Antagonism

Antagonism and contradiction are unfortunate and always destructive to truth.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 72

Brotherhood or fraternity is of different kinds. It may be family association, the intimate relationship of the household. This is limited and subject to change and disruption. How often it happens that in a family, love and agreement are changed into enmity and antagonism.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Foundations of World Unity, p. 79

How long will it go on, this conflict of opinions, this useless antagonism, this ignorance, this refusal to think?

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Secret of Divine Civilization, p. 12

Religion is the divine remedy for human antagonism and discord.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 232

The more antagonism they meet, the more let them show their own good faith.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, p. 258

The purpose of these new laws is to destroy antagonism by finding a point of agreement.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Divine Philosophy, p. 84