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Jason Lim Ethics Reading Questions #4 1. Driver claims that subjectivism is attractive to people because it allows for the tolerance of differing opinions. People no longer need to argue that they are right, because they are right from their perspective, and can accept that what others believe is right. It is a plausible claim for the popularity of subjectivism, but it does not encompass all actions. 2. Subjectivism starts to lose its appeal when more severe actions are to be evaluated. Sure, one may approve or disapprove abortion, but can one truly approve mass genocide? It is when people start applying subjectivism to heinous acts that subjectivism dies out, and where cultural relativism becomes preferred to justify it. 3. In response to Benedict, Driver would respond that cultural relativism is merely just tolerance taken to the extreme, and still does not take into consideration of terrible actions like mass murder. It is
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