Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
7) Is there a connection between a person’s moral life and their quality of life? Discuss with suitable examples.(250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon publications
Why this question:
The theme of the question aims to examine the correlation of morality in one’s life with that of the quality of life.
Key demand of the question:
One should explain the significance of morality in one’s life and explain in what way it decides individual’s standard of living.
Discuss – This 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:
Define what morality is.
Discuss the following aspects – Ethics, or morality, is a system of principles that helps us tell right from wrong, good from bad.
This definition, by itself, tells us nothing about the standard by which we establish or measure right and wrong.
Explain the significance of morality –
Morality is often used by various leaders and organizations to control society. sometimes benevolently, but usually bringing about self-sacrifice and human suffering. There are, however, far more fundamental and legitimate reasons for ethics: To provide purpose and meaning to our lives by helping to define goals in our lives — and then to help guide us to achieve them.
Then move on to discuss the threats morality as a principle face in today’s world.
Conclude by reasserting importance of morality in individual’s life.