Stressing that West’s so-called democracy is not leading to peace, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said humanity today needs savior more than any other time.
In an address on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi (SWT), Imam Khamenei said: “All the Communism, Western democracy and the liberal democracy prevailing around the world, with their claims, have not led the humanity to reach peace and salvation.”
“The human society is not feeling at peace despite all the scientific advances and the developments in the lifestyle,” the Leader said, noting that mankind has been the victim of the powers’ misuse of science.
“Despite all such progress, the humanity has been grappling with sickness, depravity, sins, injustice and discrimination,” his eminence added, according to Mehr news agency.
Imam Khamenei noted that reaching “justice” and preparing for salvation and peace certainly entails efforts, “among which is following the ideals of the Savior, who has been appointed by God Almighty.”
“All the divine religions have talked about a savior. Imam Mahdi is known as the Savior among Shias, who believe he will reappear on earth as per divine decree, establishing peace and ridding the world of injustice, discrimination, and other instances of evil.”
His eminence stressed that Humanity today is in dire need for a savior more than any other time.
“In the history of humanity, people may rarely witness a situation like today in which all in human society need a savior,” the Leader was quoted as saying by IRNA news agency.
Coronavirus Test for Gov’ts
Meanwhile, Imam Khamenei said that coronavirus was a test for the governments and nations.
“What happened in the West, Europe and the United States showed the product of their upbringing. People swamping stores, queuing up to buy weapons and not paying attention to the treatment of elderly and disabled patients are among the behaviors shown in the western societies in this period.”
“This is the result of the western rulers’ policies and philosophy, which include materialism and usually atheism,” he added.
Imam Khamenei referred to a US senator, who had described the current situation in the US as the “wild west”, noting that “when we say the West has a wildness spirit, some try to deny it.”
Source: Iranian media