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Universalism The principle of regarding humanity as a whole, rather than in terms of different nations, races, etc.; an example of this.(source: Oxford English Dictionary)

Universalism reflects a focus on understanding, appreciation, tolerance and protection for the welfare of all people and for nature

source: Schwartz, S. H., Melech, G., Lehmann, A., Burgess, S., Harris, M., & Owens, V. (2001). Extending the cross-cultural validity of the theory of basic human values with a different method of measurement.Journal Of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 32(5), 519-542. doi:10.1177/0022022101032005001