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    Cultural Relativism

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    Cultural relativism is the concept that each culture must be understood in terms of the values and ideas of that culture and not be judged by the standards of another culture. Yet, in anthropology supports the notion that there are universal human rights to which every human being is entitled. What would be a universal human right that would be accepted by all cultures? Why would this human right be universal? For instance, you might discuss the right to bear children.

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    Since cultural relativism means that each culture should be understood in terms of its own values and not judged by the standards of another culture, it is in contrast to how anthropology supports the notion that there are universal human rights, too. Besides the universal right to bear ...

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    This posting offers a personal reaction to cultural relativism in terms of universal human rights.

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