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The Golden Rule In All The World's Major Religious Disciplines

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posted on May, 22 2017 @ 09:59 AM
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Studying Joseph Campbell was the first time I studied comparative mythology and comparative religion. Most of world's great religions all have very common and similar threads of truth. We all love the golden rule because as an idea it is probably the single greatest achievement of man to justify having morals in our behaviors. I thought it would be nice to point out a number of expressions of the golden rule in some of the world's great religious disciplines:

Baha’i Faith
Lay not on any soul a load that you would not wish to be laid upon you,
and desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourself.
Baha’u’llah, Gleanings

Buddhism
Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.
The Buddha, Udana-Varga 5.18

Christianity
In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is
the law and the prophets.
Jesus, Matthew 7:12

Confucianism
One word which sums up the basis of all good conduct … loving-kindness.
Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself.
Confucius Analects 15.23

Hinduism
This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done
to you.
Mahabharata 5:1517


Islam
Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others what you wish for
yourself.
The Prophet Muhammad, Hadith


Jainism
One should treat all creatures in the world as one would like to be treated.
Mahavira, Sutrakritanga

Judaism
What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour. This is the whole
Torah; all the rest is commentary. Go and learn it.
Hillel, Talmud, Shabbath 31a

Native Spirituality
We are as much alive as we keep the earth alive.
Chief Dan George

Sikhism
I am a stranger to no one; and no one is a stranger to me. Indeed, I am a
friend to all.
Guru Granth Sahib, p. 1299

Taoism
Regard your neighbour’s gain as your own gain and your neighbour’s loss
as your own loss.
Lao Tzu, T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien, 213-218

Unitarianism
We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence
of which we are a part.
Unitarian principle

Zoroastrianism
Do not do unto others whatever is injurious to yourself.
Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29

It really doesn't matter which word or syllables you use for "God". We have more in common than the war propaganda would have us think!




posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:12 AM
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One ad Hominum technique is to convince another to do something wrong so that person cannot challenge you. That way you can control that person, you have something over them. Politicians use this method a lot.

How is this related to the thread, it is actually a tool of deceivers to control us because we know that the OP is correct and we messed up.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:13 AM
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Jainism is one of my favorite religious disciplines (not that I could ever achieve its requirements in my own life). There's just something very humbling in the idea that you value a small bug's life as being equal to your own life in terms of eternal salvation.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:15 AM
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a reply to: rickymouse

I think it's a perfect contribution for this thread. What else do we talk about than how we treat each other badly under false delusions!


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posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:15 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
Studying Joseph Campbell was the first time I studied comparative mythology and comparative religion. Most of world's great religions all have very common and similar threads of truth. We all love the golden rule because as an idea it is probably the single greatest achievement of man to justify having morals in our behaviors. I thought it would be nice to point out a number of expressions of the golden rule in some of the world's great religious disciplines:

Baha’i Faith
Lay not on any soul a load that you would not wish to be laid upon you,
and desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourself.
Baha’u’llah, Gleanings

Buddhism
Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.
The Buddha, Udana-Varga 5.18

Christianity
In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is
the law and the prophets.
Jesus, Matthew 7:12

Confucianism
One word which sums up the basis of all good conduct … loving-kindness.
Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself.
Confucius Analects 15.23

Hinduism
This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done
to you.
Mahabharata 5:1517


Islam
Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others what you wish for
yourself.
The Prophet Muhammad, Hadith


Jainism
One should treat all creatures in the world as one would like to be treated.
Mahavira, Sutrakritanga

Judaism
What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour. This is the whole
Torah; all the rest is commentary. Go and learn it.
Hillel, Talmud, Shabbath 31a

Native Spirituality
We are as much alive as we keep the earth alive.
Chief Dan George

Sikhism
I am a stranger to no one; and no one is a stranger to me. Indeed, I am a
friend to all.
Guru Granth Sahib, p. 1299

Taoism
Regard your neighbour’s gain as your own gain and your neighbour’s loss
as your own loss.
Lao Tzu, T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien, 213-218

Unitarianism
We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence
of which we are a part.
Unitarian principle

Zoroastrianism
Do not do unto others whatever is injurious to yourself.
Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29

It really doesn't matter which word or syllables you use for "God". We have more in common than the war propaganda would have us think!


