Values Essay: The Challenge Of Cultural Relativism?
The Callatians, a tribe of Indians, ate the bodies of their dead fathers while, on the other hand, the Greeks practiced cremation. One practice may seem more acceptable to one person than to another so a line should be drawn. How can one argue that what one may practice is considered socially acceptable than the other? There are several cases and examples that can be listed that make the line so thin and shaky. In this paper, an argument against cultural relativism will be presented. By doing so, an elaboration and expansion on the topic in depth with examples of what it is and how it opposes to consequentialism will be described. I will be arguing against the concept of cultural