1. Cultural relativists may be too quick to conclude that different cultures embrace radically different value systems. Now for the question: Can you think of other examples of moral differences that are not caused by a difference in moral values but by a difference in factual beliefs about the world? Come up with at least one such example.
2. Most people agree that it is a sign of moral progress that slavery was abolished in the United States. Can you think of other developments in American society that might be considered moral progress? What are some current cultural practices that future generations might consider barbaric and immoral? How might the idea of “moral progress” present a problem for Moral Relativism?