the golden rule

the golden rule

Karen Armstrong - Ancient Iran, Its Links With Us

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"Our fates, from the very beginning, have been tied up with Iran," Karen Armstrong said. Armstrong, the recipient of the 2008 TED Prize, decided to use her award to help humanity understand the importance of compassion and emphasize the Golden Rule and its prevalence in major philosophies. She is an author, specializing in world religions; many governments and universities have called upon her expertise. Her lecture on Monday in the Hall of Philosophy was "Ancient Iran: Its Links with Us." Armstrong began by giving context to the week with the question, "Who were the Iranians?"