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My Thoughts On Twitter 5/29/19

Dr Michael Laitman Twitter

Despite the Jews’ devotion to the ideas of the US Democratic Party, its militant #Antisemitism will continue to fight for the “Aryan” purity in its ranks, and none of the #Jews will have a place in it. The process of forcing the Jews out is voluntary at first, and later coerced.

In the @TruNews Christian news program, @docburkhart called on the audience to stop supporting #Israel: “After all, these people use the name Israel to fill their pockets and feel important,” says the evangelist.
It’s hard not to agree with him…

Initially, all the problems exist in the broken soul of ADAM, but how they become manifest depends on us: if we are in a group, armed with knowledge and faith, we face the problems with joy, as elevating us, but without faith or unity in the group, descents and awakenings must happen.

It is the occurrence of intractable problems, when the Creator blocks all exits and the only way out is to annul oneself before the situation, to extinguish the desire to resolve it egoistically that the Creator, who arranged it, will resolve it Himself. And I just need to annul.

May 27, 2019 – #Europe realized that the globalist consensus that dominated it was destroyed and resulted in confusion. The #EU population wants a division of countries. The reason is a decline in the standard of living. It can be raised only by following Trump’s example. Otherwise, the #EU conflicts will continue to intensify.

The world is becoming stupid: IQ indicators of developed #EU countries have been declining since the beginning of the 21st century. #Smartphones reduce attention span. Society requires #jobs only in the service sector.
Kabbalah: The #brain is developing toward #spirituality, the next level of development. If rejected, the #brain dies off.

The cycle of civilization’s economic development is over: the economic regimes of slavery, feudalism (slaves and serfs), capitalism (beyond the confines of the household). But the markets are over and the return to slavery is inevitable (work for food).
Unless we rise to the economy of the #future society.
From Twitter, 5/29/19

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Start From Zero

laitman_961.2Spiritual work starts with limitation. A person is a device for measuring the Creator and like any device it needs to be calibrated. Therefore, first one must position oneself at zero and from this zero, one can already start studying, measuring states, and advance in this way. Zero is the beginning of the spiritual ladder, and without it, we would not know where we are: above or below, in minus or in plus.

However, a person does not agree to this calibration, our egoism pushes away the nullification, does not want to hear about it. After all, we already are in the best state, in the world of infinity, at the end of correction—nothing changes except our desires and thoughts, that is, the inner sensations that obscure from us the infinite light in which we are immersed.

That is why it is so difficult for us to accept self-annulment, but it is necessary. Zero is the absolute truth. That is, I always have to annul myself, understanding that I cannot evaluate anything according to my desires and feelings. I am in the ocean of the upper light, under its influence, and I fully annul my evaluation of it. After all, I have no correct feelings and understanding of it, and therefore, I do not want to judge it in any way: neither good nor bad. I detach myself from my “I” inside the upper light and strive to become like its qualities, to reveal the correct sensation of it.1

Prior to using scales, they must be calibrated by placing the arrow at zero. Exactly in the same way I have to calibrate myself; otherwise, I will not be able to check how much I correspond to the qualities of the Creator. First of all, I need the precise definition of the Creator as the absolute good that gives me the world of infinity, the state of the end of correction, the light that fills the entire universe.

I try to get closer to this perception and to determine how I differ from it or resemble it, how much above or below it I am. But first of all, I need to annul myself to zero. As if there are two separate scales from which I remove all my weight and want to balance the arrow at zero first. I know that on the one pan is the absolute good. Now I put my egoism on the other pan as if it has already been corrected and check my similarity to the upper light. Thus, I constantly correct myself and ascend through the spiritual degrees.

First of all, I imagine myself inside the white upper light: there is none else beside the Creator, good and benevolent. Now I can start approaching Him, figuring out what changes I have to make within myself, how to restrict my heart and mind in order not to be a disturbance for the white light. To the extent I do not disturb the light, I begin to enter Him, undergoing the states of gestation, suckling, and adulthood (Ibur, Yenika, and Mochin), until I get completely included in the light, reaching the end of correction.

