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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbal... ...ALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life Translation: Chaim Ratz Proofreading: Kate Weibel Editor: Cla... ...the world is the way it is and exists objectively, independently. Afterwards, people began to understand that our picture of the world is shaped by ... ...tal to us, unexpected or incomprehen- sible will suddenly make sense. For such people, the spiritual world can become a system of forces that stands ... ...or’s nature is evident through millennia of sufferings, a complete process of descent and ascent designed to enable us to see how hateful we are to ... ... wisdom of Kabbalah comprises two parallel orders: 1. From Above downward—the descent of the will to receive from Ein Sof through all the Upper Worl... ...e Know?, offers a good exam- ple of that concept with a story about the Native Americans who PA RT I I I : P E RC E P T I O N O F R E A L I T Y 122 ... ... --Reuchlin, De Arte Cabbalistica Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) An Italian scholar and Platonist philosopher whose De Hominis Dignitate O... ... A R S W R I T E A B O U T K A B B A L A H 213 Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) This Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occult- ist was ahe...

...Kabbalah, Science & the Meaning of Life traces the milestones of the evolution of science with which we are familiar, such as Newton’s and Einstein’s theories but goes further to present the science of Kabbalah as the basis for understanding the hidden part...

...Foreword: The essence of human nature is its perpetually evolving desire for pleasure. To realize this desire, we feel compelled to discover, invent, and improve our reality. The gradual intensification of the desire for pleasure has been the forc...

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