Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
6. Attitudes are the building blocks of an individual’s character. Elaborate.
Difficulty level: Easy
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of Mission-2023 Secure.
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 attitude.
Through suitable illustrations, how attitudes lead to form an individuals character – Explain how behaviour and attitude affect us and the need to adopt behaviours which are of empathy, compassion, fortitude and integrity. Cite suitable examples to substantiate your points on how attitude can be change and that change in the resultant behaviour.
Conclude by summarising.