Question: What does “to be or not to be” actually signify in today’s world? Answer: In today’s fully integrated and interdependent global world this expression has a very significant meaning. We are all born with an inherently self-serving, self-justifying, egocentric and subjective nature. This nature is completely incompatible with existence in a fully integrated Natural … More To Be Or Not To Be, In The Global, Integral World?!
Question: Do people need to be controlled in order to manage a functional society? Answer: Yes. We all need to learn how to control our own inherently egoistic, hateful, greedy and subjective nature. We can’t control others, coercion, suppression never worked and will never work. We have already learned this through Human history. Only changes … More The Right Control
Question: How do you define selfless behavior? Answer: The definition is in the “name” – selfless. It is a state where the “self” does not exist any longer, it is a completely unconditional service, love, care for another where the provider disappears, remains unknown, doesn’t receive any recognition, reward, feedback for giving everything possible to … More Selfless – When The Self Is Totally Annulled
Question: What decides your personality? Is it just your life experiences and upbringing, or something else? Answer: There is a famous article (The Freedom) by Rav Yehuda Ashlag – a great empirical, natural scientist of our times – describing the 4 factors influencing, composing who we are. These 4 factors are our genetic inheritance, our … More Products Of The Environment
Question: How much sacrifice do we need in our life? Answer: I do not know how to quantify it, but the bottom line is that we need to sacrifice our “self” to live. Since we are all born with an inherently self-serving, self-justifying, egocentric and subjective nature, with the “EGO” that distorts, corrupts everything we … More Necessary Self-Sacrifice
Question: How much control does a person have over their life? Answer: Interestingly most people would say that at least to a certain degree they are in control of their lives. After all if we did not feel so we would not be able to exist! There is no conscious Human being that would be … More Happily Giving Up Control
Question: Have you ever understood yourself best only after destroying yourself? Answer: I would refine your definition saying, that we can understand ourselves only when we annuled ourselves. Due to our inherently egocentric, self-serving, self-justifying nature we can’t actually perceive the world as it is, neither can we get to know ourselves. In order to … More Cogwheels Getting To Know Themselves – By Annuling Themselves