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Clyde Kluckhohn on Universal Moral Truths

"Ethical Relativity: Sic et Non", Journal of Philosophy 52 (1955).

Every culture has a concept of murder, distinguishing this from execution, killing in war, and other "justifiable homicides." The notion of incest and other regulation upon sexual behavior, the prohibition upon untruth under defined circumstances, of restitution and reciprocity, of mutual obligation between parents and children — these and many other moral concepts are altogether universal.