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Single Idea 1559

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 4. Cultural relativism]

Full Idea

Thracians think that tattooing enhances a girl's beauty, whereas for everyone else tattooing is a punishment for a crime.

Gist of Idea

Thracians think tattooing adds to a girl's beauty, but elsewhere it is a punishment

Source

Anon (Diss) (Dissoi Logoi - on Double Arguments [c.401 BCE], 2)

Book Reference

'The First Philosophers', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 2000], p.290