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Don’t Sit In The Seat Of The Scornful


The verse says (Psalms 1), “nor sat in the seat of the scornful.” We must understand the prohibition on “seat of the scornful.” Is it due to slander or idle words? So the prohibition is not because of a “seat of scornful.” What then does the “seat of scornful” add to us? (Rabash, “According to What Is Explained Concerning ‘Love Thy Friend as Thyself’”)

Apparently, this prohibition is somehow different from the first two.

The prohibition to be in the seat of the scornful is a completely different direction of development of a person, the whole society, the whole world, and the whole universe. It all starts with a small intention that underlies the search: why and for what purpose does this society arise. This intention has to be radically opposite to all the others.

Therefore, it is necessary to find the initial and the final point of development, to manifest them, and on this basis understand how it is possible to get from the first to the last. This is a problem.

In order to advance spiritually, it is necessary to know what we are moving away from.

The scornful and the enemies are our inner qualities. It is therefore necessary to identify those qualities that we have to suppress, must distance from, and somehow protect ourselves from.

Or maybe, sometimes to awaken them in order to understand, on the basis of which definitions we can figure out the direction in contrast to these qualities: the pros and cons of our goals. We thus move forward.

Question: Not sitting in the seat of the scornful means thinking about the Creator all the time?

Answer: Not just thinking, but combining all your actions, thoughts, and feelings with the concept called the Creator.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 4/18/18

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What Determines The Speed Of Advancement

laitman_626Question: If a person who has been studying for many years keeps asking the same question all these years: What is connection? What is annulment? How can one annul oneself?, is this natural?

Answer: Yes. We do not know exactly how all this should be happening in our time because our time is special. Yet, regarding the number and quality of the people who join us, I think that the process cannot go much faster.

Unfortunately, we want to accelerate time without making appropriate efforts. Everyone’s initiative is required. It is not enough yet.
From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 4/12/2018

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Answers To Your Questions, Part 227

laitman_565.02Question: I study the wisdom of Kabbalah and its implementation in life with the help of your video lessons. In the lessons, you pay a lot of attention to the group, its importance for a person and for one’s spiritual progress.

Explaining the fundamentals of the wisdom of Kabbalah, you draw attention to the clear interrelation between the physical and spiritual worlds according to the principle of roots and branches.

This means that the processes in the physical world are reflected in the spiritual world, and vice versa. Such an approach to things during the process of learning stimulates the search for analogies and comparisons.

Based on all of this, I have a question: Is it worthwhile for me to pay attention to this when trying to form an effective group?

Answer: We do not create a group, but how it gathers. We accept it as it is and achieve unity, discovering the Creator within it.

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 11/7/18

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Lesson on the Topic “The Mutual Guarantee”

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