Topic: empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
6. “It is compassion, the most gracious of virtues, which moves the world.” –Thiruvalluvar (150 words)
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.
Key Demand of the question:
To elaborate the importance of compassion as a virtue.
Structure of the answer:
Define compassion in your own words.
Bring out the importance of being compassionate.
Talk about various forms of compassion towards self, family and friends, strangers, weaker sections, animals and environment, making it a great virtue.
With examples, such a Baba Amte, Mother Theresa or any great personalities etc, emphasize how compassion towards weaker section is a virtue and is an agent of change in the world.
With the entire world going through a very tough phase, conclude how compassion can alleviate pains and heal the world.