Is A Subjective Truth An Absolute Truth? 🌹

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Can Subjective Truths Count As Absolute Truths?

"...if morals are indisputable, why have people developed totally different ideas on what morals are?"

In the same manner that different cultures speak different languages.

It is typically thought of "indisputable" within a group that their language is the one that should be most popular in common discourse among members.

A Societies Mob Mentality?

This is quite intrinsic to the idea of society that it'd be terribly rare if not utterly extraordinary for a member of that society to even conceive of presenting an argument that the whole of their society should suddenly begin speaking a different language.

This (the preference for his or her own native language) is taken as an indisputable fact by that culture.

This is a perfect example of how a culture (implicitly) agrees within itself on what is thought of "indisputable facts".

Now it'd be expected someone who speaks a totally different dialect of that language or somebody who speaks a very different language might decide to dispute this fact, but it's unlikely that their dispute would be taken seriously by the culture confronted with the proposition that they "change" in order to accommodate what they may think is an idiotic suggestion.

Is It All Down To Acceptability?

I don't recognise anything that would be thought of as a subjective truth. Your example has nothing to do with truth; it's a matter of acceptability.

Modern societies are unaccepting of the many things past societies were okay with, like paedophilia. We have a tendency to believe such things are wrong. It's true that we tend to believe what we believe, there isn't any subjectivity in this, however, what it's that we believe is irrelevant to the truth of the matter.

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Are you sure about that, absolutely?