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8) In any given situation, how can you distinguish whether your desire is based on consciousness, or on preconditioning or on your natural acceptance? Justify your answer with examples.(250 words) 

Topic :  conscience as sources of ethical guidance

8) In any given situation, how can you distinguish whether your desire is based on consciousness, or on preconditioning or on your natural acceptance? Justify your answer with examples.(250 words) 

Ethics by Lexicon

Why this question:

The question is intended to evaluate the relationship between ethics and consciousness, the factors responsible for one’s desire – and what are the factors responsible in driving it.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must discuss the importance of ethics and its relationship with consciousness of an individual. One must elaborate on the concept of ethical consciousness.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

In a few introductory lines appreciate the need for ethical consciousness.

Body:

  • Explain that Ethics and consciousness are directly related in the sense that the greater your scope of awareness, the more options you potentially have, allowing a wider range of possibilities for ethical or unethical behavior.
  • What factors drive ethical consciousness?  Its relationship with ethics?
  • Discuss the above points using suitable example /case study.

Conclusion:

Conclude with importance of ethical consciousness and awareness.