16 NOVEMBER, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYS ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS- IV

 

Q1. There are four statements given below. Explain their meaning and significance with respect to the contemporary times.

(a) Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. (75 Words) (5 Marks)

(b) Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. (75 Words) (5 Marks)

(c) The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. (75 Words) (5 Marks)

(d) Fighting corruption is not just good governance, it is self-defense and patriotism. (75 Words) (5 Marks)

 

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