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the golden rule

The maxim that one should treat other people the way one would like to be treated, often expressed proverbially as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." My son wanted to steal the bike of a boy who stole his lunch money, so I told him that the only way to get along with people is to follow the golden rule.
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golden rule

see under do unto others.
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Black Mountain may be cooperating with local officials out of genuine good will, or they may be cooperating because they realize that the golden rule also works in reverse.
Justice requires following the Golden Rule, which requires that sellers not overcharge and that buyers not underpay.
Golden Rule says it expected to have a loss ratio of 60 percent from 2001 through June 2014 but had an actual incurred loss ratio of 66 percent.
The partial remedy for this situation is either for the capital-importing country, with its higher interest rate under the golden rule, to impose a tax on foreign capital, or for the country with the lower golden-rule interest rate to impose a tax on exported capital, in both cases equal to the difference between golden-rule returns at home and abroad.
While the "Golden Rule" or laws of reciprocity (with varying degrees of difference) are found in many traditions, and the origins of the version in the Christian Scriptures (Mt.
So putting the Golden rule to good use, we do unto each other what we want done to us -- and it doesn't work at all.
Kathleen Taylor, the company president and chief executive officer, said 'Four Seasons has always been guided by the Golden Rule - treating others as we would like to be treated.
The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has launched a campaign to challenge rising bigotry by showing that Muslim Americans were involved in 9/11 rescue operations and that Christians, Jews and Muslims all believe in the same Golden Rule.
A panel discussion and interactive roundtable workshop to unleash whether there is a role for compassion in the contemporary Middle East and discover the new purpose and expression of the "Golden Rule of all Religions and Ethics":
21(Petra)-- His Royal Highness Prince Hassan bin Talal, President Emeritus of the World Conference of Religions for Peace, called for promoting the "golden rule" of reciprocity which had been found in the world's great religions since time immemorial.
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This article examines "Golden Rule reasoning"--reasoning according to the principle that we should treat others as we would have them treat us--as a basis for moral action and as a criterion for assessing the moral quality and implications of judicial decisions, legal rules, and proposals for legal reform.
When CEO Pete Vogel was asked to consider what philosophy runs throughout his organization which has some 150 employees located in two states he cited the Golden Rule, which is commonly quoted as, "Treat others as you want to be treated."
We must begin living by a new Golden Rule. A "civic" Golden Rule, as scholar Os Guinness likes to call it.