Original Instructions for Human Beings

Original Instructions for Human Beings

In approximate chronological order, by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP

Aphrodite
Love one another and all things upon Mother Earth (Gaia). Love is good. Love is Godly.

Judaism
What is hurtful to yourself, do not to your fellow humans.

Hinduism
Do not to others, which if done to thee, would cause thee pain.

Jainism
In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, regard all creatures as we regard our own self.

Buddhism
In five ways should one minister to friends and family —
by generosity, courtesy and benevolence,
by treating others as one treats oneself,
and by being as good as one’s word.

Zoroastrianism
Only that nature is good which does not unto another whatever is not good for its own self.

Hippocrates
Do no harm.

Taoism
Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain. Regard your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.

Confucianism
Do not unto others that which you would not want them to do unto you.

Christianity
Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.

Islam
No one of you is a believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.

Bahai
Lay not on any soul a load which you would not wish to be laid upon you;
desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourselves.

Huna
No hurt, no harm, no sin.

Native American
All things are family, part of the web of life.
Love, respect, honor all your relations.
The Earth is your Mother, take care of her.

Western Tradition
As ye sow, so shall ye reap.
What goes around comes around.