Topic:Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
7) “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” Comment upon the relevance of statement in the context of ethical conduct of an individual.(250 words)
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Why this question:
The quote is given by Gautam Buddha, one has to elucidate upon the statement in relevance of ethical conduct.
Key demand of the question:
Explain in detail the relevance and significance of the quote.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Define and expand upon the quote.
The quote needs to be explained with detailed case studies, one should explain how it is clear that an individual is what he/she thinks, it’s the thoughts that build a person, the attitude and values are engrained based upon the thoughts of a person.
Conclude with importance of thoughts and values in individual’s life.