Honor Killings: Cruel Ethics, Morals And Human Rights

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Honor Killings There are many things in life that are legal and moral in one culture but illegal and immoral in another. Cultures judge other cultures because they do not follow their own cultural beliefs, in a way they use their own culture as a measuring stick that all other cultures should measure up to, this idea is called ethnocentrism. It’s the belief that our own culture is normal. The concept of cultural relativism is to not judge the behavior of others using the standards of their own culture but that each culture must be judged and analyzed on its own terms according to its own culture. The view of ethnocentrism should only be used when the culture’s actions disturb ethics, morals and human rights. Honor killings are “the bone chilling

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