Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service , integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
7) What do you understand by social apathy mean? How does it affect the social fabric? Elucidate.(250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon
Why this question:
The question is based on the concept of social apathy.
Key demand of the question:
One has to explain the meaning of social apathy, its effects of social fabric.
Elucidate – 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:
In brief define what social apathy is.
The question is straight forward and there isn’t much to deliberate upon the issue.
Apathy is a lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern about something. Apathy is a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, motivation, or passion. Social apathy is defined as the lack of interest in bringing the changes in the society.
Explain the effects of social fabric.
Conclude with need to deal with such traits and need to work on them.