And today throughout the world we are carrying out the project of the Enlightenment. For instance, a whole Continent, Australia, is a project of the Enlightenment.
But much of the world is still benighted. Much of the world has yet to discover the values of evidence and reason. And much of the world is yet to discover the values of freedom and equality.
So the basis of our ethical controversies is the Enlightement project of equality and freedom, evidence and reason.