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388608.  Fri Aug 01, 2008 5:34 am Reply with quote

The fact that it exists at all would lead me to suspect that Guru whatshisface who set it up thought what came before was not right.

388613.  Fri Aug 01, 2008 5:54 am Reply with quote

True, sort of, but it could be claimed that it's a bringing together of what's gone before too.

Wiki wrote:
The Bahá'í teachings are often summarized by referring to three core principles: the unity of God, the unity of religion, and the unity of humankind.[3] Many Bahá'í beliefs and practices are rooted in these priorities; but taken alone these would be an over-simplification of Bahá'í teachings.

388659.  Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:17 am Reply with quote

djgordy wrote:
The Golden Rule is "do as you would be done by". This is also known as the Ethics of Reciprocity and appears in many of the major religions (as well as Charles Kingsley's "The Water Babies".)

Are you sure it wasn't "high cockolorum" or "pipe-clay up your lum!"

ahhh .... halcyon days !

who can forget Joan Greenwood shouting "I say ... someone 'as pinched me silver!" ... in the poshiest plummiest voice imaginable :D



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