Why are those who follow their own path seen as nonconformists and troublemakers
01 Mar 2016 Leave a comment
Protesters have camped out near the Site C dam project in northern B.C since December 31, 2015 (Yvonne Tupper)
By The Canadian Press,February 29, 2016
VANCOUVER – A judge has granted BC Hydro an injunction to remove people protesting the Site C dam project at a tent camp near Fort St. John.
The ruling means demonstrators have no right to obstruct the hydroelectric project, which has regulatory approval from both the federal and provincial governments.
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From the 1999 Farmer’s Almanac:
Brahanism: This is the sum of duty: Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you. (Mahabharata 5:1517)
Buddhism: Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful. (Udana-Barga 5:18)
Confuscianism: Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness: Do not do unto others what you would not have them do unto you. (Analets 15:23)
Taoisim: Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss. (T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien)
Zoroastrianism: That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto another whatsoever is not good for itself. (Dadistan-I-dinkik 94:5)
Judaism: What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowman. That is the entire law; all the rest is commentary. (Talmud, Shabbat 31a)
Christianity: So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the law and the prophets. (Matthew 7:12)
Islam: No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself (Sunnah)