Question: The spreading coronavirus shows how much we are all interconnected. A Chinese man ate a bat (at least they say so) and now every day thousands of people are dying, a third of the population are quarantined in their homes.
If before we theoretically knew about the butterfly effect, today we see it explicitly. Why don’t we feel dependent on other people?
Answer: Because we are not at the level of the interaction that exists in inanimate, vegetative, and animate nature, but at a higher level of interaction. We are not given the natural way from nature to feel how much we are interdependent in our desires and properties. We need to investigate this and reveal it ourselves. This is the subject of the wisdom of Kabbalah.
Question: For people, at the highest stage of development, does nature give us freedom of choice to independently realize all these processes, and not remain under the control of instincts?
Answer: I would not say that this is freedom. We have been given a very relative, very narrow freedom in order to make sure that we ourselves need to reveal the correct interaction between ourselves and the inanimate, vegetative, and animate nature.
This is not absolute freedom to do what you want. No. This freedom is only in understanding, realizing, revealing, exploring, and adapting ourselves to our complete dependence on all levels of nature and to organically fit into them.
From KabTV’s “The Post-Coronavirus Era,” 4/2/20