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Blitz Of Kabbalah Tips – 1/13/19

laitman_566.02Question: How can the right environment help in building a stable and strong family bond? And how can the family bond strengthen the environment?

Answer: We need to learn this. We have had many conversations that deal with this subject: how to behave in a family, how to balance family relationships. It is possible to find and study everything in our archive.

Question: You say that the future will be unbearable. How should we understand this?

Answer: That is incorrect! I am saying that it could be unbearable, but it could also be normal, if we understand the dynamics of our development and in what manner we can correct it.

Question: Which professions and experts will be in demand in the coming year?

Answer: This year, almost all professions will be in demand as before, but over time, there will be a very serious revision of professions.

Question: Legalization of drugs, sports, and smartphones—these satisfy the masses. How do we escape these traps? What will change this year?

Answer: I don’t know. It is impossible to change something in society, to turn it around to a particular point, without educating it as a whole. It will not work.

Question: Isn’t humanity playing with the Internet and computer technology too much? How much more do they need to be developed?

Answer: It is very good that humanity “sits” on the Internet; it is beginning to comprehend the opportunity of communicating between each other. I very much hope that in the future this system will begin to serve the general connection between us.

Question: Most people are convinced that they are in an excellent connection with others and that everyone else is at fault. How is it possible to explain what the right connection is?

Answer: You cannot do anything, you have to explain. So many people, practically all of us, justify ourselves and believe that we are right. We must think about how to explain that there is a greater truth.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/13/19

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Do Wars Lead To Progress?

laitman_219.03Question: You say that mutual annihilation leads to regression in the development of society, but ultimately doesn’t war usually stimulate productive forces?

Answer: Yes, wars stimulate forces of production, but they fail to contribute to society’s and people’s inner development, which is what really matters. On the contrary, they usher men into the next double helix, and therefore, technical progress is the only progress they bring.

Of course, if it were not for wars and threats, humanity would have developed much slower on a technical level, and consequently, in science and in other areas, but not in the social sphere.

Wars bring about society’s regression, not progress. The wounds that remain after wars take a very long time to heal and are practically incurable. They lurk somewhere inside as we try not to deal with them, but in fact, they disallow the construction of normal relations.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 1/13/19

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Will The Family Institution Survive?

laitman_627.1Question: What awaits the family institution? How do we save, strengthen, and balance it? How can Kabbalah help with this?

Answer: I think this year the family institution, along with other social institutions, will face very serious challenges. We will continue to see problems in the family, separation between parents and children and between the parents themselves, divisions between different families and generations: parents and children, grandparents and grandchildren. People will feel no sense of belonging to one another: you gave birth to me, raised me, and now I am leaving.

Consequently, we will reach a state, where no one will owe anyone anything, no one can ask anything from the other: “Leave me alone. What do I care about all of you and why do you care about me?”

After that, along with general recognition of evil, supplied to us by our egoism, we will finally start to realize that there is nothing left to do but try to correct it. Life will become so unbearable (not only in the family but in all its aspects) that people will have no hope left for the future or the present.

One will truly begin to understand that to be alone among other people is worse than being alone in the jungle where you don’t know where to place your foot without being stung or attacked from above.

A person will feel threatened by the environment: one seems to be among people, but in an urban jungle where one cannot make it to the store and back even if he runs. One will feel that no one can or is even willing to help him.

I hope that will be enough for us to realize that we need to do something with our human nature. We will then listen and hear that there is a method that corrects our nature and it is ready. Everything depends only on the person himself. Maybe then that person will come to us.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 1/13/19

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How To Make Life Good

laitman_259.01Question: How can we explain to the 99% of people what a good life is?

Answer: We consider life as good according to what is good for us.

In our time, however, having uncorrected connections between ourselves, we cannot feel good. We see that the world is falling apart because the upper light descending upon it wants to fill it and the world feels its oppositeness to this light.

The closer spiritual goodness is to our world, the worse we feel. The nearing of the upper light gives us a sense of darkness because we are uncorrected, opposite to it. Therefore, if we want to feel the blessings and all the goodness, we must change ourselves to be similar to the upper light so we do not plunge into problems and crises because the light is coming closer and closer to us. In other words, we have to unite on the level of this world. That is the problem.

