.Development justifies and contributes to thespread of western culture by privileging thecapitalist model. Barnet likens the strategy toreligious conversion: "Economic development hasbecome a leading twentieth-century secularreligion, although its roots are in the eighteenthcentury. . . . Nations, like flowers, unfold byusing their resources in prescribed ways, inshort, by proceeding along a well-trodden pathto something called development" (Barnet 287).
Marilyn Strathern notes:“Ethical practices refer to the interestsof third parties, which are at once thereason for and lie outside the loopthrough which professionals demonstrate(to other professionals) their adherenceto standards.”(American Anthropologist 2000:292).
Article 161. Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality orreligion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equalrights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.2. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of theintending spouses.3. The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitledto protection by society and the State.
Article 291. Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and fulldevelopment of his personality is possible.2. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only tosuch limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing duerecognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting thejust requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in ademocratic society.3. These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to thepurposes and principles of the United Nations.