In the Baha’i Faith we are encouraged to associate with all peoples, religions and social classes and to become close friends with people who are not like us so we can actively promote the oneness of humanity. Interracial marriage is strongly encouraged and celebrated.
Individuals and society have a new foundation for cooperation within the Baha’i teachings. There are mechanisms that encourage and hear individual expression in diverse forms, yet with unity of purpose and desire to work towards common goals. This means people learn to speak with each other using both honesty and love, with both freedom and kindness and to be...
Baha’is believe that we are responsible for the beautiful gift of the planet on which we live and that we must care for it and treat plants, animals, the air, water and earth as signs of God’s greatness and grace towards us.
Parents educate and nurture children to love God, to develop virtue and to learn every useful art and science, cultivate their talents and learn to have an attitude of service and obedience to God. Children love and respect their parents. Parents under no circumstances abuse or oppress children.