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    Is the Bahai Faith the first religion meant for the whole of humanity?

    I have been learning about the Bahai Faith and have read that humanity is like a student and religions are like different grades in school and as the student (humanity) matures we are ready for new rules and teachings. Does that mean that every previous religion was meant for everyone? I can't...
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    What is Meant by "Idle Fancies"?

    Politics, Idle Fancies and Vain Imaginings The above article contains some discussion on the topic, but mostly in the context of politics. The definitions section may here be useful: "Idle: Not active, without purpose or effect, pointless Fancies: A feeling of linking or attraction...
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    What is Meant by "Unseemly" Behavior?

    "Verily I say, the tongue is for mentioning what is good, defile it not with unseemly talk. God hath forgiven what is past. Henceforward everyone 220 should utter that which is meet and seemly, and should refrain from slander, abuse and whatever causeth sadness in men." -- Kitab-i-ahd, p. 219...
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    What is Meant by Fanaticism?

    We are enjoined to avoid fanaticism in our faith. Dictionary definitions of fanatical: filled with excessive and single-minded zeal obsessively concerned with something We are also enjoined to promote the Cause. How is one to balance these things? Would it be fanatical to post videos to...
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    People aren't meant to get married in their 30s

    This goes completely against nature. But that is the trend these days - weddings between geriatric, infertile people in their 30s are becoming the norm. This is I think one of the main reason today's young people find it difficult to follow the Baha'i or other religions' laws of chastity...
  6. Romane

    What is meant by "spiritual"

    Good morning In the thread on the role of women in the Baha'i Faith, The Thinker made a statement that I think is deserving of a thread of its own. Now, even though my address is to The Thinker, it is directed to all, and am hoping to see some interesting discussion from everyone. So very...