The Golden Rule is Bad for Business?

Most all of the world religions share a common teaching to not harm others - "the Silver Rule."  "What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation; go and learn." - Rabbi Hillel  That's one of the many teachings among the world religions that state this in "the negative."Two religions, Christianity and Jainism, state it in the positive teaching to pro-actively do good to others. As Jesus put it, "do unto others as you'd have them do unto y … [Read more...]

Mardi Gras, Sodomy, & Us: the sodomites among us – tend to be us.

I see sodomite people.Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday. The day before Ash Wednesday - the beginning of Lent. A time for living with passion, vim and vigor, and for zealously sucking the marrow out of life. It’s also a time when some folks feel a need to wag their fingers. I’m feeling moved to wag a finger of my own – at those who tend to do the finger wagging. The following article is one of my favorites that I’ve ever come across. I found it 8 or 9 years ago in The Wittenb … [Read more...]


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