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Dear Friends, the count down to 2018 Persian Arts & Letters Conference has started. 26th – 30th December at Hilton Hotel Terminal 5 Heathrow , London. Visit our “Past Event” page and read some of last year’s talks at your own leisure.
The Bahá’í Society for Persian Arts & Letters, is proud to announce Dr. Firaydoun Javaheri will be presenting at this year’s Conference
2018 Conference’ s Theme:
“Pillars of the Future Civilization”
‘Bahá’ís are encouraged to see in the revolutionary changes taking place in every sphere of life the interaction of two fundamental processes. One is destructive in nature, while the other is integrative; both serve to carry humanity, each in its own way, along the path leading towards its full maturity. The operation of the former is everywhere apparent—in the vicissitudes that have afflicted time-honoured institutions, in the impotence of leaders at all levels to mend the fractures appearing in the structure of society, in the dismantling of social norms that have long held in check unseemly passions, and in the despondency and indifference exhibited not only by individuals but also by entire societies that have lost any vital sense of purpose. Though devastating in their effects, the forces of disintegration tend to sweep away barriers that block humanity’s progress, opening space for the process of integration to draw diverse groups together and disclosing new opportunities for cooperation and collaboration. Bahá’ís, of course, strive to align themselves, individually and collectively, with forces associated with the process of integration, which, they are confident, will continue to gain in strength, no matter how bleak the immediate horizons. Human affairs will be utterly reorganized, and an era of universal peace inaugurated.’
(Universal House of Justice- 2nd March 2013)
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