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Ultimately, all proposed values come from the mind of an author and are subject to the context, experiences, and evaluation of any reader. There is never true consensus, especially in a large population. One can hardly argue that six billion and counting is not large.
Communication between humans allows us to compare our evaluation in broader contexts and to revise our conclusions as we learn and gather more information. This learning process is at the heart of rational morality, in contrast with fixed, inherited values that do not fit the times.