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Day 5 – Q 1.Action is the sole medium of expression for ethics. Do you agree? Critically examine.

1. Action is the sole medium of expression for ethics. Do you agree? Critically examine.

कर्म ही नैतिकता की अभिव्यक्ति का एकमात्र माध्यम है। क्या आप सहमत हैं? समालोचनात्मक जांच करें।


Action in simple words refers to process of doing something. Ethics moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity, the branch of knowledge that deals with moral.


The question first asks; do you agree? Then the second part of question says critically examine. So first part you should agree, then give examples and second part you should disagree and then give examples for the same.

Start with saying yes you agree and provide justification. A line or two explanations can be provided here.

Following examples can be used:

  • Mahatma Gandhi’s Chauri Chaura incident: He withdrew non-cooperation movement after Chauri Chaura incident as it violated the moral principles based on which movement started.
  • Sardar Vallabhai Patel: He swiftly acted by sending police forces to Hyderabad or arranged for referendum in Junagadh, pursued many rulers of princely states to join Indian Union. Here his actions expressed his belief of one India.

Explain why you disagree for a line or two and then provide one or two examples.

One such example can be:

  • Death penalty: There are certain crimes that recommend death penalty, but death penalty violates human rights. Many western countries have abolished death penalty altogether. So here action is not a medium of expression for ethics.

Note: Minimum 2-3 examples are required. Try to address the demand of question using examples.


This is an incredible way of saying that “actions speak louder than words”, anybody can talk whatever they want but what really counts is their actions. Who else, other than Sachin Tendulkar could be a perfect example for this, his actions in form of achievements on ground speaks louder than his words.

Best answer: Invincible

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