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Baha’i Studies Bulletin Vol 5 #1-2 September 1985 pp74-81

Selected Extracts On Philosophy

The Cause stands neither for the democratic liberalism of the West which has proved, particularly since the war, to be a partial failure, nor for the absolutists and authoritarian philosophy of the Idealists of the 19th C., of which Fascism is a direct descendant. The Bahà’i Faith is neither wholly democratic nor solely aristocratic or monarchical. It combines all these elements and has a philosophy of its own which tries to combine various systems of political organisations.

1933-11-07 for SE to Horace Holley re Faith and democratic liberalism

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