In everything do to others as you would have them do to you. (Matt. 7:12)

The Golden Rule is probably the most powerful human relations strategy in the history of the world. And although it has been around for thousands of years and was prescribed by such spiritual leaders as Confucius and the Buddha well before Jesus prescribed it, it is still a sound principle today. Its practice can indeed produce valuable, golden results. The aim of treating people as we would like to be treated is to honor others as inherently valuable (spiritual) beings, as miraculous unique creations, no matter how seemingly imperfect and unworthy ...

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