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In this audio, I discuss the concept of justice and how it is similar to the concept of detachment. Both concepts are central to Baha'u'llah's revelation.

The idea of justice presupposes that a person is not swayed by bias, prejudice or corruption from looking at a matter in a straightforward and fair manner. Similarly, detachment from the world requires that we not allow ourselves to be swayed by anything in the world from turning to God. To achieve this, Baha'u'llah talks about the need for us to free ourselves from feelings of love and hate, for these can both steer us away from the truth.

As is often the case, Baha'u'llah acts as a sort of psychologist by teaching us the correct way to perceive the world and the correct inner states to adopt when responding to the world.

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