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Ptah-hotep’s Ethical TeachingsIn “The Precepts of Ptah-hotep, c. 2200 BCE,” by Charles F Horne, Ptah-hoteps ethicalteachings are translated into English. He is teaching one how to be the better person or how toreact to an issue that may come up during your life time. Ptah-hoteps teachings are informativeon what to do during an event where you would behave incorrectly. Whether it be an issue onwhat you say or what to do when someone makes you angry Ptah-hoteps teachings inform youon what to do. His teachings show you how to a better person in the long run.What does one do when a dispute comes up?We tend to get into it and argue that theiropinion is better than the other. “If you find a disputant while he is hot, do not despise himbecause you are not of the same opinion.” (Ptah-hotep Vol. II) Ptah-hotep is teaching one not toget angry over someone elses opinion, everyone is entitled to their own. Do not judge one fortheir opinion as everyone may have a different one.
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