subjective relativism. I believe eating dog meat is all about cultural relativism. Cultural relativism is when a person decides what is right or wrong depending on their cultural norm (John J. Tilley. (2000). Pg. 2). This is all about frameworks of belief. Therefore, the same action may be right in one society, but it also can be wrong in another society. People could not expect what they thought it right in their country is also right in another country. I agree tradition is one of the most important things for people, however, when the world is growing and that tradition goes against the natural law, they will have to change it. For example, when most of the world said dogs are people's friends, they should stop eating dog meat. Frederick said that the only way can protect an individual from having an issue with their tradition about ethical obligation is leaving the community or to try to change the norm (Frederick, R. (2007). Pg. 46). I think about the Yulin dog meat festival when someone doesn't want to practice in that, they have their right to not join the other people. I have done the
3 research about it and I can see there are many people stand up for it. There are some people who
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