1. How does Pojman link ethnocentrism to relativism?
2. How does Pojman explain the way that the diversity thesis and the dependency thesis lead to relativism?
3. According to Pojman, what sorts of “absurd consequences” follow from subjectivism?
4. How does Pojman explain the connection (or lack thereof) between cultural relativism and the idea of tolerance?
5. Why does relativism create a problem for the idea of reforming moral ideas?
6. What does Pojman think about the “strong” dependency thesis: that “all principles are essentially cultural inventions”?
7. Would Pojman’s conclusion—that “we are to judge”—stand up to criticism from relativists, who insist that “we” are somehow different from “them”?

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