Wisdom from Polonius


In Brahmanism: “Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you.”


In Buddhism: “Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.”


In Christianity: “All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.”


In Confucianism: “Do not unto others what ye would not have them do to you.”


In Islam: “No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.”


In Judaism: “Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self.”


In Taoism: “Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain.  And your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.”



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Harvard Square Commentary, September 18, 2006