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The Future Of The European Union

laitman_426Question: In Britain there have been sharp debates on whether it’s worthwhile to leave the European Union. The famous physicist Stephen Hawking and 150 other scientists expressed sharp opposition to leaving. They think that thanks to their membership in the European Union, the subsidies for science in Britain grew and the number of experts increased. Do you think that England needs to leave the European Union?

Answer: Leaving it no longer has any meaning because the European Union will fall apart in the near future in any case.

These are artificial international gatherings that don’t determine anything. There is no mutual connection between them, the borders are being closed, and conflicts, discord, and innuendo are on the rise. The movement towards unification that existed in Europe before has disappeared, although even in the past, only the European Common Market, or more precisely the “market,” united them.

So I think that no matter what they do, this formation must break down anyway. It is not based upon internal unity and preliminary education of people to come closer to each other, but rather only on the desire of those who wanted to get rich from it, and what’s more, do it at the expense of others.

So what kind of union is that? What kind of common market is this if five countries accept, say, 25 additional members in order to create even more capital for themselves at their expense? This is simply exploitation of others and in a most brazen manner.

A system like this is destined to fail. Nature has intentionally pushed them towards this situation so that they could realize that a union of this kind can no longer exist in our world, unlike in previous generations when it was possible to conquer peoples. Even the Soviet Union could not hold together a similar union of socialist republics like the European Union is trying to do. So everything will fall apart because this is exactly the same system at whose foundation lays the ego.

A union can succeed only when the people yearn for it themselves. Without union on the grassroots level, all other structures will crumble. A feeling of necessity, a sense of profit from union has to come from below. Then a greater level will be attained, a spiritual level, and our union will bring more Light into the world.

They should have educated the people! But for this, it is necessary to discover the wisdom of Kabbalah, to begin to somehow teach and educate people on the grassroots level, at least a little, because otherwise everything is destined to fail.

So England can quietly remain within the European Union, because it will all end soon.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 3/11/16

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Dreaming Of Death

laitman_540Comment: Scientists from the University of Grenada in Spain have found that depression is a much more serious and complex problem than we had thought. It is clear that depressions can become a reason for various diseases, ranging from diseases of the heart and blood vessels to cancer.

Answer: Depression can be found as the basis for most disease, suffering, sickness, torments, and the like.

The essential substance of human nature is desire. Unfulfilled desire arouses a sense of dissatisfaction. And a particular degree of dissatisfaction is even felt as torment, to the point of becoming unbearable agony, driving one to suicide, if only to be rid of the suffering.

Depression is the foundation of all problems and its results are revealed on the material level in the cells, in the body, and in everything else. Depression is not only transmitted to other people but also to household pets who are also currently receiving antidepressants.

A kind of depression “belt” has been created around the Earth that influences everyone, even people who are thousands of kilometers from the centers of depression of particular countries feel it.

All of the people on the face of the earth are in constant connection through the higher system that doesn’t satisfy us fully because it expects a particular movement toward it from us. It is possible to move toward the higher system that must fulfill us only through union between us, through resembling it. Without uniting and resembling it, we don’t draw to ourselves the possibility of being fulfilled by it. So the “faucet” is seemingly closed and we are unfulfilled. However, our ego is growing at every moment and puts us into a greater depression.

Question: Is it possible to say that depression is a call from the higher system to approach it?

Answer: It is a call for us to understand that it is up to us to discover the method of fulfillment.

Question: Are we heading toward a generation of intense depression?

Answer: I think that it will not be the entire generation, but a large part of it. Moreover, humanity will enter into such a depression in which people will dream of how to die. They will want to go to sleep and not wake up and will ask the doctor for a such a pill.

Question: But we are now inventing lots of antidepressants….

Answer: That won’t help. We cannot bypass the development of the ego; its lack of fulfillment provokes depression in us. So we constantly increase the dosage and consume stronger and more effective drugs.

Question: What kind of antidepressant will work?

Answer: The only thing that will help is the attainment of a sensation that will fill our inescapable emptiness, our unfulfilled desire. And it is only the Upper Light that can give this. We have already reached this situation.

