Guideline 124

Think and act with love, even to those that hate you

Written down by Manny James at 12/31/2012

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Why should you follow this guideline:

  • If you treat those who hate you with love they might change their mind about you. If you treat people who hate you with hate you only get more hate and you also encourage others to hate. Hate can only lead to suffering.
    Added by Manny James 12/31/2012
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  • Everything responds to love, whether or not they understand.
    Added by Bennett NelsonBA 12/31/2012
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