Topic : Determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions
7) Those who commit delinquency out of ignorance should be treated less starkly. Comment.(250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon publications.
Why this question:
The question is based on the concept of delinquency and its evaluation from an angle of Ethics.
Key demand of the question:
The answer should comment in detail and provide for an analysis as to how a person should be treated for misconduct and what should be the line of action in cases where misconduct is out of sheer ignorance.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Discuss the importance of ethics and moral in conduct of individuals.
- Elaborate on the term – Delinquency, why is it necessary to evaluate it with prism of ethics.
- Discussion should be upon how misconduct of an individual should be penalized depending on the level of ignorance, should a person be punished harshly if she/he acts in veil of ignorance or they should be punished equally for the delinquent act?
- Use case studies to justify that the answer to it is situational and can not be one shoe fits all approach
Conclude with significance of knowledge and awareness that ensure and keep a check on misconduct of individuals .