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The Golden Rule and Veganism: Extending Compassion to All Living Beings

"In embracing veganism, we extend the Golden Rule to all living beings, treating animals and the planet with the compassion and respect we would want for ourselves." Michael Corthell, The Vegan Project The Golden Rule , also known as the ethic of reciprocity, is a moral principle that encourages individuals to treat others as they would like to be treated. This principle is found in various religious and philosophical traditions and is often considered a fundamental principle of ethical behavior. Veganism is more than just a dietary choice; it is a philosophy rooted in compassion and empathy for all living beings. At the heart of this ethical lifestyle lies the Golden Rule, a moral principle that guides vegans in their quest for a more compassionate world. In this article, we will explore the application of the Golden Rule in the context of veganism, highlighting its significance in shaping our treatment of animals and the planet. Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes: One of