In the Baha’i teachings, extremes of wealth and poverty are avoided so that none live in misery and none in excessive wealth. This ideal is not legislated, the elimination of extremes arises voluntarily out of a desire for justice and equality, and freedom from greed. According to ‘Abdu’l-Baha, employers are to make business decisions
According to the teachings of Baha’u’llah, Women and men are equal in the sight of God. When women are treated with respect and dignity, have equal education and opportunities and take their rightful place in society, Baha’u’llah assures us that war will cease and the world will become prosperous for all.
The community takes an active interest in the development of children and youth, centering attention and energy on their development and capacity to do great and noble deeds. A youth-development centered society sees youth as an essential force in building a new world order and positions them to be equipped with strength of character, ideals and practical skills to...
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.