Pope Benedict XVI said, “Relativism, which considers all opinions true even if they are contradictory, is the greatest problem for our time.”
On this same subject, Matthew Kelly explains that relativists believe that if something cannot be scientifically verified, it is subject to relativism. But, as Catholics, we are called to challenge this idea.
Relativism is often disguised in our society as being open-minded and tolerant
Kelly continues this idea by saying that relativists say we cannot impose our morality on others, but we do this each and every day. Can you think of an instance where this happens?
If you saw someone beating a child?
If you watched a drunk woman climbing behind the driver’s seat?
If you heard a man verbally abusing his girlfriend?
Challenge the idea of moral relativism. There is a right and a wrong in many situations, despite what society tells you. Believing this is called “standing up for what is right”.
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