and controls him was given to him only in order to serve Israel, meaning his intention in order to bestow and love, for the Creator.

Therefore there is useless to try to do something else in the ego, because by that it might cause enormous pain to humanity as it already experienced in the past: war games, destructions, and sufferings, which were clarified in the historical perspective as useless processes.

Therefore Balak cannot curse Israel because the ego was born especially for this need in order to build above it the next degree.
From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 8/12/15

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Does The Spiritual World Exist On Its Own?

Laitman_115_07Question: In forests we see a “beastly” environment, in a city we see a “consumer” environment, and in a Kabbalistic convention there is an environment of “unity.”

Since the environment is what controls people, their behavior, their thoughts, and their desires, can I call Sefirot an environment that is present in a society?

If this is right, can you explain the spiritual environment; does it exist on its own, or does the society need to create it?

Answer: The spiritual world doesn’t exist, just as our world doesn’t. Our world is created only within our sensations, within our “receptive” properties, and we need to create the spiritual world with special properties of “bestowal,” which we acquire.

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