The ethical relativist cannot criticize…

In order to remain consistent the ethical relativist cannot criticize intolerable moral practices (such as genocide in Nazi Germany and apartheid in South Africa), believe in real moral progress (such as the abolition of slavery), or acknowledge the existence of real moral reformers (such as Martin Luther King, Jr.).

ā€” Francis Beckwith, from Politically Correct Death, p. 24

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s