I detach myself from my “I” as if I do not exist and cut off my desires and thoughts in order to feel myself inside the white light, excluding any interference of my egoism. If I completely nullify myself, I can be sure that I will not fall, because it is impossible to fall from the floor—this is the lowest, safest point. Just like a baby immediately sits down on the floor when he loses balance. Then he can be sure that he will not fall.2

If I am not happy about my states and I want changes, it is a luxury. I am adding my desire to enjoy, which obscures spirituality from me, and I only feel the corporeal world.3

The first calibration is to exclude my interference with the white light and to not allow my desire to receive to wake up. I want to nullify myself completely so as not to be a disturbance for the upper light, like a drop of semen in the mother. As if I do not have any of my own desires and thoughts, I cancel them all before the white light.

I do not care what I feel, I nullify myself before everything I receive from the Creator who is good to everyone: to the wicked, to the righteous, and even to me. At every moment, only absolute good comes from Him. The only thing that I lack at any moment is to reveal that now I am receiving the infinity, the end of correction, absolute good.

If I calibrate my desires correctly, I will feel myself in the best possible state right now. There is no doubt that from above I receive absolute good, and now I must only bring myself to equivalence with it here below.4

Try to calibrate yourself so that you do not have your own mind and feelings—everything comes from the Creator. All my thoughts and sensations, everything in me is sent by the Creator. If I am ready to hold on to this state, it means that I am becoming a spiritual embryo.5

My egoism is always trying to raise its head and demand understanding and feelings. Besides, external disturbances come from all sides and I have to constantly nullify myself in relation to them. This is dynamic work; I must always remain in zero as if I constantly check the direction with a compass in order not to be lost.

At every moment I calibrate myself so that I do not care what will happen to me. I remain in the center of my desires and thoughts, like a spider in the middle of the web, and watch that no desire or thought escapes from it. It means that I annul myself to zero, and from that point I can already start rising. An absolute zero is the beginning of the spiritual ladder.

I feel that I have nullified myself, and the arrow of my scale points exactly to zero, that is, I do not interfere with the Creator to influence me. Then I say that there is none else beside Him. After all, if my arrow moves toward plus or minus, then this is not the direction toward the Creator; it means that I am not annulling myself. Therefore, to keep myself in zero, I have to work constantly. All future progress is based on it, when we just add new types of annulment.6
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 5/12/19, Writings of Baal HaSulam, Shamati 53 “The Matter of Limitation”
1 Minute 0:20
2 Minute 21:50
3 Minute 29:20
4 Minute 31:05
5 Minute 35:15
6 Minute 45:00

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New Life 1088 – Indifference

New Life 1088 – Indifference
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Indifference is growing because people have already seen everything and can no longer be seduced or attracted. Nature is advancing us toward a state in which we will be completely indifferent to this entire world. After we become completely indifferent to all materiality, we will be attracted to spiritual development. Nature is pushing us to recognize its eternity by opening the spirit within us. We will move on to exalted feelings, deep questions, and an awareness of an unlimited, powerful, united, and enlightened world.
From KabTV’s “New Life 1088 – Indifference,” 3/5/19

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Separate From The Creator

Laitman_112Question: If pleasure is a form of light and the only source of light is the Creator, how can receiving pleasure be disconnected from the source?

Answer: This so-called “pleasure disconnected from the source” is pleasure not from giving, but from receiving. In our world, all pleasures are like that.

Question: Does that mean if it is pleasure from bestowal, then it is not disconnected from the source but is connected with it? Does all the sweetness come from there?

Answer: Yes, food, sex, family, wealth, honor, and knowledge are all pleasures of our world that we receive apart from the Creator. Therefore, they are all transient, do not remain, cannot be eternal, and all of them end badly.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/20/19

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 5/29/19

Lesson Preparation

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Preface to the Wisdom of Kabbalah,” Items 1 – 11

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