Baal HaSulam, The Writings of the Last Generation: They have many methodical books of wisdom and morals that prove the glory and sublimity of excellence in bestowing upon others, to a point where the entire nation, from small to great, engage in them wholeheartedly.
We are not speaking here of the general ethics, which is a part of psychology or philosophy. These are not beautiful words and all kinds of behavioral principles that humanity has raised to extreme heights and demands that we be on their level, but it is what we must achieve under the influence of the hidden force of nature.
First of all, behavioral practices must be a result of our correctly organized efforts by which we awaken the surrounding Light, a particularly force of nature, that forms, unites, and leads us to mutual inclusion into each other where our individualities disappear. Then we begin to feel others more than ourselves, above ourselves, as more important.
Like a mother treats a baby as more important to her than herself, that is how a person should come to the upper force that forms the relationship between the mother and her child so it would do the same to us. That is what we should ask of it, demand of it, call for upon it.
That is why we need to exert a certain effort so that the upper force would start changing us in regard to absolute strangers that are removed and opposite to us and later to the whole world. And so we start from a small circle that is closer to us in spirit, in understanding, by awakening the same force to the most outer circles that are not in contact with us.
Baal HaSulam emphasized that everyone should study the methodological texts “from small to great,” i.e., at all levels. We are not speaking here of the actual age of a person for it is impossible to coerce a baby, a small child, or a teenager to grasp the greatness of the highest goal and the ways of achieving it.
For that we need to work amongst ourselves and prepare the next generation through day care centers and schools so that in the teenage years they will begin to understand the virtue of their behavior in the society.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 6/26/17