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“Our future cannot hinge on on the government alone. The eventual way out lies in the attitudes and the actions of the citizens of the country”. Analyse.

Topic:  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

7.  “Our future cannot hinge on on the government alone. The eventual way out lies in the attitudes and the actions of the citizens of the country”. Analyse.(250 words)

Reference:  Ethics by Lexicon publications

Why this question:

The question aims to evaluate the role of citizens; their attitudes and actions on the future of the country. And in what way the government alone cannot change the future.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the role of citizens in sculpting the future of the country.

Directive:

AnalyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain the role of society in sculpting the future of the country.

Body:

Discuss the concept of active citizenship; Active citizenship means people getting involved in their local communities and democracy at all levels, from towns to cities to nationwide activity. Active citizenship can be as small as a campaign to clean up your street or as big as educating young people about democratic values, skills and participation.

Active citizenship is a combination of knowledge, attitude, skills and actions that aim to contribute to building and maintaining a democratic society.

 Active Citizenship supports democratic cooperation that is based on the acceptance of universal human rights and the rule of law, values diversity and includes the whole community.

Explain then why it is important along with the efforts of the govt.

Quote a case study to justify better.

Conclusion:

Conclude with importance.