Tagged with Cultural Relativism

Cultural Relativism: An Intellectual Quagmire

Cultural Relativism: An Intellectual Quagmire

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Recently, a quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti (an Indian author) was shared with me touting that by identifying ourselves differently from any others, we are in fact committing violence (See the picture below this paragraph). This excellent example of cultural relativism, although quite extreme, is a great starting point to jump into … Continue reading

Book Review: Why the West is Best – Ibn Warraq

Book Review: Why the West is Best – Ibn Warraq

Reviewed by: Michael Kravshik. At first glance the title of this book caught my attention. Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defence of Liberal Democracy, is obviously  seen by many groups as highly contentious, and therefore sparked my interest. The author Ibn Warraq, labeling himself a Muslim apostate (which he most certainly is), is … Continue reading