Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativity
It is always troublesome not to understand another culture, especially, in New York City where we live in a society that is rapidly changing. The City has increasingly brought people of various cultures, to interact closer with each other. This interaction can be either positive or negative depending on the level of sensitivity and respect people have for other culture groups. These two types of behaviors are related to two
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It would be arrogant for us to try to judge the conduct of other cultures without understanding that culture. We should perhaps keep an open mind and a genuine insight that different cultures do have different moral codes.
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