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golden rule

the rule of construction that directs the person construing a provision, usually a statute, to read it according to the ordinary sense of the words unless, however, such a reading produces some illogicality or inconsistency. If this happens then it is permissible to read it so that the illogicality is removed but no further. See STATUTORY INTERPRETATION.
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Crucially, application of the Golden Rule requires that we imagine ourselves in the place of someone else.
Also available as an ebook (9781476618906), The Economics of Peace: Freedom, the Golden Rule and the Broadening of Prosperity examines the transition from nation-state capitalism to a collaborative economy regulated by the judicial system.
Golden Rule Insurance Company has published some 2014 health claim data in a Connecticut rate filing.
I HAVE a golden rule when it comes to betting on the Champions League.
As of late, Steffan was authorized by the Golden Rule Project and the Utah Arts Council to address tormenting and the requisition of the Golden Rule as a component of the answer for the developing issue of harassing and viciousness in schools across the country.
HSAs enable consumers to save on taxes and health costs today while saving for retirement health care," said Patrick Carr, president of UnitedHealthcare's Golden Rule Insurance Company.
The golden rule will need to be transparently robust, the advice given must be convincing and the case for installing measures must be compelling.
The basic premise under the Golden Rule is that present and future generations be treated equally with respect to returns to efficiency units of labor and capital, which are the two factors of production considered here.
9) Jeffrey Wattles's influential The Golden Rule concludes with just this suggestion.
The Parliament of the World's Religions even made a Declaration Toward a Global Ethic and proclaimed the Golden Rule as the common principle for many religions.
Four Seasons has always been guided by the Golden Rule -- treating others as we would like to be treated," says Kathleen Taylor, president and CEO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.