Re: SOC: cultural relativism

Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 13:19:43 MDT

In a message dated 7/24/00 12:06:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:
<< So, the advocates of multi-culturalism seek to include other (useless to
 traditions, not to somehow morally equalize them. The part that is hard for
 us to get over is that we really DO think our lives are richer, more
 educated, simply BETTER!! The problem is, how to let the people involved
 make their OWN judgements on what THEY want. That way the 'superior' values
 are chosen, not enforced. >>

I suggest you do a skim read of M. Csikzsentmihalyi's Flow and The Evolving
Self. He does a very good critique on this subject using an approach I have
never seen before.
Ron H.

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