Dr. Michael Laitman To Change the World – Change Man

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Reflections On New Antisemitism

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Holocaust Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the past, and how modern-day circumstances prove that the ominous specter of antisemitism didn’t simply die with World War II. Indeed, Holocaust survivor Manfred Goldberg, recently stated that social media had

Why Deny the Holocaust When We Can Simply Forget about It?

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January 27 is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In recent years, there has been a sharp resurgence of antisemitism, which seems to be accelerating. The Jewish Agency’s Fighting Antisemitism page states, “With violent instances of antisemitism on the rise across

What Are the Pros and Cons of a 4-Day Work Week?

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One of my students told me that 100 companies in the UK recently switched to a permanent four-day work week for their employees without loss of pay, and that they hope to be a vanguard of a major change in

What Will Prevent a Civil War

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The tumultuous protests against the planned reforms to Israel’s judicial system seem to be tearing Israeli society apart. Prominent newspapers around the world have not only reported the plan to reform Israel’s justice system, but have actually taken sides. Thomas

Is War a Necessary Part of Life?

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The will to dominate is at the very foundation of our nature, and war is thus a part of our lives. However, it is counterproductive to our very own interests. If we view humanity from aside, then we see that

Why Do the Ultra-Rich Do Philanthropy?

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On one hand, the ultra-rich are driven by their own power and wealth, but on the other hand, they are motivated by a challenge—that they wish to see a positive result from their lives. If we act for humanity’s benefit,

Is the Universe Endless?

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The difference between us and the Creator is endless. Who or what is the Creator? It, or He, is the quality of love and bestowal—the opposite of our quality, reception. In our oppositeness to the Creator, we perceive a very

Why Is Society Becoming More and More Corrupt?

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Behind our every action and thought is an egoistic desire that makes us want to enjoy at the expense of others and nature. Moreover, this egoistic desire constantly grows. If in the past we could have been friendly with each

Why Do We Tend to Trust Some People Over Others?

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We trust some people over others because we have no choice but to trust them. Take babies for instance. Babies trust no one. Babies do not want to know anyone besides their mothers, and to cleave to their mothers. To

Yes, You Live in a Bubble- and it’s Not a Bad Thing

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We all live in our own bubbles, and it is not necessarily a bad thing. Our bubbles are characterized by us feeling no desire for anything beyond them. For instance, in my personal physical life, I barely leave my room.

Living in a World of Gray People

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A student told me about a forty-four-year-old woman who had decided when she was younger never to have children. But now that she is older, she wonders if she made the right choice because even though she has friends and

THIS Is How You Balance Your Emotions

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We can balance our emotions with the help of the environment. What I mean by “environment” is our society and its influences, that we can surround ourselves with such influences that will guide us on how to direct the emotions