What is cultural relativism? Using a clear example of a social practice our society (or the majority in our society) would disagree with (you can use an example from our readings or come up with one of your own), explain how a cultural relativist would respond to this example. Identify and explain two reasons why someone might be persuaded by cultural relativism. Identify and explain at least two objections to cultural relativism. What do you think? Are you persuaded by cultural relativism? Why or why not? Be sure to explain and defend your view.
Please write a short essay (4-5 pages, double spaced, 12pt font) in response to the following question. Be sure to answer all components of the essay prompt. Your essay should include a short introduction in which you introduce the topic of the essay, provide a clear thesis statement, and provide a brief overview of the essay’s argumentative structure. You should also include a brief conclusion, in which you summarize the argument of the paper.
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