'The Golden Rule' of Jesus as a Moral Maxim Argumentative Essay by Ben

'The Golden Rule' of Jesus as a Moral Maxim
An argument which asserts that the golden rule of Jesus "in everything do to others as you would have them do to you" is too narrow to sum up morality.
# 1026 | 975 words | 1 source | 2001 | US


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"In Matthew 7:12, Jesus famously promotes the Golden Rule, saying, "In everything do to others as you would have them do to you." The Golden Rule defines morality as just this: one should treat others as one wishes to be treated. Because the Golden Rule purports to summarize the whole of morality, a person acts morally if and only if he treats others the way he wants to be treated. By its nature as a moral theory, The Golden Rule must intend to yield the good, and is therefore invalid insofar as its dictums do not, in fact, yield the good. "

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