A worldview common in the West (but held by very few philosophers) which people arive at after very little actual thought. Consists of the notion that there is no single objective truth, and that no one can say anything is true.

Ironically, no one who adheres to relativism can say that relativism is true.
Smart person: "How can you objectively claim that there are no objective claims?"

Relativist: *brain melts* "Stop persecuting me, you xenophobe!"
by Grim Winnebago January 09, 2004
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It's relative to the person asking the definition..
Relativism pretty much means What is true for me is true for me and what is true for you is true for you..
by thesquareof4 March 26, 2012
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Everything is relative. This means that all belief systems are equally true, except for Christianity and anything remotely pro-western or pro-American.

Also, since relativism holds that there is no center of truth, it is a perfectly valid opinion to say that "Plan 9 From Outer Space" is a better movie than "Citizen Kane", because my opinion is just as valid as yours, even when I don't bother to back it up.
by Killing Kittens December 06, 2006
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This is a comic reference to nepotism, the hiring of relatives.
It looks like the Hardings are practicing the theory of relativeity again!
by I, Wreckerrr February 10, 2021
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The idea that a person's beliefs should not be used to judge another culture.
Person 1: That country is disgusting with their ritual baby murders, female genital mutalation, and torturing of innocent people.

Person 2: Man, you have no cultural relativism! Don't use your humanitarian values to judge another culture!
by jeffreykittens February 22, 2007
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Moral relativism is the philosophy that there are no objective moral standards at any place or any time
Mark:Murder is objectively wrong

John:that's not true sometimes murder is morally justified

Mark:How?!
John: well in my moral relativism nothing is objectively right or wrong.
by The real Jester August 21, 2016
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