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EU intellectuals signed to support liberal values against the growing influence of the far right. The Euro-parliament elections will be a victory for the destroyers. Today’s liberals are more eager to destroy everything than the far right, while both sides are equally antisemitic.
#Antisemitism #EU #liberal #values #politics #Europe

#Davos2019: the #rich and powerful aren’t doing anything to correct the world. They grow richer as the middle class stagnates. The #future looks stark, the #EU and world are about to collapse with a financial crisis. This will be the decline of #Europe and the world.
The only cure is unity above all the forces of separation.
#wef19 #futureofwork #FutureofEurope

#Antisemitism is the nations’ natural repulsion by Jews, with phases of drastic upsurges that take place due to expressions of schisms within the Jewish nation. History gives us countless examples of Antisemitic expressions in the past and future ….
… depending on the Jews’ separation from each other. #HolocaustRemembranceDay

Having attained bestowal in Hassadim, receiving light of Hochma, pass it to others through your AHP. Filling others with Hassadim, correcting their bestowing GE, one must use one’s receiving AHP, revealing light of Hochma, and from it pass the light of Hassadim into GE
of the lower one. That’s how “blood turns into milk.”

If science doesn’t get rid of external pressure, it will cease to be science. Ego’s pressure has reached science: even if your discoveries are scientific and experiments correct, but indicate a preferred gender or race, they’re excluded from #science.
People will fear sponsoring and supporting you!

In 2018 Israel was condemned 20 times by the UN for “violating human rights, and over 500 times since the 1940s. They did not name any authentic violations! How simple, nonpunishable, clear, and wonderful that there is a Jewish State that Anti-Semites can hate openly and justly!

The initial stage of spiritual work is supporting the ten in the greatness of the ten and the goal in states of descent. When you lose your “shirt,” like one living in the woods, be happy that the Creator has given you the opportunity to attain joy in the state of ….
“a Hasid is happy with what he has” (“Hasid” here is not a religious person, but a Kabbalist who has attained the degree of Bina.)

Everyone speaks out against poverty and inequality.
The free market does not correct inequality and injustice.
The world is built upon egoism and no one will give up privileges.
In a democratic government, the main power are the super-rich.
They sponsor the politicians and media …
… and beget inequality. There’s no solution!

It is showing how Democracy has degenerated to its opposite:
#Macron speaks out against the yellow vests’ demand to hold referendums by public initiative. (Unless they are rigged referendums, whose results can be used to benefit the establishment.)

The #YellowVests movement has spread to European cities
The protesters aren’t united by a political movement or ideology. They’re a-political and hostile to the political class and economic situation. In any form, the movement was caused by the general situation in the #EU
… and hence it won’t disappear until the general #European problems are resolved.

Publicly, the industrialists do not advocate automation and promise to protect those who are being laid off. But they invest billions, wishing to eliminate workers. Their ultimate aim is to replace people with machines.
If society won’t take measures to care for itself …
… robots will replace everyone… except the bosses!
#futureofwork #robots #unemployment
From Twitter, 1/28/19

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Tu Bishvat—The Beginning Of A Man

laitman_258We see that without connection with truth, with the spiritual root, special dates in our world turn into children’s holidays. Tu Bishvat is also limited to planting trees in a garden or city. Which of course is wonderful in itself, but it is far from its true meaning.

Tu Bishvat, the new year of trees, is a very serious date, which according to its spiritual root means the beginning of man. It is written “Man is the tree of the field.” Therefore, it is correct to plant trees on this day, but it is also necessary to take care of educating a man in order to grow “a fruit bearing tree” out of him. This means raising a person who is similar to the Creator.

It is interesting that all the work we perform in the care of trees must also be performed on a person. Otherwise, one’s tree will not bear fruits, or they will be bitter, not fit for human food. We need to perform 39 types of work to care for the growth of a person’s soul, as if growing a tree. This is not just a tree in the field, but a fruit-bearing tree growing in the Garden of Eden because it produces our soul: corrected desires to receive and to bestow that are joined together in one fruit. This is possible through education, environment, and habitat, without which a tree does not grow to be good and fruit-bearing.

Therefore a person is compared to a tree in the field. This is not just any field, but the field that is blessed by the Creator. The Creator blesses this field according to the efforts invested into tending to the tree, according to the investment in the environment.

We do not interfere with the inside of the tree, but influence it from the outside. Thanks to the external care, it begins to produce beautiful, sweet fruits. All this depends on the environment, on the group, on the ten. We must try to build such an environment that will become the field blessed by the Creator. The relationship between friends should be such that each one can confidently grow in the correct, good form, connect together, and bear one common fruit—an apple from the Garden of Eden, the corrected soul.

