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MORAL RELATIVISM

The theory that moral standards vary from one society to another, and from one period of history to another. Either principles are said to be social products and not universally binding or based on the objective moral order founded in human nature.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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