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
Everything responds to love, whether or not they understand.
Added by Bennett NelsonBA 12/31/2012
What are some interpretations of the guideline:
What are some exceptions to the rule: