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“At night we can hear them screaming, but we’re not allowed to do anything about it,” the Marine’s father, Gregory Buckley Sr., recalled his son telling him before he was shot to death at the base in 2012. He urged his son to tell his superiors. “My son said that his officers told him to look the other way because it’s their culture.”
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Cultural relativism (CR) says that good and bad are relative to culture. What is "good" is what is "socially approved" in a given culture. Our moral principles describe social conventions and must be based on the norms of our society.
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A society without ethics is a society doomed to extinction. The basic concepts and theories of ethics provide the framework necessary for working out one's own moral or ethical code. - S. Jack Odell
originally posted by: infolurker
a reply to: Profusion
Only according to apologists and pedos.
To accept such behavior and look the other way is disgusting. The people we are putting into positions of power are no better than the Taliban.
I never used violence to punish my son and he's now a 6'1" hard as # successful positive young adult who is kind and gentle unless protective force is needed.
originally posted by: Sparky63
Today the tide has changed and spanking a child with a belt or even an open hand is considered by many as child abuse
originally posted by: Talorc
Child abuse is part of their culture, man. It's all relative, man. Don't judge other cultures that you don't understand, their morals are different than yours, man.
Reality is just your perceptions, man.
Don't be an insensitive bigot, and stop projecting your cultural biases.
Just remember, it's all relative. The easiest, cheapest cop-out around. Try it sometime.