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The topics that will be discussed in this paper are delicacies around the world as seen through myperception as a U.S. citizen, and how the concepts ofethnocentrism and cultural relativism canbe applied to this perception.The research method that will be used is the researching ofdocuments.What is your opinion about eating toasted ants, about eating fried frog legs, abouteating puppies and kittens? How do you feel about eating raw monkey brains?There are manydiverse cultures, each with various acceptable diets.What determines what is acceptable andunacceptable in a culture's diet?How does ethnocentrism play a role in this?In the United States,the thought of eating toasted ants, fried frog legs, puppies,kittens andmonkey brains are considered repulsive.This does not mean that people who eat these foods donot reside in the U.S..The U.S. is considered a melting pot of various cultures that have allmigrated to the U.S. and subsequently have brought their cultures and beliefs.

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