Golden Rule

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* Asked my sister “Who has the gold makes the rules!” * Positive form of Golden Rule: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself * Negative form of Golden Rule (equally important): One should not treat others in ways that one would not like to be treated SILVER RULE * MANY PERSPECTIVES

* Ethical – person empathizing with others
* Moral
* Philosophic – person perceiving the neighbor as also “an I” * Sociologically
* Religious – history of this concept

* If I want to be treated nicely, then I should treat others nicely * If I want to have doors opened for me, then I should open doors for others * …And if I want to be greeted with a big hug and high-five wherever I go, then I should give a big hug and high fives to others right? Not so fast.  * EFFECTS:

* Sounds good BUT IT WORKS When they implement GR all day and everyday you get out of the center of the world where you have put yourself, and you transcend yourself * We go beyond what we know in our egocentric existence * Simple examples + seems pretty obvious, but GOLDEN RULE IS HARD TO DEFINE * Every single person develops his own version of the golden rule, because everyone’s got their sense of compassion * Often people don’t really want to be compassionate but they want to be right, instead * SUGGESTION

* All treat all others as you would like to be treated yourself look into your own heart, discover what it is that gives you pain and refuse to do that to others * Lovers VS. Friends example

* Negotiate ethically is very important
* Being honest
* Keeping your promises
* Treating others the way you want to be treated
* Reputation plays a vital role in every negotiation. It's much easier to achieve win-win outcomes when you have a reputation for being fair,...