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by onepence
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

"If a person can accept Bahá'u'lláh's function, it should not present any difficulty to them to also accept what He has ordained a divinely-guided individual in matters pertaining to His Faith." hmm ... yes ... i was thinking along similiar lines ... that eventually we could recognize &quo...
by onepence
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

The Universal House of Justice and NSA's

hmm been wonderin about a subject for quite sometime What would happen if a crazed individual suceeded in killing all nine members of The Universal House of Justice ? Could the NSA's elect another Universal House of Justice ? Would the NSA's voluntarily dissolve ? Would the Amrican NSA still exist y...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

richard, i am still thinking about your note specifically "It may even engender the spirit of the crusader, which is more than dangerous if not controlled by spiritual insight and loyal devotion to the commonplace social obligations of human loyalties ." very interesting observation would ...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

LOL *smile* ... yes ... i thought it was quite funny too ... lol ... good to have a little bit of humour in a serious world and ... i enjoyed the Quotes you provided thanks ... it is interesting to see how various individuals developed their souls and thus influenced society in their own unique exp...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Administrative Order apostates
Replies: 5
Views: 12827

Re: Administrative Order apostates

What would be the correct response be if a government official asked me to deny my realtionship to our beloved Guardian Shoghi Effendi and The Universal House of Justice ? Looking closer at your question, youre saying that a particular gov is agreeing with Bahaullah and is telling you NOT to agree ...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

Death , Taxes , & The Administrative Order *smile* sincerely yes {great title for a book} dh note : as in all things , Kull-i- Sh ay , could be used for both good or evil /////// richard ... you are quit right ... laws can not force selflessness ... transformation is accomplished by hearking to ...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

wow richard ... that is a pretty precise, well resaoned response to the struggle/s that i have expressed going through ... "co-ordinated and reconciled by the unified will" yes ... very enlightened response ... thank you will write more later ... still wondering about selfless society ... ...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

hi guys ... thanks for keeping this thread alive ... been busy with family activities over the weekend ... and now i am back at my desk and it has been enjoyable catching up on what has transpired ... funny think is i had never looked up Bausani ... what i had read just sorta resonated with what i w...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

Re: "orders of true faqír do exist"

The concept of poverty in Islam is thus commented upon by Bausani: (sorry, dont mean to go off on a tangent, but who's he?? Thanks). He was director of the Italian quarterly magazine Opinioni Bahá'í from its foundation. He helped sustain every institution or committee, national or local, on which h...
by onepence
Sat Feb 09, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

orders of true faqír
equates to
the Administrative Order
of Baha'u'llah

yes

radiant smile
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25210

"orders of true faqír do exist"

looking for thoughts on selflesness //////// //////// ////// The concept of poverty in Islam is thus commented upon by Bausani: The concept of poverty is very ancient in Islám and goes back to the very frugal and sober ways of the Prophet himself, because of his direct contact with the simple custom...
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Administrative Order apostates
Replies: 5
Views: 12827

Administrative Order apostates

hmmm ... a little bit of a touchy subject ... but one that i seek a concrete answer to. I understand as an enrolled member of the Baha'i Faith I am not to speak disparringly of Baha'u'llah, Abdu'l Baha , the Guardian, or any aspect of the Administrative Order. I also understand that i am to follow a...
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

I think a case can be made that much of the problem is rooted in the selfishness, ... , imo... yes ... interesting enough ... i have been talking to an individual lately whom whole heartedly endorses and teaches that only the self can be trusted and therefore is the basis of all philisospical and/o...
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

"Why is the vast majority of the world’s peoples sinking ever deeper into hunger and wretchedness when wealth on a scale undreamed of by the Pharaohs, the Caesars, or even the imperialist powers of the nineteenth century is at the disposal of the present arbiters of human affairs?"
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: the nation-state has largely outlived its usefulness
Replies: 2
Views: 19737

thank you Jonah


*embarrassed smile*
:oops:

*smile*

both words & deeds
would fail to express

what His Grace
has meant to us

/////////
/////////

on a separate note

i found this realization to be helpful

the law of man is tragic
the law of Baha'u'llah is ecstatic
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

... and the riches of the money handlers become far too egregious.

http://themessthatgreenspanmade.blogspo ... -gift.html

This realization comes to different people in different ways.

