|The following is an article from Uncle John's All-Purpose Extra-Strength Bathroom Reader.
Did you know that there's a version of the Golden Rule in most (maybe all) major religions? Here are eight translations of religious texts ... and one secular commentary. (Note: you can get the Golden Rule poster to the left at Scarboro Missions)
"Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them, for this is the law and the prophets." - Matthew 7:12JUDAISM
"What is harmful to you, do not to your fellow men. That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary." - Talmud, Shabbat, 312HINDUISM
"This is the turn of duty; do naught unto others which could cause you pain if done to you." - Mahabharata, 5, 1517CONFUCIANISM
"Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness: Do not unto other that you would not have them do unto you." - Analects, 15, 23TAOISM
"Regard your neighbor's gain as your own gain and your neighbor's loss as your own loss." - T'sai Shang Kan Ying P'ienBUDDHISM
"Hurt not others in ways you yourself would find hurtful." - Udana-Varga, 5, 18ZOROASTRIANISM
"That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto another whatsoever is not good for itself." - Didistan-i-dinik, 94, 5ISLAM
"No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself." - SunnahSECULAR VIEW "Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same." - George Bernard Shaw
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