COMMENTARY: Myths About & Misuse of the Golden Rule

MYTHS ABOUT & MISUSE OF THE GOLDEN RULE. The core of the GOLDEN RULE is a moral obligation to treat others ethically for their sake, not ours, even if it’s better than the way they treat us. Why? Not because it’s advantageous, but because it’s RIGHT. And because the way we treat others is about WHO WE ARE, not who … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Myths About & Misuse of the Golden Rule appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Selfishness is Not a Word

Selfishness is Not a Word

SELFISHNESS is not a word, it’s a SENTENCE. GENEROSITY is not a word, it’s a LEGACY. GRATITUDE is not a word, it’s a LIFE. – Michael Josephson The post Selfishness is Not a Word appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Lying Can Define Our Character

Lying Can Define Our Character

It’s a pity how often we chisel away at our integrity with lies and deceptions to gain small advantages or avoid discomfort. It’s not simply that these dishonesties corrupt our lives and endanger the trust that’s so important to our relationships, It’s that lying becomes a habit, an easy coping mechanism that, more than we care to admit, begins to … Read More The post Lying Can Define Our Character appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Never Let Success Get To Your Head

Never Let Success Get To Your Head

Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get in your heart. The post Never Let Success Get To Your Head appeared first on What Will Matter.

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A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes

A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes

“A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is … Read More The post A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Truth Matters. Trustworthiness Matters.

Truth matters and its your moral responsibility to find it. Trustworthiness matters and its your moral duty to insist on it. Never in my lifetime has truth been more important or more illusive. Though hard to find, within every mountain of careless claims, unsubstantiated assertions, fallacious reasoning and outright lies there are true facts and credible sources. It is your … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Truth Matters. Trustworthiness Matters. appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Pay Attention and Learn

Pay Attention and Learn

With or without your permission, your mind will work hard to make sense out of the world. Pay attention and you’ll be amazed at what you can learn. – Michael Josephson The post Pay Attention and Learn appeared first on What Will Matter.

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No Little Lies

Where trust is important, there are NO LITTLE LIES. Lies, however small they seem, are like germs. Without the antibody of trust they cause infections that kill credibility. – Michael Josephson See more rules about trust at https://lnkd.in/g6NvKPV The post No Little Lies appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Michael’s 75th Birthday Donation Goal

For my birthday this year – I’ll be 75 on December 10. I’m asking for donations to The Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute for the Advancement of Ethics. Pursuing the Institute’s mission has been my full-time endeavor since 1987. I hope you’ll consider contributing. Every little bit will help my efforts to heal the world. Your gift is tax deductible … Read More The post Michael’s 75th Birthday Donation Goal appeared first on What Will Matter.

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