chapter  4
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Universal Human Values

WithWendell Bell

Cultural differences have been exaggerated during the last several generations. In fact, human societies and cultures have many features in common, including sharing some core values that are nearly universal. Some basic similarities in people’s judgments of what matters, of what is right and what is wrong, exist among different peoples nearly everywhere. Furthermore, we have a reasonably good idea about what these similarities are and why they exist.