Question: What is this Light that will become the best remedy against depression?

Answer: It is the feeling of the meaningfulness of existence, the attainment of this meaning supported by ascent to the level in which your desire will be fulfilled by a feeling of connection with everyone, a feeling of the one and only integral system that is full of the Upper Light. The Upper Light will give us this kind of fulfillment, which will bring about an absolute bond with all other creatures and ultimately with the higher power, the Creator.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 3/11/16

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Tourism Of Disasters

Laitman_720Question: There is startling news of tourism developing in sites of nuclear disasters.

Tourists have begun to visit the nuclear power station in Chernobyl. This initiative is encouraging the Japanese who believe that in 2036, the main focus will be touring the Fukushima nuclear power plant where an accident occurred in 2011. They already are beginning to plan advertising for tours in the area.

Why would a person be drawn to places where disasters have occurred?

Answer: A person wants to view his future, to know what will happen after a nuclear disaster occurs on the face of the Earth. Tourism to places like these is not an adventure, but a clear and unconscious fear about what could happen to anyone at any minute.

In fact, they are showing places in the radiation zone that seem to be ordinary; freed from human intervention, now rivers splash with fish, magnificent forests are full of berries and mushrooms, and animals, once exterminated by man,  are revived. All of it exists in a marvelous way.

If it were possible to free planet Earth from human intervention without a nuclear explosion, the Earth would be a wonderful planet, blue, beautiful, and clean. Everything would exist in balance, and everything would be good. Humanity came and broke everything!

Question: Tourists who visit the nuclear power station in Chernobyl tell a story about five residents in the area of Chernobyl who didn’t leave the area. They are nourished by what exists there and are living well in the meantime.

Answer: This is a very interesting observation of nature, that even if nature is found in a situation that apparently seems to be contradictory to the life of protein bodies, if the protein bodies maintain relationships between them that are not egoistic, they can live in peace in those areas and radiation doesn’t affect them! It could be that radiation mainly affects people and what surrounds them only because their ego opposes it!

However, if a person relates to everything equally, and is calm and in balance with all of nature in all situations, he can walk on burning coals, enter a burning house, live in an area of radiation, and nothing will affect him. This means that everything depends on our balance with the nature that surrounds us, and first and foremost on our inner balance!

I believe that if we don’t hate nature, are not afraid of it, begin to accept it as it is, and want to achieve harmony with it, then we will not suffer from negative influences. The very strong inner state of balance with nature is called the Creator, a state in which the person enters fully into a state of adhesion with it.

Then, everything that is derived from the Creator in relation to the person has an influence as a force that is vitalizing and good.

This is not understood on the physical level, but it is possible to imagine that there exists a higher level in which all of the forces of nature are derived from a good source, the Creator, and if a person rises internally to this level, that is how he perceives all of them.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 3/9/16

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New Life 549 – The Connection Between The Nation Of Israel And The State Of Israel

New Life 549 – The Connection Between The Nation Of Israel And The State Of Israel
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Abraham gathered people around the attributes of Hesed and the love of others and realized that the physical location for them is in the land of Israel.

The physical land of Israel has a spiritual root.  Everywhere on Earth where people sit down, they get progressively take the form of the geographical place.

The State of Israel couldn’t exist anywhere else but in the land of Israel.

We are not considered the nation of Israel yet. The nation of Israel is a group of people who are united as one. Our life here in Israel gives us a chance to build ourselves as the nation of Israel, to build love on top of all the differences between us.

Israel should be organized as one body that is led by wise men who will lead all the people to unity. We came here in the past as an escape from trouble and problems in the Diaspora, a Jewish haven. Today, all of us together have to turn into a nation!

The future Israel is a state in which everyone relates to others as members of his family and we all live in harmony.
From KabTV’s “New Life 549 – The Connection Between The Nation Of Israel And The State Of Israel,” 4/9/15

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 03.29.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Writings of Rabash, “Rungs of the Ladder,” Item 41

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Lesson on the Topic: “Pesach by the Wisdom of Kabbalah”

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