Organizing Principles

Everything 1 originated as the consequence of …

… from which came …

… that spawned the universe—the largest system in creation—and established the scientific foundation and boundary conditions for the nearly infinite number and variety of subsystems within it.

The Creator endowed mankind with the unique capacity 2 to know about spiritual reality through experience in physical reality and discover those fundamental …

… essential for those unifying, loving, and just relationships that characterize the Most Great Peace. 3

  1. “Reality is one; and when found, it will unify all mankind. Reality is the love of God. Reality is the knowledge of God. Reality is justice. Reality is the oneness or solidarity of mankind. Reality is international peace. Reality is the knowledge of verities. Reality unifies humanity.”
    ʻAbduʼl-Bahá. The Promulgation of Universal Peace: Talks Delivered by ʻAbduʼl-Bahá during His Visit to the United States and Canada in 1912. Edited by Howard MacNutt. 2nd ed. Wilmette, Ill: Baháʼí Publishing Trust, 1982, 372.
  2. “He hath endowed every soul with the capacity to recognize the signs of God.”
    Baháʼuʼlláh. Gleanings from the Writings of Baháʼuʼlláh. Translated by Shoghi Effendi. Rev Ed. Wilmette, Ill: Baháʼí Publishing Trust, 1952, 105-106.
  3. “We have enjoined upon all mankind to establish the Most Great Peace—the surest of all means for the protection of humanity.”
    Baháʾuʾlláh. Tablets of Baháʼuʼlláh, Revealed after the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. Translated by Habib Taherzadeh. 1st ed. Haifa: Bahá’í World Centre, 1978.