In the jungles of Brazil, some tribes kill children who are disabled, who were born to single mothers, and who are twins. The Brazilian legislature is considering a bill outlawing these practices. But anthropologists and other postmodernists are opposing the bill on the grounds that child-killing is part of these tribes’ culture.
So reports the new Patheos blogger John Ehrett, who explores the conflict between human rights, as liberal democracies have understood them, and the new ideology of cultural relativism. Throughout, he shows the necessity of an objective moral order, as given by Christianity.