Cultural relativism is the idea that no moral values, beliefs, and systems of a given
culture are better than any other culture. That is to say, that is no one culture you can say is better
than the others or that one is worse than the others. Therefore the morality and ethics of others
should be judged according to their culture and not the cultures of others.
Third wave coffees
The article is about coffee, with an indication that Americans are drinking fewer amounts
of coffee than they did in the 1940s and 1950s. Coffee was formerly believed to be planted by
large-scale producers who enjoyed the prices of the coffee that was high at the time and whose
demand was also high. These coffee plantations employed many people who were poorly paid
and worked under poor conditions. The demand for specialty coffee has risen with third wave
coffees being sold in the present market. Auction of coffee has increased, and there has been the
presence of high prices for the coffee.
The beliefs about coffee have changed with time, and some occurrences have made these
beliefs to be challenged. The increase in the price of something is usually assumed that the
producers of the same are getting richer. However, this is not the case with coffee farmers. The
small-scale farmers produce coffee and sell it to various companies that take the coffee for
auctioning, and these companies are the ones that benefit from the high prices of coffee in
auctions and not the farmer...