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Less Wrong and doing no harm

Posted on: September 9, 2012

 

from the posting:

 

Ancient Egyptian

“Do for one who may do for you, that you may cause him thus to do.”
~ The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant, 109 – 110 Translated by R.B. Parkinson.
The original dates to 1970 to 1640 BCE and may be the earliest version ever written.

Bahá’í Faith:

“Ascribe not to any soul that which thou wouldst not have ascribed to thee, and say not that which thou doest not.”
~ Baha’u’llah

Brahmanism:

“This is the sum of Dharma [duty]: Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you”.
~ Mahabharata, 5:1517

Buddhism

“Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.”
~ Udana-Varga 5:18

Christianity

“And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.”
~ Luke 6:31

Confucianism

“Do not do to others what you do not want them to do to you”
~ Analects 15:23

Hinduism

“This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done to you.”
~ Mahabharata 5:1517

Humanism

“Don’t do things you wouldn’t want to have done to you.”
~ British Humanist Society

Islam

“None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.”
~ Number 13 of Imam “Al-Nawawi’s Forty Hadiths

Jainism

“A man should wander about treating all creatures as he himself would be treated.”
~ Sutrakritanga 1.11.33

Judaism

“What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man. This is the law: all the rest is commentary.”
~ Talmud, Shabbat 31a

Native American Spirituality

“All things are our relatives; what we do to everything, we do to ourselves. All is really One.”
~ Black Elk

Roman Pagan Religion

“The law imprinted on the hearts of all men is to love the members of society as themselves.”

Shinto

“Be charitable to all beings, love is the representative of God.”
~ Ko-ji-ki Hachiman Kasuga

Sikhism

“Don’t create enmity with anyone as God is within everyone.”
~ Guru Arjan Devji 259

Sufism

“The basis of Sufism is consideration of the hearts and feelings of others. If you haven’t the will to gladden someone’s heart, then at least beware lest you hurt someone’s heart, for on our path, no sin exists but this.”
~ Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, Master of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order.

Taoism

“Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain, and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.”
~ T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien

Unitarian

“We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.”
~ Unitarian principles

Wiccan

“An it harm no one, do what thou wilt”

Yoruba

“One going to take a pointed stick to pinch a baby bird should first try it on himself to feel how it hurts.”

Zoroastrianism

“Whatever is disagreeable to yourself do not do unto others.”
~ Shayast-na-Shayast 13:29

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