Topic: dimensions of ethics;
6. True wealth is not measured by material possessions or luxury, but by the contentment and happiness that come from within. Elaborate.
Difficulty level: Moderate
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in 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 contentment.
Write about the how contentment is natural wealth and importance of contentment. Substantiate with examples.
Next, write about Luxury is artificial poverty and how running behind riches of life will not lead to satisfaction. Substantiate with examples.
Conclude by summarising.