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American Jews: As soon as you split into camps around Trump and started hating each other, #antisemitism erupted all around.

From Twitter, 3/22/17

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Work In The Land Of Israel

laitman_933The task of entering the Land of Israel is to work with one’s egoistic desires. It is called Eretz – land, earth, from the word “Ratzon” – “Desire.”

But to become the desires of “Israel” – Yasher Kel, directed straight to the Creator, that is, to bestowal, love, and connection between all—these desires still have to be defeated.

Therefore, we must first create all these systems in ourselves in order to undertake the correction of egoistic desires.

While we were in the desert, these desires were hidden and did not work, and we were engaged only in the accumulation of the Light of Hassadim , which is acquiring the property of bestowal and rising above egoism.

After forty years of full ascension from Malchut to Bina, we descend back to Malchut. Here we begin practical work, but this time we work with our egoism. Previously we just rose above it, but now we are turning every egoistic action into an altruistic one. This is a completely different kind of work.

Question: Once you gave an example of a balloon. If you fill it with a gas lighter than air, it flies to the ceiling, and if you fill it with a heavier gas, it drops to the ground. Does this mean that the entrance to the Land of Israel is a heavier fulfillment and it pulls you down?

Answer: Of course. Egoistic properties always pull you down. Our task is to soar up with all our heavy egoism. But it’s not that scary since everything is done with the help of the Upper Light, the upper force. Our job is just to master this technique.
From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 9/21/16

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My Thoughts On Twitter, 3/21/17


#happinessday: If we want to, we can make our life exactly like this. The solution, as per Kabbalah, is unity.International Day Of Happiness

Kabbalah and Bnei Baruch are hated because they claim that the Torah is all about loving your neighbor (everyone) like yourself.

Happiness is reached in connection. Connection is like in a PUZZLE, when pieces of opposite shapes unite and complement each other.

“If you want to be happy, be happy!”—This is right! We can reach absolute happiness, and Kabbalah (science of reception) teaches us how

#WorldPoetryDaya poet is he who sings life! But we have fewer and fewer reasons and subjects to sing about. What have we done!

#WorldPoetryDaythere is a perfect, eternal life that cannot be attained in the ego, but only in love and bestowal. Everyone is invited!

Desires are constantly growing, becoming harder to fulfill = happiness deficit. The science of fulfilling desires is Kabbalah (reception)

Video games distract from work and from life. We need to develop games that educate and enlighten, even for prizes/compensation.

Yesterday was International Day Of Happiness. If we want to, we can make our life exactly like this. The solution, as per Kabbalah, is unity
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Scholarship Instead Of Welfare For Unemployment, Part 1

laitman_220Question: One of the problems of the modern world is mass unemployment. Thanks to the development of newest technology, the job market is going through significant changes. Slowly all professions will become unnecessary: computers will replace human beings at the workplace.

How do you feel about the implementation of universal basic income independent of whether an individual is working or not, which is being discussed all over the world and is already being introduced in several countries?

Answer: Sooner or later, based on the prognosis, and as soon as in a few years, the world with come to the end of its egoistic development. The end of the development of egoism is demonstrated by the elite taking 99.9% of all money for itself, leaving nothing for others. And in addition, the need for billions of people is also disappearing.

The elite no longer need them, but what is to be done with them? This is why, through the mass media, the masses are being persuaded to no longer desire to marry or have children; same-sex marriages are being advertised. But still, there is a need to somehow feed those who are still living, and that is why a decision is made to introduce guaranteed basic income.

That is, we see how capitalist countries are becoming almost socialist, since, excluding the financial elite, the rest of the government is becoming a system of welfare distribution. There is no way out, the population needs to be supported somehow. Even if they do not have work and have nothing to do, they still need to exist somehow.

I don’t know if these reforms will pass quietly and peacefully. Essentially, the money the elite have, they took from the people. And now they want to pay-off and return pitiful crumbs to the people? They will still be presented with a bill.

I have a great sense of foreboding in response to the possible development of events if the population is not given integral education and is not appeased. Even though calming them down can be done in various ways, perhaps the elite will decide to pass out narcotics so the people no longer need or demand anything.

Here arise such problems that eventually will still bring humanity to the need for correction, which is only possible through integral education. Even though, of course, it will not be easy to convince the elite of this.

It may be possible to begin in smaller countries by introducing integral education in some form: through educational facilities, systems of education for adults and senior citizens. And gradually develop this method of education until the entire society begins to feel what a huge benefit it brings.

Question: So you support the implementation of guaranteed base-level income?

Answer: I do not support it in the form in which it is now proposed. I would attach mandatory integral education to it. And this basic income would not be welfare benefit for the poor, but a scholarship payable to students. It should be received only by those who are enrolled in the course of study of integral education.

