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This is society's quintessential question. Can you answer,
"What Would You Tell the Next Generation?"
Answer "The Question"
What are the Rules You Live By?
All these rules express the same thought, no matter from which religion, faith, creed or nation they are derived. This is the wisdom of the ages, handed up through generations, expressed in different words, different languages, all provide one basic rule for living. In answering the above question, you would do well to live by
The Golden Rule
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.
No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.
(T'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien)
Regard your neighbor's gain as your own gain and your neighbor's loss as your own loss.
This is the sum of duty: Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you.
(Talmud, Shabbat 31a)
What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man. That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary.
That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto another whatsoever is not good for itself.
Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.
Surely it is the maxim of loving kindness: Do not unto others what you would not have done unto you.
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