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'Century of Light' (5/8): Unity - Some Implications

No two men can be found who may be said to be outwardly and inwardly united. The evidences of discord and malice are apparent everywhere, though all were made for harmony and union.

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Youth Gathering in Wollongong

From the 27th – 29th of June, 34 people attended a youth conference held at the Wollongong Baha’i Centre with attendance from the Illawarra, Macarthur and Wentworth regions to study, reflect and plan at the gathering. 111 more words

Officials shut off 'Bahai' water supply to Dazgareh township

Iran Press Watch, August 26, 2015.

On Monday 24 August, officials shut off the water supply for residents of the small town of Dazgareh in Semnan province. 294 more words

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'Century of Light' (4/8): The Impact & Legacy of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

 Using the familiar metaphor of “candles”, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá wrote to Mrs. Whyte:

“O honoured lady!… Behold how its light is now dawning upon the world’s darkened horizon.

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When did we all get so sensitive?

Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt recently wrote a stirring article in The Atlantic about the alleged culture of oversensitivity and emotional coddling at American universities. They write: 1,403 more words

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Trees cut down in the Bahai cemetery of Urumiyyeh

HRANA, August 24, 2015.

A number of 20-year old trees in the Bahai cemetery of Urumiyyeh (Urmia) have been cut down with a chainsaw. The destruction apparently happened on July 25, 2015. 66 more words

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Shahram Falah granted 10-day leave from Kerman prison

Campaign against harassment of Bahais, August 23, 2015.

Shahram Falah (شهرام فلاح), a Bahai from Yazd who began a 3-year prison sentence in Kerman on February 4, 2015, has been granted a 10-day furlough, and left prison this morning. 70 more words

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