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My Thoughts On Twitter 7/17/19

Dr Michael Laitman Twitter

If we chose the spiritual to be one point more important than the material, we begin to feel our spiritual state and to rise to the first spiritual degree.
#unity #Israeli #jewish #Wisdom #Kabbalah

Yesterday in our center, “International Academy of Kabbalah,” an evening of unity of the people of #Israel took place. More than 1,500 people gathered from all the groups across Israel. There was a lot of food and joy of connection and unity. After all, we represent one creation, one interconnected spiritual system.

“It is time for the #wealthy to share, pay more taxes, for business to care for the common good.” This was stated by billionaires, bankers and economists. But they won’t be able to part with #egoism—wealth and #power—voluntarily! #Hell is paved with good intentions…

What matters isn’t how much humanity consumes, but whether its consumption conforms to the closed system of nature. If our consumption is necessary for responsible coexistence with nature, then it does not harm nature or us, and will provide for the planet’s population no matter what its size.

Steven #Spielberg: “As a Jew I am aware of how important the existence of Israel is for the survival of us all. And because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.”

From Twitter, 7/17/19

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Love Constantly Grows

laitman_276.05We need to understand that the desire to receive will never be filled because it is not egoism that is filled but the intention to bestow. We turn to the Creator in faith above reason. In vain we hope to fill ourselves with the sensation of the Creator, to attain His revelation. In fact, we must form His image within ourselves; this is what will fill us up.

The difference is that it is not the Creator who comes and fills me, but I am filled with the desire for Him, building His image within myself by the fact that I want to resemble Him.

We cannot be filled up with love. If I get content from someone I love, then love quickly disappears, burns out, and can even grow into rejection and hatred. Love means that I constantly develop the desire toward the loved one and that sustains my love. Then I can be filled with it forever. This yearning, this passion, is called the reflected light.

This means that our prayer should fill us up. By asking the Creator, we do not expect to receive anything: the very appeal to Him will already be a filling. Above all kinds of disturbances and obstacles, we want to develop an appeal to the Creator, make a restriction on our egoism, the screen, and the reflected light. I do not demand anything else, feeling the image of the Creator that I built in the reflected light and it fills me. But we never attain the Creator Himself.

Like a couple in love, seeing that their love is gradually fading, they think of how to awaken it. Even if it has not yet disappeared, they try to increase their love, because if you do not rekindle it, it will disappear. Then they come to the conclusion that it is impossible; it is impossible to fight with nature, with habit.

The person is unable to love forever. Gradually, love becomes a habit, and the habit brings no satisfaction. There is only one way out: to increase the yearning, the desire, the craving for each other. Then love can burn forever.

The feeling between two lovers should always develop. This is possible only by developing a system above the egoistic desire; this is already a spiritual area in which the science of Kabbalah is engaged.

Spirituality is a continuation of the corporeal development, but in an eternal direction when love constantly grows and does not fade. At the same time, the plus and the minus do not cancel but support each other.

In essence, these are the very same forces of nature, only organized in new ways. It is said that the Creator did not create anything new.1
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 7/5/19, Prayer
1 Minute 38:48

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Break Through The Shell Of Egoism

laitman_571.08Question: Why in spiritual concepts are there the properties of bravery, courage and devotion?

Answer: This is all work with your ego. Egoism stands between me and the Creator like an insulating shell.

It surrounds me from all sides, and I am in it like in a cocoon unable to transfer anything outside or perceive anything from the outside except through it. This is our problem. So, we must constantly hammer it. As soon as we pierce through it and look out of the shell of egoism, then we will see the real world.

For this, great courage is needed and certainly help from friends without whom it is absolutely impossible to move in this direction.

Question: What do we need devotion for and to whom?

Answer: Striking one’s egoism once with a beak is very painful. It needs to be hammered at for a long time before you break through the shell and, like a chicken, you peek your head out. Here we will have to work very seriously with full devotion to our group and to the Creator.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 03/24/19

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New Life #1123 – A Human Superorganism
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

All of reality is a single superorganism and is operated by one force that is called “nature” or “God.” This force advances us toward the discovery of the connection of the entire system. Humanity is in transition. The human ego is growing and familial connection has become weakened. We are becoming like unfriendly, cold, technical components that destroy everything including ourselves. As we recognize our natural evil inclination, we will develop a desire for love and will demand that the people of Israel deliver the method of connection. The moment we begin to feel others as ourselves, we will feel a higher, eternal power. The part will feel like the whole. We will feel mutual rejection, connect above it in the middle line, and will taste the Garden of Eden (paradise).
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1123 – A Human Superorganism,” 6/13/19

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 7/17/19

Lesson Preparation

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Preface to the Wisdom of Kabbalah,” Item 92

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, Newspaper, “The Nation” 

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