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The Golden Rule: A Secret in Plain Sight

  The Golden Rule is a primary precept in nearly all major religions. It is also the foundational rule in both veganism and resourceism . by Michael Corthell The Golden Rule The Golden Rule is the principle or precept of treating others as one wants to be treated. It is a precept that is found in most religions and cultures. It can be considered an ethic of reciprocity in some religions, although different religions treat it differently. The maxim may appear in a positive or negative form governing conduct: Treat others as you would like others to treat you (positive or directive form) Do not treat others in ways that you would not like to be treated (negative or prohibitive form) What you wish upon others, you wish upon yourself (empathetic or responsive form) Moses and Aaron with the Ten Commandments (painting circa 1675 by Aron de Chavez) The Golden Rule Sums Up The Ten Commandments I Am the Lord your God. You shall not have strange gods before me. You shall not make to thyself any