[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Sunday, 3 Mehr 1362 [25 September 1983]

[Issue No.:] 17117

[Page:] 6

 

What is the existentialist philosophy of the Society?

To understand the Qaedin-e Zaman Party

Written by E-Baghi

Section: twenty

The Society, whose philosophy of existentialism is meant to combat the Baha’is, was not only unable to defeat them within more than 25 years, but also became a factor in the growth of this colonial sect. It was the Islamic Revolution, led by the Imam of Ummah [people] that at once destroyed this spying network…

…The existentialist philosophy of the Society

The Society, whose existentialist philosophy was the struggle against the Baha’is, was not only unable to defeat the Baha’is for more than twenty-five years, it rather became a factor in the growth of this colonial sect.

After the revolution, there was no longer a Baha’i community, so that the Society would have an excuse to continue its life. Therefore, it proposed the fight against Marxism and the Tudeh Party.

And now that their work has also become obscene and overtaken by history, what is the potential for their existentialist philosophy to continue to operate?