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Golden Rule

the principle of reciprocity in ethics. In the Christian tradition, it is usually expressed as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” but versions are found in most world religions and many ethical systems. Immanuel Kant proposed a similar principle in the categorical imperative.

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tranquilizer

tranquilizer

n. a drug that is used to reduce physiological and subjective symptoms of anxiety. In the past, distinctions were made between so-called major tranquilizers (antipsychotics) and minor tranquilizers (anxiolytics; e.g., benzodiazepines).