For example, the news announces that an asteroid is on its course to Earth and that the planet is in danger, people should feel themselves in danger, the upper light is coming closer to us, the Creator wishes to be revealed to the creations. This is why we are called “the last generation.”

We have entered a path of increasingly escalating pressure on us. This is why the science of Kabbalah has become revealed; it explains that we have to start adapting ourselves to the upper light to become somewhat similar to it.

We are a Kli (vessel of the soul), the Creator is the light. We can become similar to Him only if we unite between ourselves. In other words, if we wish for a better future, we must unite.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/11/19

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Helplessness Before Nature

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Humanity feels itself as living in a certain space. What we exist within, we call our world. This is the surrounding nature, its inanimate, vegetative, animate levels, and humans.

Our world is governed in some way and lives according to its own laws. We study these laws and try to find some connection between them, how they affect us, how we can affect them, the properties of nature, and how to subjugate nature to make it profitable and comfortable for us to exist in this world.

As a result of our development, which has lasted many thousands of years on Earth, we come to the conclusion that we still know little about our world because events that we cannot predict take place in it and there are forces we cannot control. They affect us in a terrible way, scare us, and put us in situations that make us feel small, petty, and miserable.

Despite the achievements of science, we do not know when there will be an earthquake or a hurricane and what their impact might be. In general, there are enormous forces of nature that are developing, causing us great trouble, and we can do nothing about it.

We can do nothing with our lives, we cannot create a good society, correct interactions between spouses, children, and parents. We can do nothing about the fact that we are limited in our life, weak in the face of nature, in the face of ourselves. We are helpless in the face of life and death, and we find this very depressing. Subconsciously it humiliates us.

In general, we live in a world we know nothing about.

Question: Are there certain algorithms that nature develops us through, but we do not know them?

Answer: Even if we knew them a little and we gradually came to know them, it would not help us in governing. Humanity’s development leads only to the fact that we somehow protect ourselves from nature’s negative influences, but nothing more.

A person finds himself existing in the system of forces that govern him at all levels. We can do nothing in the field of economics, family relationships, relationships of state, or in the sphere of ecology, in anything. It is in our era, when we have achieved such prosperity, such strength, and such understanding of nature, that we only become convinced that we are very weak and do not know it.
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From KabTV’s “The Essence of the Science of Kabbalah, Part 1,” 11/12/2019

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The Rich Cry

Laitman_421.01In the News (Bloomberg): “The World’s Richest People Lost $511 Billion in 2018,” “The richest people on Earth lost $511 billion this year after record first-half gains were obliterated by a succession of bruising market selloffs.

My Comment: The fact is that they must understand whether they have an opportunity to hinder the progress of people. The more you present people with new toys for mutual connection, for their fulfillment, for any information, etc., the more they become picky and selective.

They are no longer interested in Facebook as it is. They simply cannot look at ads. People are so fed up with it that they even cannot be thrust on children.

That is, everything that the rich have made during the past 20 years is starting to work less and less. Despite all their sophistication, it passes. The period of egoistic accumulation will have to rot itself.

Humanity is still developing. Therefore, I see that the time will come, and very quickly, when these dollars they accumulated will have no value and there will no longer be an opportunity to earn money.

I think people will generally strive for greater simplicity. They will want to sit on the grass, drink a little, have a snack, listen to normal music, the chirping of birds, and the laughter of children running around. They will want something very close and pleasant to the heart, and not to bother their heads, brains, soul, and feelings with something very artificial.

I hope it will be this way.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 12/25/18

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Our Future Is Robots

273.02In the News (Reuters):  Robots will make robots at a new ABB (ABBN.S) factory in China, which the Swiss engineering group said on Saturday it plans to build for $150 million in Shanghai as it defends its place as the country’s largest maker of industrial robots. …

“China is expanding its robot workforce, as wages for human workers there rise and the country seeks to compete with lower-cost countries via greater automation. In 2017, one of every three robots sold in the world went to China, which purchased nearly 138,000 units, ABB said.