The poor usually suffer first and most ...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: When people lose faith in their currency
Replies: 0
Views: 16747

When people lose faith in their currency

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt at the Virginia Military Institute http://www.accountability-central.com/single-view-default/article/remarks-by-deputy-secretary-robert-m-kimmitt-at-the-virginia-military-institute/?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=1&cHash=175771bfa7 BY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREA...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

"the blamers will be surprised that they themselves have been out there doing his bidding" yes i keep on thinking about the Rulers and how one day all will turn to Baha'u'llah on that Day what will the Presidents, the Prime Minsters, the Dictators be thinking of ? their forerunners , their...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: the nation-state has largely outlived its usefulness
Replies: 2
Views: 19737

the nation-state has largely outlived its usefulness

These same signs are prevalent in Belize, and I witnessed them all last week, since an election there is on the horizon. It confirmed my sense that the nation-state has largely outlived its usefulness and is on its last legs everywhere as our unsustainable civilization nears its inevitable collapse....
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: News
Topic: But if the vaults are empty
Replies: 0
Views: 16484

But if the vaults are empty

January 29, 2008 8:58 PM http://www.metafilter.com/68626/But-if-the-vaults-are-empty-what-will-Scrooge-McDuck-swim-in According to the latest biweekly numbers released last Thursday by the Federal Reserve, for the two weeks that ended January 16th American banks had negative $1.3 billion in non-borr...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

yes it is only through the His Word that mankind can grasp How to "carry forward an ever advancing civilization" *smile* only by following His Laws to the best of our ablities will the extremes of wealth and poverty be elimanted for no matter how mankind may wish to achieve this goal only ...
by onepence
Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Egypt court upholds Baha'i plea
Replies: 0
Views: 16637

Egypt court upholds Baha'i plea

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/2008/01/egyptian-court-decides-3-cases-on.html In Egypt yesterday, Cairo's Court of Administrative Justice decided three cases involving the disclosure of religion on official Egyptian identity cards that must be carried at all times and that are needed to apply fo...
by onepence
Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Iran sentences Baha’is for teaching children
Replies: 1
Views: 18128

Iran sentences Baha’is for teaching children

Iran sentences Baha’is for teaching children January 29, 2008 - 4:07pm The Agence France-Presse reported today that Iran's judiciary has announced sentences for 54 members of the Baha'i Faith who were arrested in May 2006 in Shiraz while taking part in a project to educate underprivileged children. ...
by onepence
Mon Oct 02, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Proposed wording for Forum warning [was: 'Onepence?']
Replies: 20
Views: 55100

No, what he was complaining about was specifically non-Baha'is. No ... what i was complaining about was two fold ... first, the lack of leadership in understanding the purpose and role of moderators second ... the inablity of this site to "mature" ... but hey ... you guys go ahead and do what you g...
by onepence
Fri Aug 25, 2006 3:01 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: seekers forum ... maturity of site
Replies: 7
Views: 34310

seekers forum ... maturity of site

you know as along as we have immature policy concerning seekers our boards will be ripe targets for abuse.

the owner of this site should consider his responseablities in keeping this site safe for all individuals.

oneness
the apostle dean
by onepence
Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:58 am
Forum: News
Topic: K-Salaam: The World Is Ours
Replies: 0
Views: 17334

K-Salaam: The World Is Ours

K-Salaam: The World Is Ours Wednesday - August 23, 2006 — by Francesca Djerejian In a time for hip-hop when few dare to be different, K-Salaam has taken matters into his own hands with his album, The World is Ours. Dedicated to oppressed people throughout the world, the album's introductory message ...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 'See-through' silver could boost LEDs
Replies: 0
Views: 17589

'See-through' silver could boost LEDs

'See-through' silver could boost LEDs Aug 24, 2006 http://optics.org/articles/news/12/8/31/1?rss=2.0 Physicists in the UK have discovered that thin films of silver - a normally opaque material - can be made highly transparent by sandwiching them bewteen zinc-selenide-coated glass blocks. Ian Hooper ...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Worker uncovers $20,000 of silver
Replies: 0
Views: 17793

Worker uncovers $20,000 of silver

http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411365/820456 Aug 24, 2006 Demolition workers have found about $20,000 worth of silver bullion bars buried beneath a suburban Perth house. ... Hawkings took the haul to police later that day, saying he too had been motivated to do "the honest thing". Police, who believe t...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: WoW is once again King of the Pops
Replies: 0
Views: 17914

