Why do the bearers of wisdom themselves not show an example of love, dedication, equality, tolerance, and altruism? What prevents them from living according to the laws of Kabbalah?
Answer: It is the greatest egoism that exists in them. This is really their big problem.
If you want, you can read the article called “Introduction to The Book of Zohar.” There, at the end of the article, you will find the answer.
From KabTV’s “Ask a Kabbalist” 12/31/18