A moral compass plays a crucial role in promoting ethical behaviour, personal integrity, and contributing to a more just and ethical society. Elaborate. – PuuchoIAS


Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions;

7. A moral compass plays a crucial role in promoting ethical behaviour, personal integrity, and contributing to a more just and ethical society. Elaborate. (150 words)

Difficulty Level: Easy

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of Mission-2024 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

Using the metaphor of the moral compass to describe conscience, our inner sense of right and wrong offers a framework to guide our actions.

Directive:

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by describing what you understand by moral compass (conscience) which governs the actions you take in day-to-day life.

Body:

Elaborate on how the moral compass aids in deciding what right from is wrong. Use examples to substantiate your points.

Conclusion:

Complete the answer by bring out how the moral compass prevents us acting purely from self-interest and helps us live a life of integrity.

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