WoW is once again King of the Pops

WoW is once again King of the Pops by IGN Staff August 24, 2006 - How is it that World of Warcraft is still selling more copies than any other game? How many months has that thing been number one? Hasn't everyone bought it by now? Did a crazy zerg of players just happen to lose their copies? It is a...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Solar system to welcome three new planets
Replies: 3
Views: 23651

Some Take Dim View of Pluto's Loss of Status http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/630700/some_take_dim_view_of_plutos_loss_of_status/index.html?source=r_space By Abe Winter, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 24--The news from the Czech Republic didn't please Jack Northrup, planetarium director at King Sci...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Study: Brain Wired To Reward Learning
Replies: 0
Views: 17740

Study: Brain Wired To Reward Learning

Study: Brain Wired To Reward Learning Feel-Good Chemical Dopamine Released In Response To Correct Choices Aug 23, 2006 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/08/23/health/webmd/main1931099.shtml (WebMD) Making the right choice may come with its own built-in reward from your brain. A new study suggests ...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What is the 'Mahabad' faith
Replies: 9
Views: 17843

don't know if this paper would help Bahá'u'lláh as Zoroastrian saviour Christopher Buck http://bahai-library.com/bsr/bsr08/821_buck_zoroaster.htm ... An ideal case-study is that of Bahá'u'lláh whose claim to multiple messiahship is unusual in the history of religions, parallelled only by the second-...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How old is the world?
Replies: 3
Views: 8355

Can the Creator not have a creation?

When God stood alone was that His Oneness?

if a would chuck could chuck wood

:D
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Artistic snippets
Replies: 16
Views: 22429

pretty cool paper here http://bahai-library.com/bsr/bsr03_1/315_manocha_art.htm Bahá’í Art: Fact or Fiction? Inder Manocha ... This Faith has already acquired, at least in the West, a tradition of what might be called Bahá'í "folk songs". A solitary individual, strapped to his guitar, will play diml...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: For many readers, it's all about the garden
Replies: 0
Views: 17797

For many readers, it's all about the garden

For many readers, it's all about the garden BY DANIEL BUBBEO Newsday Staff Writer August 24, 2006 http://www.newsday.com/features/home/ny-hocov4861542aug24,0,2075275.story?track=rss ... We asked them and several other Long Islanders to share stories about their favorite things in their gardens. ... ...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

wow ... Our Guardian certainly knows this servants heart ... :D ... cuz ... I certainly have "a natural tendency to codify the teachings" :shock: smile ... chuckeling softly ... I do like the term Baha'i jurisprudence ... I suppose i might study that term/thought more someday... and lol ... I am sur...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: News
Topic: ConstitutionFacts.com Released In Time For Constitution Day
Replies: 0
Views: 17982

ConstitutionFacts.com Released In Time For Constitution Day

Mon Aug 21, 8:00 AM ET http://news.yahoo.com/s/prweb/20060821/bs_prweb/prweb419564_1 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2006 -- With Constitution Day now commemorated by schools around the country under recent legislation, students and teachers have an in-depth resource to help them celebrate the day—Co...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 1:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

hmmmm ... i guess one way to define the broad general term/s would be ... Membership in the Baha'i Community subsection a,b,c of The Constitution of the Universal House of Justice ... but of course, at this time The Constitution of the Universal House of Justice has only the By Laws ... not the subs...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 30th Annual Conference of the Association for Bahá’í Studies
Replies: 2
Views: 7030

don't mean to offend anyone ... As far as I am concerned the people who view my writings have a right to know the status of who is housing my writings. I will continue to excercise my rights unless directed by the owner of this site to do otherwise, then, at which time my course of action will chang...
by onepence
Thu Aug 24, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

ooooo... the legalese eeee... *crazy smile* ... soft chuckle ... actually was reading on another website about the By-Laws ... are there any other types of classifications ?? ... I mean so far we have the concepts of Covenant Breakers, administrative rights removed, expulsion from membership ... are...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

... Is that responsive to your question? Brent yes Brent ... that does nicely ... I am also curious about the Iranian Baha'is who had to lie to get out of Iran ... where they concidered expelled from the Faith ... I had read where they had to apply{?} to be reinstated {?} Do you know what I am refe...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

Have their ever been any cases where one has been expelled from the Faith and then allowed later to be returned?

