You can create close and meaningful connections with others. This provides possibilities that are available to you only through positive interactions and close cooperations with other people. Such relationships further enhance your ability to achieve what you desire, and to add meaning to your life through contribution to others.

Kindness

We should treat others with kindness, patience, and compassion, rather than violence, exploitation, deceit, vengeance, intolerance, or criticism. More…

Fairness

TBD [Fairness]

Generosity

TBD [Generosity]

Emotional Connection

TBD. More…

Relation to conflict

While we have a right to defend ourselves from harm with a proportional response, we should learn to understand the causes of people’s behaviors, and aim to resolve conflicts by peaceful means, through negotiation and compromise. More…

Free speech

We should not interfere with people’s free expression of their views, even if we strongly disagree with them (the only exception is very rare cases when someone exploits free speech to cause people to act against a tolerant society). More…

Civil discourse

We should treat other participants in a conversation respectfully, really listen to what they say, address the content they express, and be brief. More…

Inter-personal communication

TBD More…

Relation to children

Children should be treated with love and respect rather than criticism or an indoctrination for obedience. They should be encouraged to think independently and critically, learn as much as possible, and explore and develop their unique talents, tastes and opinions. Children are not the property of their parents, and their well-being and rights should be protected. More…