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earteconomyspirit,

From your link:

Each one of these:

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The Gospel of Thomas

25 Jesus said, "Love your friends like your own soul, protect them like the pupil of your eye."

Baha'i
"Blessed is he who preferreth his brother before himself." ~ Baha'u'llah, Tablets of Baha'u'llah,71

Buddhism
"Hurt not others in ways that you, yourself would find hurtful." ~ Udana-Varga,5:18.

Christianity
"All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them." ~  Matthew7:12

Confucianism
"Do not unto others what you would not have them do unto you" ~ Analects 15:23

Hinduism
"This is the sum of duty: do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you." ~ Mahabharata 5:1517

Islam
"No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself".~ Sunnah

Jainism
"In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self" ~ Lord Mahavira, 24th Tirthankara

Judaism
"What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man. That is the law: all the rest is commentary" ~ Talmud, Shabbat 31a

Native American
"Respect for all life is the foundation"

Sikhism
Don't create enmity with anyone as God is within everyone." ~ Guru Arjan Devji 259, Guru Granth Sahib

Zoroastrianism
"That nature only is good when it shall not do unto another whatever is not good for its own self." ~ Dadistan-i-Dinik, 94:5

are not the same as the others in definition. Meaning: they do not interpret to the same meaning.

Some say, "treat others as you would treat yourself". Well, if one treats them self poorly, then, by that phrase they should treat others poorly[1].

Then you have others that say that "you should treat them better than yourself", and others that require ones own definition, or moral ambiguity.

They all can't be "the golden rule", and nor are they even remotely the same to be interpreted that way, especially the Islamic, Jewish, and Christian ones.

-Nam
 1. I recognize the opposite is true too but the phrase doesn't directly follow that logic
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bertatberts Spot on! August 26, 2013, 04:17:02 AM