oneness
dh
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: expulsion from membership
Replies: 11
Views: 20138

expulsion from membership

seeking comments about explusion from membership.

oneness
the apostle dean
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What is the 'Mahabad' faith
Replies: 9
Views: 17843

Re: What is the 'Mahabad' faith

In 'Tabernacle of Unity' references are made to the 'Mahabad' faith. Does anyone know to which sect of which religion this refers to? On the internet I have only found a city in Western Iran with this name. Could this city be related to this religion? could you give the Text you are refer to ... ex...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

Eric does bring up some points ... about enrollment ... was just reading some talks by Dr. Peter Khan, a member of The Universal House of Justice ... he speaks about "People who look superficially at the Bahá'í Faith are likely to become very condemnatory about what we are doing." ... http://bahaist...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: buying Arabic Baha'i books on the web
Replies: 5
Views: 12823

http://72.14.209.104/search?q=cache:Q-9oD4r3DQAJ:www.bcca.org/bahaivision//p1002.html+Baha%27i+publishing+trusts&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=6 Editorial Bahá'í Indolatinoamericana (EBILA) - (Argentina) ebila@ciudad.com.ar Editora Bahá'í do Brasil - Nosso objetivo principal é o de tornar a...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 30th Annual Conference of the Association for Bahá’í Studies
Replies: 2
Views: 7030

30th Annual Conference of the Association for Bahá’í Studies

looking for comments about the 30th Annual Conference of the Association for Bahá’í Studies ... which was held August 10th (9:00 AM) to August 13th (1:00 PM) 2006 San Francisco Airport Marriott, Burlingame, California, USA http://www.bahai-studies.ca/news.php ///////////// please note that the Baha'...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: buying Arabic Baha'i books on the web
Replies: 5
Views: 12823

Baha'i Distribution Service

http://www.bahaibookstore.com/searchproducts.cfm

oneness
dh
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: buying Arabic Baha'i books on the web
Replies: 5
Views: 12823

Here is a comphresensive list of Persian/Arabic Bahá'í Books http://bahai-library.com/?file=rabbani_library_catalogue where to buy them is another question ... perhaps finding them online and then printing them out ... difficult I know ... might be your best solution ... of course you could try trad...
by onepence
Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

Re: fanaticism, part III???

.... You and onepence (Dean Hedges) simply didn't bother to read the purpose/history of this list and made assumptions that are wildly incorrect. ... Regards, Eric It is unfortunate that viewrs like myself had to find out the hard way that this site is not necessarily owned and/or moderated by memb...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: wiritng to the Administrative Order
Replies: 6
Views: 30722

f you wanted to create a forum for only members of the Baha'i Faith in good standing As far as I'm aware, usbnc.org is the only website that is open only to Baha'is of good standing, and in order to ensure that, the website is tied in with the complete enrollment database. Lacking that, I don't see...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: editing posts ... 5 minute rule
Replies: 1
Views: 19574

editing posts ... 5 minute rule

I was once on a website that allowed posters to edit their posts within five minutes of the original post ... it really helped the posters to think twice before posting and helped keep the site honest in terms of content ... is it possible to have such a method here ... is it something that would be...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: wiritng to the Administrative Order
Replies: 6
Views: 30722

Again thank you Jonah for providing clear answers to my questions, but most importantly thank you for just being you. As stated earlier I see no reason for me to write to the Adminstrative Order concerning any thoughts I might have about this site at this time, however, if you wanted to create a for...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

Richard, Wow ... thank you for your letter ... and yes I am in a lot of pain at the moment ... for one of the rare few occasions I take a leadership position in policy matters and I have doubts if my position is correct or if my leadership is desired, let alone why I seek policy change ... in some c...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: tradations both old and new
Replies: 0
Views: 6680

tradations both old and new

seeking comments about tradition like what are some old traditions that you like or don't like if you could start a new tradition what would it be. This subject came to mind from a different thread when pilgrimbrent wrote about some experiences he had and it reminded me of traditional thought He cit...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 7:22 am
Forum: News
Topic: Will Wikipedia change history?
Replies: 0
Views: 17257

Will Wikipedia change history?

