Question: Have you ever felt insufficient? Answer: Constantly. And it’s a good feeling. If we feel satiated, satisfied, content, then we will never grow, progress, develop. We need such a need, hunger, inner pain, even shame to push us out of comfort zone. And this is most effective in a closed, purposeful, mutually supportive, mutually … More Being Happily Insufficient
Question: What in life made you the person you are today? Answer: As Rav Yehuda Ashlag explains in his landmark article “The Freedom”, we are comprised of 4 factors: our genetic inheritance, our upbringing, the education we received and finally the influence of the environment we actually exist in. From this we can see that … More Product Of The Environment
Question: What is the most thought-provoking quote from an ancient philosopher you’ve ever heard and why? Answer: “People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.” Plato We are the product of the environment, it is … More Planting Ourselves Into Fertile Soil
Question: Do you have the habit of comparison? Answer: Yes, and it is a very important habit. Without comparison, without using contrasts, comparative research we can’t attain, perceive, understand anything! Our whole perception of reality is based on comparisons. How would be able to perceive sweet without also tasting bitter, feel warmth against cold, love … More Constant Comparisons
Question: What is the most important innovation humans have made? Answer: The greatest innovation of Humankind has not been implemented yet. We have to “innovate”, upgrade ourselves in order to unlock our “truly Human” potential. This innovation is the “creation” of a Human being, that – above the inherently selfish, egotistic, hateful and greedy nature … More The Greatest Human Innovation: The Collective “Superhuman”
Question: Do you ever regret breeding because of overpopulation? Answer: How do we know we are “overpopulating”? Who decided that Earth has a certain limit beyond which it can’t sustain more Humans?! Is it not possible that the problem is not with the number of people in the world, but what they do, how they … More Is Overpopulation Truly A Problem?!
Question: Why is studying so important in life? Answer: “Studying” means collecting, computing information about our environment and about ourselves in order to survive, progress, grow. Thus any living creature constantly “studies”, otherwise we would not be able to exist. There are of course many levels of study, most of it is instinctive, serving a … More The Importance Of Study