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Ethics and Integrity- Insights Secure – 2015: 13 January 2014

Topicsocial influence and persuasion; Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions

10)  One of your friends who is preparing for civil services exam is addicted to consuming alcohol. He is a brilliant student, but due to some problems he is driven to this addiction. Now a days he keeps telling you that consuming alcohol is not wrong as it is keeping him ‘away from his problems’, moreover he is not abusing or harming anyone after consuming alcohol.

a) Why is consuming alcohol is perceived as morally wrong among certain sections of societies? (100 Words)

b) Do you agree with your friend’s view?  How and why you will persuade him to give up alcohol consumption ? (150 Words)

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