Growing up within a given paradigm, it’s difficult to imagine how it might
have been in others, just like the DNA we inherit; we’re privy to; or
subject to, initial conditions.
In Ancient Greece Pythagoras speculated that the light that lit the world
came through our eyes; but contradictions kept his theory from becoming
Some cultures were cannibalistic, some polygamists. The social, moral and
ethical nature of cultures shift in the light of contradictions.
It is our ethnocentristic perspective which allows us to view these
differences positionally, holding each paradigm steadfastly static.