The Baha'i Faith & Religious Freedom of Conscience

From: Matthew Cromer <>
Subject: Re: soc.religion.bahai - RFD/CFV
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998 9:19 PM
In article
<35395B99B5D83D99.95966FF9CE1223C2.E2AA0742210EDEF4@library-proxy.airne> John Noland, writes:
>The newsgroup would be subject to standards of Baha'i consultation, a
>decision-making process whose salient features include frank yet
>respectful statement of views and the concerted, open-minded search
>for truth.  In practice, the moderators would reject personal attacks
>(flames) directed at individual posters, similarly inflammatory
>attacks directed at religious institutions, and articles which use
>offensive language.  These quidelines are intended to regulate only
>the tone of the discussions, and not their contents.
The current moderators regulate the contents--posting articles which they
agree with or which they feel they can present or respond to in a
positive light, rejecting posts they feel put the faith in a bad light. 
No open-minded search for truth.
Matthew Cromer