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Moral Relativism

Moral RelativismThe article linked to below is from The New York Times.  you read about moral relativism (also called moral subjectivism). After reading the article Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts and watching the video below, describe what you understand the moral relativist position to be and explain any problems you see with regard to accepting moral relativism. Your response must refer to and discuss at least 2 points from the article. Finally, ARE you a moral relativist? Or do you reject moral relativism? Defend your position.NB: Often in this discussion students discuss cultural relativism, a specific kind of moral relativism, but for this thread, we are discussing moral relativism in general rather than cultural relativism.Make sure to follow the instructions given in Unit 1 in the Discussion Forums: Protocol and Grading Criteria folder for making specific references to texts, videos, and podcasts; posts that do not make references according to these instructions will not receive full credit.

Works Linked/Cited:

“What is Ethical Relativism?” YouTube, uploaded by Philo-notes, 11 Dec. 2019, What is Ethical Relativism? – PHILO-notes Whiteboard Edition – YouTube. Accessed 3 June 2020.McBrayer, Justin P. “Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts.” The New York Times, 2 Mar. 2015, Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts – The New York Times ( Accessed 8 Aug. 2021.