AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Kislev 5776
Page 30 of pamphlet – (a third into the page. Line starts: 'veyuvan...'). Page 21 of the book. For text see below.
Questions and comments:
Wisdom is deeper than that which is manifest in the vessel. The vessel does not capture the full light. The light is always superior to the vessel, although it gets dressed in the vessel.
A table can anchor a conversation. Even though it provides a functional facility, the table alludes to a presence that is infinitely superior to it.
The human being has a real presence. Is this because of his 'smarts'? No, it was given to him by his Creator. He should live up to that gift.
It is not haughty to demonstrate that you are a human being with dignity.
The light of wisdom (ohr hachochmah) is due to the human being having been created by Him, to bring into the world an element infinitely beyond world...
mind has dimension, but wisdom (chochmah) is a dimensionless point...