I work in the kitchen at a very successful chain restaurant. I spent my shift this morning coughing and hacking. I’m pretty sure I have bronchitis. I blew my nose probably a dozen times. Of course I washed my hands and put gloves on before returning to work, but stray germs are inevitable. During a [...]
“Do unto others as you would have others do unto you,” said Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount in Matthew. The Jewish Talmud, in Shabbat 31a, says, “What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man.” Muslim Prophet Muhammad said, “That which you want for yourself, seek for mankind.” Siddartha Gautama (Buddha) [...]
World religions differ greatly in their individual beliefs, practices and traditions. But the one thing that they all share is the Ethic of Reciprocity, or the Golden rule as it is commonly known. Here is a list of several religious traditions’ version of the universal rule.