Therefore, the holiday of Tu Bishvat symbolizes the entire spiritual work of a person at the initial stage. A tree is something that grows from the inanimate soil. If we arrange the correct environment, the external conditions, then we get a live sprout that turns into a tree bearing fruits suitable for human food.1
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 1/21/19, “Tu BiShvat (15th of Shevat)”
1 Minute 3:00

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Everything Happens In The Framework Of The Ten

laitman_290If I do not integrate with the group against my desire and do not demand the friends to accept and hold me to free me from my egoistic prison, then I will never succeed. Even if I succeeded in integrating with my friends for a while, the time will surely come when I lose all the desire and want to be left alone. I will hate them and will not even want to look at them.

Then again, a time comes when I manage to overcome myself, and then, at the call of the point in the heart, I come to the group again and want to connect with it. We receive such opportunities from above and can only reduce the time between the attempts.

Again, I join the group and fall out of it again, moving from one polar state to another. Sometimes I don’t want to think about the group or even about the wisdom of Kabbalah at all. Then, suddenly I realize that spirituality is only within the group and I need it. Such polar states indicate progress.

At first, it seems that there is one desire in us called Joseph that pulls us toward connection and there are his brothers who protest against him. Later we will understand that there really is no separation between Joseph and his brothers; these are the very same desires that are raised by the reforming Light and then fall.1

All the corrections, all the 613 commandments, can be kept only through global connection both in general, connection of the people of Israel and throughout the world, and in the ten, the minimal cell of correction.

The rule “Love thy friend as thyself” says that even my initial, individual correction cannot be done outside the framework of the ten. It is only through mutual integration that one can build a system in which at least some connection is manifested or its absence is revealed in order to correct it.

All corrections happen not in each element separately, but in their connection.2

Each friend makes every effort to integrate with the others and by receiving strength from the other nine, he connects with them. And so one fulfills one’s personal commandment of “Love thy friend as thyself.” When all ten friends reach such a state, their individual corrections connect together into one collective “Love thy friend as thyself” inside of which the Creator is revealed. Love of friends leads them to the love of the Creator.3

None of us can keep all the 613 commandments, corrections. This is possible only through integration of each one with all the others. Each one contains 613 desires within, but one cannot correct them without connection with the others. It is only in this connection that we can fulfill all 613 commandments.

Each requires a new connection, as if on a telephone switchboard where operators once used to manually connect the lines. A person is always at such a switchboard station where he must activate various properties in the friends and put them to work. They incorporate his properties in their work, and thus eventually the ten Sefirot are formed—a mini model of the entire universe.4
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 1/16/19, Writings of Rabash, Vol. 1, Article 5 “What Does the Rule ‘Love Thy Friend as Thyself’ Give Us”
1 Minute 39:35
2 Minute 47:00
3 Minute 50:00
4 Minute 59:55

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Moving Toward A Common Goal

laitman_963.8Rabash, Writings of Rabash, the article “The Agenda of the Assembly 2”: Accordingly, when one comes to the assembly of friends, he should always see whether or not the friends have the goal that he craves, that each of them has some grip on that goal. And he thinks that by everyone bonding together for one goal, each will have his own share, as well as the shares of the whole of society. It follows that each member of the society will have the same strength as the whole of society together.

In spirituality, it is clearly seen that if we are included in each other everyone gets the sum of all the forces from the rest. No one gains this at the expense of others because the total power they accumulate and combine in themselves is gained by each of them.

This is an amazing law of spiritual balance when everyone can dispose of all the forces, all the qualities and corrections made by the group.

Question:  Rabash writes: “And he thinks that by everyone bonding together for one goal, each will have his own share.” What does this mean?

Answer: Everyone will have their full part of the goal since union is distinguished by the fact that the Creator exists inside of it. Therefore, it cannot be that what you receive is at somebody else’s expense.

Question: In the article it is written that a person should be on guard when he comes to the assembly of friends. What does it mean to be on guard? In relation to whom?

Answer: You must clearly understand why you are coming, what you should bestow from yourself, and what you get from others. The assembly of friends is very serious work.
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From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 6/27/18

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New Life #1075 – How To Find Your True Self

New Life #1075 – How To Find Your True Self
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Summary

The true, inner part in a person is called a soul. By discovering one’s inner point called “I” or soul, a person reveals the higher, eternal, and perfect stabilizing power called the Creator. Today we are detached from the essence of life, the soul. This is particularly noticeable with younger generations. We remain unaware of our true selves while being shaped by innate characteristics, education, and environmental factors. We continue to develop in this way from generation to generation until we finally come to the question: “Who am I really?” and search for the higher power that provides an anchor in life. This is the goal of human evolution and each of us must attain it. We all belong to one root and are all connected with one another there. When a person is connected to this innermost root, he feels that he has come home to a good, warm, and full house.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1075 – How To Find Your True Self,” 12/6/18

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 1/28/19

Lesson Preparation

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Lesson on the Topic “To Bestow Contentment to The Creator” (Preparation for the Convention in Arava 2019)

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Talmud Eser Sefirot,  Vol. 6, Part 16, Table of Answers for the Meaning of the Words, Item 311

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “The Future Generation” 

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