We’ve seen people try the eye-for-an-eye approach to justice — literally.
But it doesn’t work, says a new study from Bonn and Maastricht Universities in Germany and the Netherlands.
… vindictiveness is not a maxim to be recommended. Anyone who prefers to act according to the Old Testament motto of “An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth” has on average less friends — and is clearly less than satisfied with his or her life.
Which book was it that recommended we “turn the other cheek”?
(Thanks to L111 for the link!)
Stay in touch! Like Friendly Atheist on Facebook: