AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Adar א
Page 32 of pamphlet – (5th line of the page. Line starts: 'hitlabshut...'). Page 23 of the book. For text see below.
Questions and comments:
For the human being, convenience is not just a facilitator. It is a primary human principle. Not jus to relieve a burden. He is a being in the world, and not as a stranger – there world stand at your beck-and-call. The world is meant for you and you work out how to use it.
It is part of the initial mandate given to the human being. Who gave him this mandate? It is given from God. He has been given a mission.
He is mandated to use every nuance of the world and demonstrate how each thing has human significance. He is not grabbing resources from 'no-man's-land'. It belongs to God and He's saying to the man, 'take it and use it as per you mission'.
The world is a creation, not a jungle.
This is the meaning of light/ohr. The connection to the Source. I have a table not for my personal convenience, but because I have a Godly mandate to be a human being...!
The vessels/keilim are exclusively on the functional level.
The gemara says the wise man who has a stain on his garment, is insulting God's honor.
The gemara says, if you see a fruit and don't partake of it, you will have to answer for it. He is offering you resources and you are obligated to use the resources you are given.
When we live up to His expectations we corroborate His plan, His vision.
Lights are in a different category from vessels. They represent the reality of this world.