Karen Armstrong, on how we should implement the Golden Rule in our everyday lives. (via palussomni)
“I’d like to call upon scholars to explore the compassionate theme in their own and in other people’s tradition. And perhaps above all, to encourage a sensitivity about uncompassionate speaking, so that because people have this Charter, whatever their beliefs or lack of them, they feel empowered to challenge uncompassionate speech, disdainful remarks from their religious leaders, their political leaders, from the captains of industry. Because we can change the world, we have the ability.