Sounds like propaganda for the people.

I wont ever fall for that one again.

Wanna know the real golden rules.

He who hath the gold makes the rules.

Might has right.

Do unto others, before they can do unto you.

Theres a sucker born every minute.

Dog eat dog.

The notion of these benevolent sayings do make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

But, I have enough experience to know the rules I posted are based in reality.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:17 AM
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a reply to: blueyedevilwoman

Hence, the battle begins between our better angels and the other ones....

“We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.” Abraham Lincoln


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posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:19 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015




Jainism is one of my favorite religious disciplines (not that I could ever achieve its requirements in my own life). There's just something very humbling in the idea that you value a small bug's life as being equal to your own life in terms of eternal salvation.
I kill Mosquitoes ...I hate them and aside as being a food source for other creatures I see no need for them .They bug me and make me itch .



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:20 AM
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a reply to: the2ofusr1

Someone who is a Jain would not kill the mosquito for religious reasons. I'm just saying it's very humbling. Keep on killing if it makes you feel closer to God.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:23 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: blueyedevilwoman

Hence, the battle begins between our better angels and the other ones....

“We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.” Abraham Lincoln



Good ole executioner uncle Abe.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 10:27 AM
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You can just feel the love in this thread:




posted on May, 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

And they are all the absolute, ultimate truism aren't they? There is little more profound than that kind of message - it's a shame that it doesn't always get heeded.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 12:29 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Thank you - wonderful list - one to keep and review daily.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 12:29 PM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
One ad Hominum technique is to convince another to do something wrong so that person cannot challenge you. That way you can control that person, you have something over them. Politicians use this method a lot.

How is this related to the thread, it is actually a tool of deceivers to control us because we know that the OP is correct and we messed up.


Would you give more information or a source for more on this? I don't understand. Thank you.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 01:03 PM
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a reply to: FyreByrd

www.nizkor.org...

en.wikipedia.org...

Have you ever heard the saying, let the person without sin cast the first stone?

Ad Hominem actually incorporates a few other named practices to accentuate it's use. Some of these are making your friend do something wrong so they are of your kind and cannot talk badly about you. Ad Hominem techniques use that kind of of a kind relationships as weaponry. The person says, Yeah, everyone tells lies. You say yeah, I know what you mean. But by saying that, you are admitting you do. We have gotten so used to lying because little white lies are needed to keep the peace, that people cannot recognize the truth anymore. You tell your friend you like something when you go eat at their place, when in fact it tastes weird. We have been doing that particular thing so much that we start to believe lying is normal. So the next time your friend comes to your house you make the same thing. Twenty years later you find out you both hated it, you were both being polite.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 01:13 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015




Keep on killing if it makes you feel closer to God.
When using the term killing, I wonder if plant life gets the same pass or how does life get differentiated ?



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 02:04 PM
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Good old donkey



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 05:16 PM
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a reply to: rickymouse

Yes I have. I have been thinking about this.

So, a society, so ordered as to ensure that everyone 'breaks a law at some point or someway' would be an example of -- as you say "..... casting the first stone..." ad hominem.

So, and I'm processing as I write, and I'm getting there,

to use this fallacy, all one has to do is say the other is guilty of something? or does it have to me the same thing.

Probably anything - so it's also a form of diversion as wel,l or rather to stick to fallacies, - Tu Quoque and Loaded Question as well.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 07:11 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

Rarely gets heeded. That's a significant reason why things are as they are. "Nice," huh?



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 07:36 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015


Baha’i Faith
Lay not on any soul a load that you would not wish to be laid upon you,
and desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourself.
Baha’u’llah, Gleanings





posted on May, 23 2017 @ 01:49 AM
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One word, Ifa. Pity no one looks beneath every stone.



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