Question: How long will an individual be able to study and receive the scholarship?

Answer: Their entire life! In our global world, it is possible to pass such laws around the entire planet, so that not a single person could avoid them. We are talking about saving the world from a global catastrophe. Of course, it has not yet materialized and its development may still take several years, possibly being inherited by our children. But, it will inevitably happen. Already today, in Italy and Spain, the unemployment rate is about 30%.

Therefore, governments have no way out; they will have to begin introducing integral education. Otherwise, what will they do with the masses of unemployed people? They do not want to see their countries turn into wild jungles.
From the 2nd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 2/3/16,Lesson on the Topic: “Mismah Arosa (Arosa Document),” “What Is to Be Done?”

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How Does The Path Of The Soul Begin?

laitman_222Question: From what state does the path of the soul begin?

Answer: The path of the soul begins with the question of the meaning of life that every person asks, but is hidden deep inside.

Usually such a question comes up in childhood but later fades with the onset of hormonal development. A person plunges into cares about family, children, and earnings and no longer looks for the answer.

But this is the most important question. Indeed, what is the point of living if I don’t know what I’m living for? Is it only about survival?

Therefore, we have to try to raise this question above everything else and we have to live, work, give birth, and build only to eventually understand the meaning of existence.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 11/6/16

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Twelve Tribes In One Nation, Part 4

laitman_929Question: The entire Torah is based on the law “love your neighbor as yourself.” Doesn’t it contradict the division of the people of Israel into twelve tribes? You are in one tribe; I am in another one; each tribe has its boundaries, which can’t be crossed, and each one should be in its own place.

Answer: Initially, there is one general structure that can’t be changed, as it is written, “I did not change My HaVaYaH.” We need to restore this construction in its complete form. Therefore, we do not change any part that remained after the shattering. There is a pile of debris from which we need to reassemble the body, like a puzzle.

We do not start to change the pieces of the puzzle and cut their edges in order to fit them into each other. We just need to find a correct connection between them. Each tribe also consists of twelve parts, divided according to the same program.

Imagine that there are two puzzles consisting of 1,000 parts, but the size of one is one meter by one meter and the other is two meters by two meters. Even if the difference is only in the size of the pieces, it is already impossible to combine the pieces of one puzzle with another. It is necessary to fully assemble them each puzzle separately.

Therefore, it is necessary to build the correct connection between the twelve tribes while preserving all the boundaries that exist between them on the current level. Then inside this correct connection, we reveal the force that connects them, which is called the Creator.

We take the pieces of the puzzle and try to connect them. For this we need to attract the Light that returns to the source, which will help us to understand how they should be connected. When all the pieces are connected, this puzzle suddenly begins to glow! The Light that is revealed in the completed puzzle, meaning in the correct connection between all of us, is the Creator.

Question: What should the pieces of the puzzle do in order to connect with each other?

Answer: The pieces of the puzzle must implement the method of Kabbalah: to study and to perform connection exercises. The entire essence of the wisdom of Kabbalah is to connect the pieces of the puzzle of the common soul, one person with another.
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Blitz Of Kabbalah Tips – 8/21/16, Part 1

laitman_570Question: How does a Kabbalist overcome negative emotions?

Answer: A Kabbalist brings negative emotions to the Creator because the Creator arouses them so that he will connect with Him above the negative emotions.

Question: Which feelings must a person cultivate within himself?

Answer: These are mainly the feeling that “There is none else beside Him” and that everything that the Creator does is absolutely good. In this world, at this time, we need to discover that the Creator is the only force that is filled with good.

Question: What does “feeling the Creator” mean? What is this like?

Answer: Feeling the Creator is like a feeling of a huge, all-encompassing single immense force that completely controls the whole world and you. And you are in this; you see this! This is the most wonderful feeling that a person can experience. We must reach this feeling and be immersed within it all the time.

Question: In a group composed of ten people, how can we feel that we are attracting the Light?

Answer: You must feel it in yourself.

Question: What does the expression, “upbringing of the senses” mean in spirituality?

Answer: None of the methods in our world have anything to do with emotional education. This is a process that happens when I awaken and summon particular portions of the Upper Light and then feel how much I and my emotions have been changed under their influence.

Question: Must there be a balance between the mind and the senses?

Answer: Without a doubt, between the mind and the senses there must be a middle line, and both of them must be constantly balanced.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 8/21/16

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Above Body And Soul

laitman_742_03Question: A person explores the soul while in a physical body. If the physical body didn’t exist, would there be nobody to explore the soul?

