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The Basic Law Of Nature

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: Who is the dissemination of the method of unity meant for?

Answer: Since our egoism has reached its complete development in the process of evolution, we are in a crisis with nature that surrounds us. Nature is single and integrated while we are egoists, detached from one another and divided, and so we are opposite from nature.

This leads to a crisis in many aspects of life including the ecology and society. Nature might just omit us out of its system if we don’t reach a state of balance with it. The wisdom of Kabbalah tells us about it in a much simpler way. Love thy friend as thyself is the main law of nature, and it is even simpler to yearn for unity. This is what we explain to people.
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Caesarean Section Or Natural Childbirth?

Laitman_631_5Question: Is there a difference between children who come into the world through Caesarean section and children who are born through natural childbirth?

Answer: A Caesarean section is very damaging; it is desirable to use it as little as possible and only when necessary. Birth is a serious process that a newborn goes through, a dangerous process that is accompanied by much stress, which is very necessary. In natural birth the newborn receives a kind of special immunization which he is deprived if a Caesarean section is done.

There are situations in which it is necessary to perform a Caesarean section, but in general it is certainly desirable to have a regular birth.

Comment: But now many women have Caesarean sections.

Answer: I would not recommend this. For the sake of the child it is necessary to give birth naturally, to go through the preliminary preparation, light exercise, etc. It is too bad we don’t have midwives as we once did.

It is possible to facilitate birth through massage of the birth canal, and then women would give birth without problems. In our day we rely more on drugs so this is impossible.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 4/24/16

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Answers To Your Questions, Part 141

laitman_958Question from my Facebook page: What must be done so that people will stop their pursuit of proving their opinion and imposing their way of life on others?

Answer: To make the world a better place, as the Kabbalists write, the wisdom of Kabbalah must be disseminated. It will open everyone’s eyes to human nature, how it changes for the worse if it is not corrected through the good force of the Ohr Makif (Surrounding Light).

Question from my Facebook page: What happened to Channel 66 on YES?

Answer: We didn’t receive any answers or responses so we decided to close it. Channel 66 is broadcast on HOT.
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“Globalization’s Fault Lines”

Laitman_120In the News (Project Syndicate): “The United Kingdom’s narrow vote to leave the European Union had specific British causes. And yet it is also the proverbial canary in the coalmine, signaling a broad populist/nationalist backlash – at least in advanced economies – against globalization, free trade, offshoring, labor migration, market-oriented policies, supranational authorities, and even technological change.

“All of these trends reduce wages and employment for low-skill workers in labor-scarce and capital-rich advanced economies, and raise them in labor-abundant emerging economies. Consumers in advanced economies benefit from the reduction in prices of traded goods; but low and even some medium-skill workers lose income as their equilibrium wages fall and their jobs are threatened.

“In the ‘Brexit’ vote, the fault lines were clear: rich versus poor, gainers versus losers from trade/globalization, skilled versus unskilled, educated versus less educated, young versus old, urban versus rural, and diverse versus more homogenous communities. The same fault lines are appearing in other advanced economies, including the United States and continental Europe.”

My Comment: It will be necessary to reorganize society: to gradually reduce consumption and production to reasonable limits. The masses of people who are freed up from working in the old factories must be directed toward factories of re-educating people. We need to design and develop “new” people.

This must be the product of these new factories. A corrected person works on himself; he corrects the system of relationships between egoistic people. This is the most fruitful, useful, necessary, and vital work in the world. Its result will be that all of humanity will attain an eternal and perfect life.
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“The Great Fear Of A Second Wave Of Refugees”

laitman_273_02In the News (inopressa.ru): “‘If the refugee deal falls through with Turkey, we should expect a second wave of migration. And if in the beginning economists saw the mass migration as opportunities for the economy, their forecasts are now the opposite,’ writes Die Welt.

“None other than top managers and economists associated the influx of migrants with optimistic hopes. ‘People seeking protection in Germany will solve pressing problems in the country,’ they assured they German economic elite.

“Refugees would become the necessary labor force capable of maintaining the German economic ‘miracle.’ In addition, experts predicted, the young workers could be the answer to the demographic crisis threatening the nation.

“According to the survey, conducted jointly by Die Welt and consulting company Roland Berger, among first and second tier company managers, 75% of the respondents say that the flow of migrants, with an intensity comparable to last year, will become an economic burden for the country. …

“Leading economists and top managers have been forced to admit in recent months that the lion’s share of the refugees will not be backup for the labor market in Germany in the short or medium term. …

“According to IMF experts, the positive effect of the influx of refugees is expected only in the event that the applicants for refugee status would engage in a rapid process of integration. Otherwise, costs will increase and inevitably lead to protests among the population.”

My Comment: Reception should begin precisely with cultural integration, bringing people together, connecting people, which was not understood even when establishing the EU. So the problem is the same. The economists believe that it is possible to fill the labor market with machines, not people.

But the refugees have their own psychology; it defines their difference from the local population, separating them with a “wall” of misunderstanding. There is only one possible way: building a bridge of communication, connection, above the lack of understanding and even despite it. Only the wisdom of Kabbalah teaches the construction of a connection like this!
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New Life #621 – The Secret For A Good Year

New Life #621 – The Secret For A Good Year
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe

Summary

What should we expect in the coming year? How can we make sure that the new year will be a good one and why is it actually by the revelation of evil between us that we can turn the coming year into a good one?

The new year can be a good one if we understand that the past year was a bad one. It is a time for introspection. Society is beginning to realize that this isn’t the state we have dreamed of. Evil is being revealed, and thanks to it people realize that the situation we live in is false. This is a very important step toward the truth.

We have to discover where the remedy is. It is concealed in the Torah, in its internality, in the wisdom of Kabbalah. It isn’t about becoming religious, but about the revelation of the upper force that connects us, the Light.

The goal that Israel should set for itself in the coming year is connection. Connection means being able to connect to others and to fulfill their desires. We are all parts of one system.

The world hates us because we don’t function properly. We don’t set an example of being connected. When we begin to feel that we depend on each other we will realize that there is no other choice but to learn to connect.

We are called Israel stemming from the words “Yashar-El – straight to the upper force of nature,” the force of love and giving. Once we understand that hatred destroys us and we try to connect, we will discover that we need the upper force.

The wisdom of Kabbalah teaches us how to use the upper force in order to correct the corruptions in our lives. Our egoism depicts all the problems, and the wisdom of Kabbalah teaches us how to draw the upper force that corrects it.

A good year is a year in which we will feel the upper force among us, the force of love and giving. This change is natural, like a child grows; we feel the force of nature that develops life.

We have to develop a desire for God to dwell among us, the force of love and giving, the connecting force. Once we recognize our evil state, we will reach the desire to anoint this force as our king, and this is Rosh Hashanah (the head of the new year).
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From KabTV’s “New Life #621 – The Secret For A Good Year,” 5/19/14

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 09.27.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Writings of Rabash, “Rungs of the Ladder,” Article 2

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The Book of Zohar — Selected Excerpts, “Naso

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Talmud Eser Sefirot, Vol. 6, Part 16, Item 193 

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Introduction to the Study of the Ten Sefirot,” Item 18 

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