We’ve seen people try the eye-for-an-eye approach to justice — literally.
But it doesn’t work, says a new study from Bonn and Maastricht Universities in Germany and the Netherlands.
… vindictiveness is not a maxim to be recommended. Anyone who prefers to act according to the Old Testament motto of “An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth” has on average less friends — and is clearly less than satisfied with his or her life.
Which book was it that recommended we “turn the other cheek”?
(Thanks to L111 for the link!)