That which befell the Muslims, taking away their power and letting the non-Muslim world victimise them was sectarian divisiveness itself. Without a doubt, the Muslims’ need for unity and concord is indeed a most definite need, for a fundamental affliction of the Muslim world is these very old hatreds between Muslim peoples. The enemy is always looking to exploit these1.
- 1. Murtada Mutahhari, Emamat va Rahbari, p. 15.