Answer: No, the physical body is a fiction we exist in. The body was only given to us to begin to give shape to our soul. The body, as well as the world, is completely imaginary. The soul is an eternal state that you can attain today. Everything depends on you. Divinity or any other source will not help a person with this.

Question: Is it possible to say that our body is only a means of communication at the lowest level?

Answer: Yes. On the material level we connect with each other through the bodies.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/1/17

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Where Did The Torah Come From?

Laitman_137Question: How and from where did the Torah appear?

Answer: Thousands of years ago, a human being began to contemplate the purpose of his existence for the first time, not just his perishable body and how to feed it and organize the world around him.

A desire was awakened in humans to reach their roots and discover what shapes, sculpts, creates, and organizes them biologically.

The understanding of the biological nature of humans is not the problem. The problem is to understand according to what laws and with what intention the forces that created them operate.

People have still been asking these questions from generation to generation. From the basic question about the meaning of life, they have penetrated more and more deeply into nature, and nature helped them to do this.

Their intention was simple; they wanted to reach the origin of life. They sought to understand why we exist in this world and in what manner it is possible to observe our future state. Are we moving toward it in a desirable way or is there another direction? Could it be that everything that we do is automatic?

Doubts appeared in people regarding different ways of life, whether it is preferable to advance within the framework of a personal, limited life or to advance together with all of humanity. It isn’t important that this progress consisted of the invention of clubs, clay pots, or huts. The most important thing is where we are moving internally. How can we create our future destiny and do we have freedom of choice?

These questions led humanity to begin to discover the forces of evolution which they called the “hidden power” or “the angel Raziel.”

Humans began to gradually investigate why abilities and knowledge appeared in them, why today is different compared to yesterday, and what is happening in nature that compels them to change.

The evolutionary process is indeed also typical of apes, but people contemplate this and apes don’t. Apes don’t change themselves and the world around them, but people have a need to do this. In other words, from the start there is knowledge that is inherent in humans that leads them forward.

Questions are stimulated by this, like: “If there is an upper force that always awakens new thoughts and actions in me, can I decide where to direct my thoughts and determine my actions this way?

Can I achieve a final result that was not completely expected by the force that manages me? If that result is unexpected, does that mean that on the basis of my personal conclusions I myself am the manager?” People must know whether they are moving forward and that they are doing so correctly.

The question of freedom of choice appears in people from an understanding that people are completely locked within a deterministic nature that manages their thoughts and emotions.

People have nothing of their own, rather everything that exists in the intellect and emotions comes to them from an unclear source, and they cannot do anything about it. People are part of a “device,” which sends signals to them, and they put them into action. This is even though a person doesn’t sense this device and doesn’t think that he is a part of it.

If we accept the assumption that everything works like this, everything becomes simpler. Act according to your instincts and desires, create industrial, economic, and political systems; do anything that comes to mind.

Don’t consider the question of where your thoughts and desires come from and for what purpose they were given, because you are the mechanism of their implementation. We don’t feel that we are implementing an “alien” program because we feel that it is ours, it lives within us, and that is how humanity exists.

Although there is no freedom of choice, the meta-programming gives people the illusion of freedom of choice. Nonetheless, some people began to wonder, “From where am I receiving these signals? Do they appear in me spontaneously or do they come from a program of a higher power?”

The religious view states that if people were created by the program of nature, they can rely upon the program operating for their benefit. Since the higher nature is one step above humans, it is good, reasonable, and compassionate, meaning that everything is derived from divine grace and what will be, will be.

There exists a further point of view that says that if we are managed by nature, we have the possibility of investigating this system of our management, connecting with it, and understanding to what extent and how we can cooperate with it reciprocally since nature has created within us the prerequisites for us to understand it.

This is the point of view that was formulated in the Torah that Moses wrote, but even before its creation, there were identical writings by other Kabbalists. From Adam”on, all of those who attained the spiritual world described the higher power of management, the mechanism that activates all of creation.

Moses wrote the most comprehensive book, from A to Z, from “Bereshit” (“in the beginning,” the first word of the Torah) to “Israel” (the last word in the Torah). Everything that happens in the creature from its first foundations until it is materialized in our world, as well as its ultimate future state is expressed in the Torah.

The Torah is considered to be fundamental. Although it is written in a unique language, there is nothing in it that is of literary significance. The Torah doesn’t talk about people working in the world, but only about the forces that manage creation, the forces that manage the enormous system that is beyond our attainment and in which we, and even our world, are included as a small part of.

The Torah is the general management system of creation that includes within it the still, vegetative, animate, and speaking levels of nature beginning from its spiritual creation through its materialistic formation to the successful conclusion of its future development called the completion of correction.
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