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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