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 Ethic of reciprocity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ethic of reciprocity (or the Golden Rule) is a general moral principle found in virtually all religions and culture, often as a fundamental rule, a fact which suggests that it may be related to innate aspects of human nature (see altruism).
A key element of the ethic of reciprocity is that a person attempting to live by this rule treats all people, not just members of his or her in-group, with consideration.
A logical loophole in the positive form of Golden "rule" is that it would require a masochist to harm others, even without their consent, if that is what the masochist would wish for themselves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ethic_of_reciprocity   (3032 words)

 Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rule 1007(a)(3) shall constitute prima facie evidence of the validity and amount of the equity security interests and it shall not be necessary for the holders of such interests to file a proof of interest.
Rule 3002(c) or 3003(c), any entity that is or may be liable with the debtor to that creditor, or who has secured that creditor, may file a proof of the claim within 30 days after the expiration of the time for filing claims prescribed by Rule 3002(c) or 3003(c) whichever is applicable.
Rule 3017.1, and a final hearing on the disclosure statement is not held, the election of application of § 1111(b)(2) may be made not later than the date fixed pursuant to Rule 3017.1(a)(2) or another date the court may fix.
www.law.cornell.edu /rules/frbp/rules.htm#Rule1007   (12772 words)

Be that as it may, this manuscript of the Rule was presented by Pope Zachary to Monte Cassino in the middle of the eighth century, a short time after the restoration of that monastery.
His Rule thus consists of a carefully considered combination of old and new ideas; rivalry in austerity was eliminated, and there was to be henceforth a sinking of the individual in the community.
Of the seventy-three chapters comprising the Rule, nine treat of the duties of the abbot, thirteen regulate the worship of God, twenty-nine are concerned with discipline and the penal code, ten refer to the internal administration of the monastery, and the remaining twelve consist of miscellaneous regulations.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02436a.htm   (5071 words)

 Final Rule: Proxy Voting by Investment Advisers; Release No. IA-2106
The rule and rule amendments are designed to ensure that advisers vote proxies in the best interest of their clients and provide clients with information about how their proxies are voted.
Rule 206(4)-6 also requires advisers to describe their proxy voting policies and procedures to clients, and upon request, to provide clients with a copy of those policies and procedures.
The new rule and rule amendments use performance, rather than design standards, in the sense that that they require policies and procedures to ensure votes are in the best interest of clients, rather than specifying specific elements of the policies and procedures.
www.sec.gov /rules/final/ia-2106.htm   (7817 words)

 Rule - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rule of inference, a scheme for constructing valid inferences.
The term "rule of thumb", an idiom for an estimation procedure
RULE Project (Run Up-to-date Linux Everywhere) is a project that aims to use up-to-date Linux software on old PCs
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rule   (391 words)

 Rule of Law Threats - Unpublished Nonopinions and Inherent Power Sanctions
Rule of law and due process are the bedrock upon which all American liberty and justice are based.
At that time, all court rulings always had an opinion written with it explaining the law as it applied to the decision made by the court and detailing the reasons upon which the judgment was based.
LOCAL RULE 47.6 This rule permits a case to be decided by a simple "Affirmed." The statistics regarding the utilization of Local Rule 47.6 are deceiving however.
www.rule-of-law.info   (1852 words)

 The English Rule
Even a minimal investigation into the working of the rule in the English legal system (which serves England and Wales; Scotland and Northern Ireland have separate legal systems) would reveal that many litigants are shielded from either the costs or the benefits, or both, that the cost-shifting principle theoretically creates.
Under the rule, costs follow the event; that is, at any point at which some aspect of a case is decided, the costs associated with that particular decision are assessed to the loser.
To its opponents, the rule is a nightmare that threatens to deny many victims their rightful compensation and put many lawyers into financial crisis.
www.polisci.wisc.edu /~kritzer/research/law_misc/engrule.htm   (2860 words)

 OSB. About the Rule of Saint Benedict by Abbot Primate Jerome Theisen OSB.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It depends in great measure on the rules and traditions of Christian monasticism that existed from the fourth century to the time of its writing.
It is a Christian rule in the sense that its spiritual doctrine picks up on the values of the Bible (e.g., prayer, fasting, service of neighbor) and arranges for a life in which these values can be lived out in community.
Aquinata Boeckmann's "Bibliography for Students of the Rule of Benedict" is a comprehensive, classified list of books and articles that is updated with regularity.
www.osb.org /gen/rule.html   (1128 words)

 Assigning property values, Cascading, and Inheritance
However, the third rule in the user's style sheet is not "!important" and will therefore lose to the second rule in the author's style sheet (which happens to set style on a shorthand property).
These rules have no selectors, but for the purpose of step 3 of the cascade algorithm, they are considered to have an ID selector (specificity: a=1, b=0, c=0).
The rules are assumed to be at the start of the author style sheet and may be overridden by subsequent style sheet rules.
www.w3.org /TR/REC-CSS2/cascade.html   (1886 words)

 Ann Rule's Official Home Page
Extracting behind-the-scenes details, Rule makes these volatile relationships utterly real, and masterfully re-creates the ill-fated chains of events in such cases as the Washington Husky "football star" (or was he?) who seduced vulnerable women and then destroyed their lives...the killer whose calling card was a single blood red rose.
Rule once again validates her standing as one of the pre-eminent chroniclers of modern serial murder, calling upon her experience as a former police officer and a civilian adviser to the VICAP Task Force to present a nuanced and easily comprehensible account of the hunt for the man responsible for at least 48 killings.
Rule also captures the profound sadness pervading this grim chapter in U.S. crime history by humanizing the grieving relatives, as well as the dedicated investigators who, tragically, had interviewed Ridgway several times and then moved on to other suspects.
www.annrules.com   (3200 words)

