The Bhagavad Gita's warning about the duty of another being full of danger runs parallel with the Tao-teh-King's advocacy of the practice of non-interference. Both Indian and Chinese wisdom thus tell us to mind our own business! Lao Tzu's words are: "The sage avoids the very popular error of endeavouring to assist the processes of nature, which is what he never ventures on doing." The wisdom of minding our own business is not only validated by such teaching: it is also confirmed by experience.
-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 8: The Quest and Social Responsibility > # 152