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7) Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. What do you understand by the statement? Illustrate with real life example.

Topic:  Attitude; Human Values; Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values

 

7) Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. What do you understand by the statement? Illustrate with real life example. (150 Words)
Quote Based Question

Why this question?

There will be 3-4 quote based questions in Ethics paper.   

Key demand of the question:

Explain that real education is all about making one tolerant and receptive to all ideas/criticisms around you. It’s also about building self confidence and calm temperament. With an example from civil services and one from personal life, address this statement. 

Directive Word:

Illustrate: There MUST be an example through which you should make meaning of the statement very clear tot the reader. 

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction, write about importance of education for creating a tolerant society.

In the body, through two different examples, highlight the importance of tolerance and self confidence. Argue that the aim of education should be to create a citizenry that is open to new ideas and new thoughts. 

In the conclusion, by mentioning a current event where we have shown our intolerant attitude, comment that there is a need to reorient education system