The disease which afflicts the body politic is a lack of love and absence of altruism. In the hearts of men no real love is found, and the condition is such that unless their susceptibilities are quickened by some power so that unity, love and accord develops within them, there can be no healing, no relief among mankind. Love and unity are the needs of the body politic today. Without these no progress nor prosperity can be attained. Therefore, the friends of God must adhere to that Power which will create this love and unity in the hearts of the sons of men."
This is an exigency
of the times, and the divine remedy has been provided. The spiritual Teachings of the Religion of God
alone can create this love, unity and accord in human hearts. Therefore, hold to these heavenly
agencies which God has provided so that through the love of God this
soul-bond may be established, this heart-attachment realized and the light of
the reality of unity be reflected from you throughout the universes.
The secrets of the whole economic question are divine in
nature, and are concerned with the world of the heart and spirit. In the Baha'i Teachings
most completely explained, and without the consideration of the Baha'i Teachings
it is impossible to bring about a better state. (‘Abdu’l-Baha, Baha’i
 altruism: unselfish
concern for or devotion to the welfare of others