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7) What is scientific temper? Discuss the need for inculcating scientific temper among the masses.(250 words)

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour – Scientific temper

7) What is scientific temper? Discuss the need for inculcating scientific temper among the masses.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is about discussing the concept of scientific temper, Discuss the need for inculcating scientific temper among the masses.

Key demand of the question:

Answer should define what is scientific temper, importance of inculcating scientific temper, why is it necessary and what is its significance.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

In a few introductory lines explain the concept of scientific temper.

Body:

One must cover the following aspects in the answer –

  • The Scientific temper is a way of life (defined in this context as an individual and social process of thinking and acting) which uses the scientific method and which may, consequently, include questioning, observing physical reality, testing, hypothesizing, analyzing, and communicating (not necessarily in that order).
  • Explain why is it important?
  • What are the advantages?
  • Challenges in inculcating the same.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance.