Sunday, February 11, 2018
The Noble Eightfold Path: Proper Action - The Second of the Three Moral Conduct Aspects of the Path
The practice of Proper Action involves respect for the life of others, respect for the property of others, respect for the personal relationships of others, and respect for the sexual boundaries of others.
Proper Action helps to develop a character that is self-controlled and mindful of the rights of others.
Proper Action includes avoiding by word or action killing or causing to kill, harming or causing to harm, and sexual misconduct.
Proper Action is not simply avoiding, it is also doing something. This doing something includes acting and speaking in a manner that will benefit others.
Proper Action includes helping and rescuing others from danger.