Son describing life without a mother
Your initial discussion post should be a minimum of 300 words and should demonstrate an understanding of the material and display an original answer that includes well-reasoned analysis.
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1. The segment begins with the son describing life without a mother. What were your feeling about the mother leaving her husband and children before listening to the segment? Did your feelings about the woman change after you heard the story?
2. What is your view of the husband/anthropologist? Do you think it was morally right of him to marry a young woman from the village he was studying and living in? Do you think he should have stayed in that village with her, or do you think he made the right decision to bring her to New Jersey?
3. Describe how you view this story. After learning what these terms mean, are you an ethical relativist, absolutist, or soft universalist? Explain why.
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