Topic: case study
7) “A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food and on the contrary if he eats meat, he participates in killing animal merely for the sake of his appetite and to act so is immoral.” Do you agree with this view? Critically examine. (250 words)
Why this question:
The question is a case study and tends to evaluate opinion on the point of moral question.
Key demand of the question:
One has to present their opinion on the question with suitable justifications.
Critically examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we have to look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.
Structure of the answer:
In brief narrate the case study.
Discuss the context of the case study first.
Present points, may be taking both the sides; one – the act as an immoral one and the other as a moral one.
Discuss in what way it is unjust to kill animals to fulfill our needs or just to kill animals.
Present your opinion with a balanced approach.
Conclude with some philosophy by thinkers justifying your stand.