AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Ellul 5775
Page 24 of pamphlet – (At middle of the page. Line starts: 'be-etzem...'). Page 18 of the book. For text see below.
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Ohrot/lights have the element of contraction even though they are connected to their source. The vessels represent the source as it is in its original state.
The Rebbe introduced this principle showing how subjugation (kabalat ol – receving the yoke) has a supremacy over sechel/mind.
The concept of union in Torah, means that distinctions remain. The Torah forbids incest, and the world has accepted this, whereas the worldly tentency is to remove distinctions and call that 'union'.