Half a dozen of one; six of the other--between choosing the sayings of Hillel or Jesus. G.B. Shaw wrote something of an adaptation of the Golden Rule: "Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may be different." I think inherent in Shaw's remark is an interplay between two or more people, so it seems some involvement or interaction would be present, otherwise how would you know someone else's likes or dislikes. And in sum, I think we endow too much "meaning" into simple statements, much like when at a conference, two psychiatrists meet in an elevator; one says "Good morning," and the other thinks, What does she mean by that!?
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