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What ethical principles do Buddhists follow?

In the FWBO, we follow five principles or precepts that are common to most other schools of Buddhism. The five ethical precepts are: not killing or causing harm, not taking what is not given, no sexual misconduct, not speaking untruths, and not taking intoxicants. Precepts are not rules that must not be broken, but principles to help us to make our lives and other peoples lives better.

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