I understand relativism as a movement, a gesture: taking things which appear to us as essential, and relativizing them.
From sameness to difference: we can and do make this gesture in small ways all the time. I want to find out how far this small gesture can possibly go.
You and your partner are having a fight that you can’t resolve. You need to make a decision together and can’t agree; maybe about money, or about how to raise the kids, or how to organize your day to day lives. Or you have an ethical or political or religious disagreement. Or something else; whatever…
What if someone – Allah or Krishna or whomever – could say to you, I can give you the revolution you are asking for, in exchange for every last bit of your egotism.