There are cultural values, and there are objective values. Why is Huckleberry Finn a beloved fictional character? He was not a product of the “enculturation” of his day. Huck went deeper. Hugh Curtler beautifully explains…


…Huck Finn, like Socrates, Jesus, and even thinkers such as Edith Wharton, are evidence of individuals who have seen beyond the values of their culture and have embraced deeper values, “objective” values, values that transcend any given culture and are much more difficult to cast aside in a crisis…

~ Hugh Curtler

READ MORE: Huck’s Values | Hugh Curtler


Objective Values + Empathy

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