 FR Doc 03-25643
Indeed, as discussed in the notice announcing the proposed rule in 65 FR 23939, ensuring that our customers ``do not unintentionally violate the laws of those states that regulate the financial arrangements between nonprofits and certain types of professional fundraisers'' was one of the motives underlying the rulemaking.
Under an exemption of fundraising mailings from the cooperative mail rule, the states and federal agencies will be able to adopt and enforce their standards without concern that such action might be in conflict with postal rules.
Second, the proposed rule is revised to make clear that the exception from application of the cooperative mail rule applies only where the monetary donations solicited are for the entity authorized to mail at nonprofit rates.
a257.g.akamaitech.net /7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-25643.htm   (2792 words)

As a general rule, when a Member, officer or employee receives a gift that cannot be accepted under the gift rule, he or she must either pay the donor the market value for the gift, or return the gift to the donor promptly.
In applying the provisions of the House gift rule, it must be borne in mind that under the House Code of Official Conduct (clause 2 of House Rule 24), Members and staff must adhere not only to the letter, but also to the spirit of the rules of the House and its committees.
As used in the rule, free attendance includes "waiver of all or part of a conference or other fee, the provision of local transportation, or the provision of food, refreshments, entertainment, and instructional materials furnished to all attendees as an integral part of the event." (clause 5(a)(4)(D) of House Rule 26).
www.house.gov /ethics/Gifts_and_Travel_Chapter.htm   (16155 words)

 OSB. Rule of Benedict. Index. Order of Saint Benedict. Text, translations, bibliography.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rule of Benedict in Latin and Old English, later 10th cent.
The Rule in English arranged by chapter titles.
The Italian translation with a parallel Latin text and the Biblical references used in the Rule is available thanks to Alberto da Cormano.
www.osb.org /rb   (250 words)

 2004 - 08/23/2004 - OSHA Publishes Final Rule on Whistleblower Procedures Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
The rule establishes procedures for the expeditious handling of discrimination complaints made by employees or by persons acting on their behalf.
Included in the rule are procedures for submitting complaints under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, investigations and issuing findings and preliminary orders.
The final section of the rule discusses miscellaneous provisions including withdrawals of complaints and settlements and judicial review and judicial enforcement.
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=10992   (484 words)

 Home Rule - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
In 1893 the Liberals passed the Second Home Rule Bill in the House of Commons, providing a bicameral legislature for purely local matters and Irish representation at Westminster to vote on Irish taxation.
While unsatisfactory to Home Rule advocates, the bill was, nevertheless, defeated in the House of Lords.
The Irish Council Bill of 1907, which was to establish a purely Irish body to direct the spending of Irish tax proceeds, failed to pass because of Irish dissatisfaction with the plan.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?enc=22422   (1051 words)

 EPA - Mercury - Controlling Power Plant Emissions
On March 15, 2005, EPA issued the Clean Air Mercury Rule to permanently cap and reduce mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants for the first time ever.
Together, the Clean Air Mercury Rule proposal and CAIR create a multi-pollutant strategy to improve air quality throughout the U.S. The landmark Clean Air Interstate Rule focuses on 28 eastern states having sulfur dioxide (SO 2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions that contribute significantly to fine particle and ozone pollution problems in downwind states.
Summary of the proposed Utility Mercury Reductions Rule - as well as a summary of the design of the program and the benefits it would provide.
www.epa.gov /mercury/control_emissions   (718 words)

 HUD's Regulation of Government-Sponsored Enterprises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rather, the rule provides that, however many home purchase loans in metropolitan areas the GSEs buy, a certain percentage must be in each goal category.
For example, if a GSE buys one million home purchase mortgages in metropolitan areas in 2005, then 450,000 of these mortgages would need to be for low- and moderate-income families.
Also, Appendix A to HUD's new housing goals rule includes a comprehensive analysis of the GSE's performance under the housing goals through 2003.
www.hud.gov /offices/hsg/gse/gse.cfm   (1297 words)

 ITT Industries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rule brand pumps and associated products are available to consumers from retail marine dealers, national marine retailers, consumer mass marketers.
Look for the Rule name and wave logo when you need the very best in product performance and durability.
Wholesale distributors around the world provide immediate product availability and technical support to dealers, boat repair facilities and custom boat builders.
www.rule-industries.com   (87 words)

 Rule Inc - Staunton, VA , car dealer, Volkswagen, New Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Golf
Rule Inc - Staunton, VA, car dealer, Volkswagen, New Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Golf
If you're looking for quality new and pre-owned Volkswagens, you've come to the right place.
Schedule service: When you're ready to service your car, just contact us to set up an appointment.
www.rulevw.com   (180 words)

 Rule Broadcast Systems - Video Cameras
Please browse the catalog and add equipment to your request.
Rule will do everything possible to fulfill your equipment request, however due to previous equipment reservations or regularly scheduled maintenance we cannot guarantee that the equipment you requested will be available.
In this event, your Rule rental agent will work with you to make sure your equipment needs and schedule are met.
www.rule.com /category.cfm?categoryID=1   (163 words)

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