Wikipedia -- the controversial online user-supported encyclopedia -- faces many challenges in its pursuit of quality BY DAVID HO Cox News Service http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/15328352.htm?source=rss&channel=miamiherald_business Posted on Tue, Aug. 22, 2006 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Whe...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:47 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

I came to this site seeking safety and refuge from the storm. I saw the term Baha'i and no disclaimers no "stickys" describing policy I thought finally some degree of safety. If the unbelievers are allowed to post freely upon all boards what type of safety is that for me? none I say none all at the ...
by onepence
Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: wiritng to the Administrative Order
Replies: 6
Views: 30722

Thank you for the response. As of yet I see no reason to be writing to the Administative Order, but it is nice to know whom the visitors to this site should write to if they have any problems. If I choice to write a letter .... would you like a copy before I send it? and if yes .... would you like t...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Baha'i Library Forum Index name change
Replies: 4
Views: 26518

Zazaban wrote:I think if you're on the internet this should be assumed.


not necessarily ... besides ... as I pointed out elsewhere ... honest statements about the nature of the business at hand is needed.
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: wiritng to the Administrative Order
Replies: 6
Views: 30722

wiritng to the Administrative Order

If I wanted to write a letter to the Administrative Order concerning this site, whom would the owner of this site suggest I write to?

a person of oneness
Dean Hedges
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

"It would be interesting to know, but alas we never will know, whether Dr. Hatcher would think it was a good idea to allow self professed exBaha'i viewpoints on a forum that is moderated by a member of the Baha'i Faith. It has been my position all along that this is not a good idea" Well, it's not ...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

O SON OF MAN! Breathe not the sins of others so long as thou art thyself a sinner. Shouldst thou transgress this command, accursed wouldst thou be, and to this I bear witness. Bahá’u’lláh In judging the spritual conditions of others perhaps it would be best to have a "private message" with someone i...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

My deepest sympthy goes out to all readers on this forum, and especially to Eric, for my unelightened comments concerning exBaha'i's. I am sorry and pray that my offensives, however slight and unintential may be forgiven.

oneness
the apostle dean
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

"The status of being an exBaha'i carries a heavy stigmatism to it." I urge you to reconsider your attitude: "If any Bahá'í finds that he does not believe in the Faith," the Universal House of Justice has stated, "he is free to leave it . . . , and no stigma at all attaches to such an action." (From...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Baha'i Library Forum Index name change
Replies: 4
Views: 26518

Baha'i Library Forum Index name change

I came here because of the title of this website indicates that I will be able to have fellowship with members of the Baha'i Faith in good standing. I do not come here seeking the views of exbaha'is or covenant breakers. I think it would be nice if some sort of policy can be generated so that viewer...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

... Besides, Eric hasn't said he is not a Baha'i; I gather from his comments that he has withdrawn from activity. ... Just my view. Brent perhaps your view is colored by flattery of others. perhaps Eric is a Baha'i who has wilffully withdrawn his membership from the Baha'i community. perhaps Eric w...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should non- or ex-Baha'is be allowed; should I post warnings
Replies: 20
Views: 29948

wow ... what a cool topic ... Judging the spiritual condition of others ... certainly am learning a lot ... I wish Dr. Hatcher, "one of the brightest minds" of the worldwide Baha'i community was still alive and could help us with this topic ... This topic reponds me a lot of a news artcile I read ma...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: News
Topic: an ambitious goal: to "defeat scientific materialism
Replies: 1
Views: 7470

an ambitious goal: to "defeat scientific materialism

Can You Say Hidden Agenda? by Jason Miller 8/6/06 http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0608/S00102.htm "In 1998, members of a Seattle nonprofit think tank drafted a secret five-year plan with an ambitious goal: to "defeat scientific materialism" and "replace materialistic explanations with the theistic ...
by onepence
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: THEATER
Replies: 0
Views: 16910

THEATER

O’Neill’s ‘Marco Millions’ is still on the money By Scott Harrah http://www.thevillager.com/villager_172/oneillsmarco.html “Marco Millions,” a poetic, floridly written satire of the 13th century Asian travels of Italian explorer Marco Polo, is one of Eugene O’Neill’s lesser known, misunderstood, and...
by onepence
Sun Aug 20, 2006 11:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Reservations needed for visiting Baha'i gardens in Haifa?
Replies: 10
Views: 16577

I am pretty sure that visiting the Gardens in no problem at all. They are open to the public at certain times during the day. No reservation need to be made for that. yea ... i will second that ... seems to have been some news articles, archived not on this site but on the web, that pretyy much sta...

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