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But who decides@@Ahanu?
The Manifestation of God decides using that proverbial sword of truth.
Whether or not you believe they even happened, Christ's miracles demonstrate to even the simplest person his ability to alter physical reality -- which is the basis of relational thinking: what I see is what I think I see, it's not the all of reality? It's clear from scripture (the gospels). He fed the 5000, etc
Yet, assuming these miracles are literal for the sake of argument, Christians stated those that didn't believe Christ literally raised the dead were completely wrong. Where's the relational logic in that? Christians also believe Christ's first band of disciples were able to physically raise the dead, and so they, with the power of the Holy Spirit, were able to perceive this level of reality and alter it as well. However, I see no Christian around me who is able to alter their physical reality by raising the dead in any literal way whatsoever. That depth of truth for Christians never continued (after the invention of cameras?), and so I would conclude it was never a higher level of truth to begin with since it never remained in human consciousness. If it doesn't remain in human consciousness, maybe it was never a higher reality of truth to begin with, isn't an example of relational thinking, and must be reinterpreted because the higher understanding was symbolical in nature the whole time . . .
As I have posted elsewhere and modified a bit here, I'll give a modern example of relational thinking. If you pin a multi-colored beach ball - or any multi-colored ball for that matter - in front of a three year old, show him your side, show him his side, and ask: “Hey, what color do you see, George? Red? Good! What color do I see?” George will say red even though you are looking at blue and showed him that you were facing that color earlier. Toddlers can’t yet understand your perspective until they reach a later stage of development. They are highly egocentric. Once the child ages past seven years of age, he can then consider your perspective, and he can know it is also true that you see blue.
I imagine that most of humanity was egocentric like the three year old above at one point in its history. You couldn't drop relational logic on such a group and expect them to comprehend it. Baha'u'llah extends the stages of a human's development to the entire human race, and the Manifestation of God has decided it is time for mankind to think more relationally and be more relational because the majority of humanity now is spiritually receptive for it at this time and place in history.