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meaning Does "This is shaky political ground and what appears to be dogged cultural relativism can infuriate scientists. Unfortunately, their own track record isn’t too persuasive." mean: shaky political ground and dogged cultural relativism can infuriate scientists. Unfortunately, scientists do not represent a persuasive past in their activity. below you can find the complete context: we literally cannot read the signs nor subscribe to the belief, let alone the science, that she can be made better this way. Are we then to dismiss this cultural practice? This is shaky political ground and what appears to be dogged cultural relativism can infuriate scientists. unfortunately, their own track record isn’t too persuasive. Who can say what is ‘natural’ behaviour for women at the beginning of the twenty first century, when many scientific experts got it so wrong at the beginning of the twentieth?
Jul 7, 2015 5:29 AM
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