7) Those who commit delinquency out of ignorance should be treated less starkly. Comment.(250 words)

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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)

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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.

Directive:

Commenthere we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Discuss the importance of ethics and moral in conduct of individuals.

Body:

  • 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

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance of knowledge and awareness that ensure and keep a check on misconduct of individuals .