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Ethical/Cultural RelativismCultural relativismoThe idea of universal truth in ethics is a mythoThe customs of different societies are all that existoClaims:Different societies have different moral codesTrue but some values are shared by all culturesThe moral code of a society determines what is right or wrong within thatsocietyThis is closely tied to what people believe to be right; however, thecode and the people can be in errorThere are no moral truths that hold for all people at all timesIn order to criticize other cultures, however, we can appeal to
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