Topic– Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
7) “Only one thing is intrinsically good, namely, love: nothing else”.Comment.(250 words)
Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Key demand of the question
The question wants us to express our opinion in favour or against the statement. However our opinion should be based on proper discussion and presentation of facts, arguments.
Structure of the answer
Introduction-mention that the statement is an important element of situation ethics.
Discuss how love is intrinsically good and determines ethical behaviour.
E.g Nothing is inherently good or evil, except love (personal concern) and its opposite, indifference or actual malice; Love, in this context, means desiring and acting to promote the wellbeing of people; Nothing is good or bad except as it helps or hurts persons; The highest good is human welfare and happiness (but not, necessarily, pleasure); Love and justice are the same, for justice is love distributed
Love and justice both require acts of will etc.
Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.