December 3, 2011

The Golden Rule = RESPECT!

The Golden Rule = RESPECT!
[source: unionps]

GOLDEN RULE: DO: Treat others the way you want to be treated. • Respect the dignity, privacy and freedom of ALL INDIVIDUALS. • Value and honor all people, no matter what they can do for you or to you. • Respect others’ property -- take good care of property you are allowed to use and don’t take or use property without permission. • Respect the autonomy of others -- tell them what they should know to make good choices about their own lives. DON’T: Use or manipulate others. • Abuse, demean or mistreat anyone.

TOLERANCE AND ACCEPTANCE: DO: Judge others on their character, abilities and conduct without regard to race, religion, gender, where they live, how they dress or the amount of money they have. • Be tolerant, respectful and accepting of those who are different from you • Listen to others and try to understand their points of view.

NONVIOLENCE: DO: Resolve disagreements, respond to insults and deal with anger peacefully and without violence. DON’T: Use threats or physical force to get what you want or to express anger.

COURTESY: DO: Use good manners. • Be courteous, polite and civil to everyone. DON’T: Use put-downs, insults, yelling or ridicule to embarrass or hurt another.

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