Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
6) “Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.” Elaborate on the relevance of the quote in the contemporary world of today.(250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon Publications
Why this question:
The question is a quotation based one.
Key demand of the question:
One must expand the meaning of the quotation first and explain with examples as to how it is relevant in the contemporary world.
Elaborate – 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:
Briefly write the meaning of the quote. Mention that it is from Swami Vivekananda.
Explain how truth can be stated in different ways by quoting apt examples.
Elaborate the meaning and its relevance in present context with suitable examples.
Discuss that the relevance of the quote lies in the fact that we need to understand that the truth may have multiple faces. Difference of opinion may exist and each opinion must be embraced. We should try to understand others’ opinion and perspective. It helps us develop tolerance against difference in opinion, thereby promoting diversity, and a better understanding of social issues so as to find optimum solution.
Conclude with its significance.