Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions
6. The morality of human actions depends on various factors. These factors collectively influence the assessment of whether an action is morally right or wrong. Comment. (150 words)
Difficulty level: Moderate.
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.
Key Demand of the question:
To write in detail about the determinants of Morality of human action.
Comment– here we must express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by saying that Human action is not at free will but determined by various factors.
Describe how morality of a person’s action varies situationally. Mention various determinants such as object, circumstances such as person/place/time involved and intention(malafide/bonafide) with an example each.
Use a flow chart for better presentation of the above.
Conclude by saying that there are many obstacles that a person with a fixed moral construct must go through, which may change his action altogether.