“What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow”

[Talmud:Shabbath31 a].Why not a more positive statement, like:

“That which is good for you, do to your friend”.

Rabbi Salanter answered: the reason is that some things are good for you but bad fo​r​your friend​ ​[From the book: Insights – A Talmudic Treasury by Rabbi Saul Weiss]

It is prohibited to inflict unnecessary pain upon animals and birds.

Furthermore , one is obliged to relieve their pain …….

From the book of Dayan: PToledano: Fountain of Blessings [ Mekor HaBerakha]

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