“ABB’s new 75,000-square-foot factory will use software meant to allow people and robots to work safely in close proximity, the company said, adding its YuMi robots — designed to work side-by-side with people — will also be deployed on many of the small parts assembly tasks needed to manufacture an ABB robot.”

Question: People, journalists, and scientists are worried about our future being ruled by robots! What will our future look like with robots?

Answer: Our future is moving toward the state where a person will not have any work other than spiritual work. We will only deal with things robots cannot do—the correct internal, spiritual unification between us.

Robots will take care of everything else. In general, our world is gradually reaching the point where we all will shift into spirituality. Only robots will remain in the material matter. Afterward, they too will disappear.

In principle, our world will gradually manifest itself as a world of forces, spirit, and a web of forces, not physical mater.  Matter does not really exist. We can see this already in quantum physics.

So there is no reason to worry about the fact that robots will replace us. On the contrary, we will strive to make sure that everything we do is transferred to robots and we will do what robots cannot: spiritual work, uniting between us, and exiting to the next level of existence, to the spiritual world.
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From KabTV’s “News with Dr. Michael Laitman” 11/28/18

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What Is The Future Of Cities?

laitman_426Question: What future awaits cities?

Answer: In the future, thanks to the development of communication technologies, humanity will not concentrate in big cities but will spread out.

Many people will be able to work from home and all their consumables will be delivered. The home will be a bedroom, a study room, and in general, a place where a person spends most of his life. The concepts of the “city center” and “downtown” will disappear from the world, and our cities will assume a broad and balanced form.

Besides, I very much hope that as soon as humanity realizes that its universal relations with each other should be altruistic, cities will also be reformed according to this new way: everything will be for the benefit of a person so that a person will care for society and society will care for everyone. This will lead to very big changes in city structures.
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The Round Table of Independent Opinions, Berlin 9/9/06

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How To Get Inexhaustible Energy?

Laitman_703.04Question: What is the energy balance of renewable energy sources? Do they supply more energy than is required for their production?

Answer: We use all types of energy received from nature in the amount of one or two, with the maximum five percent of their possible productivity. This is because we use nature egoistically.

But if we treated nature altruistically, if we could work with nature according to the same principle that it relates to us, in a balanced way, then we could receive 100% of the desired from nature in exchange for relating to nature 100% on the same level.

Nature treats us altruistically, and if we also related to the whole world, to all of humanity, in a reciprocal way, with love, according to the principle “love your neighbor as yourself,” then we could extract from nature much more energy, we would reach balance with nature, and would not feel lack in anything.

We would harmoniously and integrally join nature, and would receive a positive reaction from it instead of a negative one. Today, nature shares with us as if reluctantly, as if it is obliged to release a small part of its energy resources to us.

Yet, once we reach equilibrium with nature, we will be able to receive inexhaustible energy implanted in each atom. Thus, in essence only in this lies the correction of the existing methodology and solution for the future.
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The Round table of independent opinions. Berlin 9/9/06

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What Causes Environmental Disasters?

laitman_765.1Question: What would happen if all the Chinese would like to own a car?

Answer: Nothing will change in the world and in the ecology; even let everyone own a car, and more than one. Let there be 7 or 14 billion private cars in the world. Cars are not what causes ecological disasters. Our corrupt relations are what cause ecological disasters.

We need to understand what is visible in nature and in its research; environmental disasters are caused not by technology, the inanimate, vegetative, and animate levels, but by the human level. Only we, at the level of our relations, cause distress at all other levels of nature.

All these disasters in the fields of ecology and health, depression and drug addiction, divorces and all other problems arise from nature only to push us to understand the cause, which is at a higher level. Always in nature, a problem from a higher level descends to lower levels and activates the system from there.

I hope that in the search for salvation from these evils, which we see as evils at our egoistic level, we will have to give up our egoism, we will have to understand that we can only be in balance with nature on the inanimate, vegetative, and animate levels due to our human level, if we treat each other with love and understanding.

Then, we will bring unity to nature as a whole and reach a balance with the general nature.
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The Round Table of Independent Opinions, Berlin 9/9/06

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