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A heavy blow against relativism

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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Jun 13, 2006 at 17:28

Two things. First of all, it would serve all of us well were we to consider the protections an individual has under the law, these protections are a two way street between the individual and the government.

Secondly, given that an effect of profiling leads to the conclusion that not all cultures are equal (and this is a profound refuting of a basic premise of multi-culturalism), we will see those who stake so much of their identity on moral relavisim, those people will need a major change in perspective to catch up to those who are leading the way in the direction culture is going.

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