Critical thinking has taken us to where we stand today, it's the basis of science and knowledge. Critical thinking sets humans free, helping them analize different perspectives to reach the truth in any matter. It's deficit around the world must be repaired.
Every rule or abitrary commandment should be justified by solid reason. Those proven to be baseless, lack purpose of being as well. Rules should serve as guidelines for societies, not as oppressing tools
I've learned that treating others as I want to be treated may not been what they really want or need; just as having another treat me as they would want to be treated is not necessarily what I need or want.