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Answer: Kabbalah does not develop foreseeing the future or any extrasensory abilities. A person has inner vision, but it has nothing to do with such abilities.
There are psychics and clairvoyants who can perceive the future, but it has nothing to do with the wisdom of Kabbalah. They could be be total egoists, evil people. But as a rule, people who have extrasensory perceptions are inclined to good more than others, although they are far from attaining the qualities of love and bestowal.
These people simply have developed extrasensory perceptions, but anyone can develop them.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/22/17
Answer: The age of a person is unimportant. You don’t know how much time still remains for him to live; people today live to a hundred years or more. Let them be corrected.
Question: Is education possible without information?
Answer: Certainly! After all, information is knowledge about the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and other subjects.
Question: How is it possible to talk about educating parents if they don’t feel a need for it?
Answer: To raise a child, they will need to educate themselves.
Question: What can be called love?
Answer: Love is the right attitude toward others, for their benefit.
Question: How important is education through labor from the point of view of Kabbalah?
Answer: Effort is primary; work on yourself. This is specifically the real effort, and all the rest will be left for robots.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/8/17
Question: What does it mean to cross the Machsom (barrier)?
Answer: Crossing the Machsom is crossing the potential barrier, after which a person begins to understand what the characteristics of bestowal are, which he never felt before.
He assumed that engaging in bestowal or loving someone was similar to the spiritual quality, but in fact, everything is different.
A person acquires the characteristic of bestowal beyond the Machsom, and then he begins to see the world in a completely different light, as if a spotlight has been turned on and the true reality is revealed to him. And before that he was in the dark.
Suppose we were to turn on an X-ray; we would see everything with the light of the X-ray. But a spiritual light is not an X-ray. It reveals all the characteristics, connections, and qualities, everything around us.
Question: What does a person who has crossed the Machsom see?
Answer: Connections! Connections between all parts of creation in their true form, connections that had not yet been revealed as such. At the same time, the person has limitless enjoyment. His pleasure is a result of a great sense of harmony.
This is a unique divine melody that a person feels a need for at every moment, in every part of creation. They all complement each other mutually, they radiate and create a complete connection between them. In other words, different opposites are discovered simultaneously with the mutual complementarity between them, one above the other.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/29/17
Torah, Deuteronomy 24:14 – 24:15: You shall not withhold the wages of a poor or destitute hired worker, of your brothers or of your strangers who are in your land within your cities. You shall give him his wage on his day and not let the sun set over it, for he is poor, and he risks his life for it, so that he should not cry out to the Lord against you, so that there should be sin upon you.
All the problems described in the Torah between a human and the still, vegetative, animate, and other people, represent the relationships inside a person, or the relationship between souls, which correct themselves and come to a state of mutual interaction.
Therefore, when it is said about a hired servant, a slave, a neighbor, or your brother, etc., it means how I connect my desires inside myself, and not only mine, but how I connect with other desires into one group, one common soul.
Therefore, the Torah speaks about different interactions between different desires: one above, one below, one on the right, and one on the left, in their different forms.
Thus, it is said: “You shall not withhold.” You have to do everything so that each desire is received according to your effort.
From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 10/31/16
Answer: Any leadership position requires the right interface between the feminine and masculine parts, and only together can they successfully lead. A man sees half and a woman sees half. Therefore, leadership should be carried out in pairs.
Question: So, serving as prime minister should be two, a man and a woman?
Answer: A prime minister is a puppet who has many advisers. They report something to him and he supposedly makes a decision based upon this. But essentially, he doesn’t decide anything.
To see the world correctly, it is necessary to look at it through two close-fitting elements: the masculine part and the feminine part, because a woman looks at the world in a completely different way and sees what a man doesn’t see.
After they make a joint decision, a man can say: “I have decided,” as usually happens in a family.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/4/16
Question: What will happen in the future when vehicles will be operated without drivers or when we will be able to print any product we want on a 3D printer? In other words, does the fact that we are eliminating our egoism by filling our desires instead of rejecting them in order to attain the Creator, please the Creator?
Answer: We will be able to satisfy our needs in a new way, but we will still have to work very hard between us in order to establish the right network between us. We will switch from one sort of activity to another.
In the future, machines will sow and reap and perform other types of heavy labor without the participation of humans. Today unmanned aircraft, submarines, patrol ships, without crews etc., are being used. Imagine on the threshold of what changes we are standing. The need for people performing physical labor will disappear.
People will be needed for a totally different kind of work: working on establishing the right mutual connections between us. This is very hard work, and in it they will find a vast field of activity. The fields of art, science, literature, cinema, and educational relationships, all should be focused on this goal.
If you imagine a planet near Earth where we could fly to and create a world according to our new spiritual goal, you would see that we are building everything completely new. This is not a world of skyscrapers and all kinds of office buildings, but a brand new way of life.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/18/16
New Life 660 – The Right And The Left Wings In Israel
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel
A person’s freedom of choice is in finding his point of balance, in reaching “love thy friend as thyself.”
Are our attributes also divided into left and right? Why do opposites in nature actually support each other and how can we arrive at a point in which the wellbeing of the state is more important for us than our own personal views?
From KabTV’s “New Life 660 – The Right And The Left Wings In Israel,” 12/15/15
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