Li: ritual, propriety, etiquette. Hsiao: love within the family (parents for children and children for parents. Yi: righteousness--the noblest way to act in a situation. Xin: honesty and trustworthiness. Jen: benevolence, humaneness towards others. Chung: loyalty to the state and authority. --Confucius (Kong Fuzi)

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I believe the past is relevant, sometimes more than others of course. In most cases we are seeing history being repeated, so it is most relevant.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

How does your religion address the issue of same-sex marriage?

from Indianapolis Star: Faith Forum: 3-6-2011

A bill before the Indiana legisla­ture would amend the state con­stitution to ban same-sex mar­riage.
During hearings about the bill, sup­porters said it would preserve values; op­ponents said it would codify discrimina­tion. Some people believe that homosexuality is immoral and that same­-sex marriages should not be permitted.
Others argue that same-sex marriage should be permitted because everyone has the right to be treated equally.
Which teachings in your faith tradition offer guidance?

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