“it is dangerous if there is crack in the social identity. If the society’s will gets fractured and divided it will not succeed. A successful society is one which has united will”
According to Ahlul Bayt News Agency – ABNA – Ayatollah Araki, in the First Conference of proximity of Islamic Schools in thoughts of Imam Khomeini and Imam Khamenei, pointed out at unity of identity in society and stated, “if we could consolidate this identity in Islamic society, not only would not disagreements and different interpretations hurt society, but also would develop it”.
“it is dangerous if there is crack in the social identity. If the society’s will gets fractured and divided it will not succeed. A successful society is one which has united will”. He continued.
“in order to have a society with united identity, we must refer to Imam Ali’s (A) teachings. He said that on the way to unity do not be frightened of lack of supporters, people get dispersed by whim. What unites a society is its onness of needs, feelings, and desires”. He added.
Pointing out at qualities of a united society he stated, “in a society where its feelings are one, there will appear a united identity, good or bad. We believe that an Islamic society should be united”.
“love of followers of Holy Prophet and Ahlul Bayt (A) will unite society. Holy Prophet said there is reward in loving Ahlul Bayt (A). We must make efforts to institutionalize love of Ahlul Bayt in society. Such society will have a united will”. He added.
“Ahlul Bayt being examples is not only an intellectual and abstract example. We must love their perfection and this love will lead to understanding” he continued.
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It is noteworthy that the first Conference of proximity of Islamic Schools in thoughts of Imam Khomeini and Imam Khamenei kicked off today in Arak with cooperation of University of Arak, Ahlul Bayt Wold Assembly, and other institutions.