Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators;
3. When we use our values to make decisions, we make a deliberate choice to focus on what is important to us. When values are shared, they build internal cohesion in the society. Elaborate. (150 words)
Difficulty level: Moderate
Reference: Insights on India
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about the importance of values in the decision making and its impact.
Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by defining values.
In the first part, write about the role of values in decision making – individual values, relationship values, organizational values, societal values etc. Cite examples to substantiate.
Next, about the importance of shared values and how they lead to cohesion in the society.
Conclude by writing a way forward.