There are different cultural practices around the world. Infanticide is an example. This solution provides an insight into how it is wrong to conclude from this that morality is relative.

It is sometimes alleged that all moral truths are true relative to a culture.

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... carry on. It is only the undesirable ones that are killed and the same goes for the weak and old people. It still remains true that in such cultures, like in every other culture, the care of the young and respect for human life is ultimately adhered to for such cultures to survive through time. What this shows is that those who argue that there are absolute and universal moral imperatives have a good point. It also shows that exceptions do not make the rule. However, they are wrong in so far as they refuse to accept exceptions to the rule. The cultures where the killing of infants and the old and weak are carried out should be seen from the point of the ...