The Golden Rule (or some variation of it) seems to be very widespread among religions.
What if the Golden Rule also made scientific sense?
I had an interesting discussion yesterday with my friend Gina Del Vecchio (sorry, no link at present — will update later if one becomes available) spanning many topics, including e.g. Schumacher’s “Small is Beautiful — Economics as if People Mattered”.
The central theme was — somewhat oversimplified — the interplay between individual behavior and social order. I continued to think about the discussion for many hours afterwards, throughout the night and I continue to think about it today. I have come up with a new way of expressing what upon reflection seems to simply be a modern-day variation of the Golden Rule … albeit expressed somewhat negatively:
Your Life is My Problem