Claim: We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from those whose views contradict our own.Reason: Disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagre

Essay topics: Claim: We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from those whose views contradict our own.
Reason: Disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim and the reason on which that claim is based.

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People learn from both their opponents and supporters. Learning is an impersonal exercise. Irrespective of whether one agree or disagrees with another person’s opinion, such an individual has come to gain knowledge of an opposing point of view. The individual need not change his initial stance, but that individual is now aware of the thoughts of his opponent. Conceded, disagreements bring about stress while arguing, but it no way precludes learning.

Debates and arguments are exercises that mark most modern democracies, such as America’s. Various politicians argue their stances with facts and also go further to study the opinions and facts of their opponents so as to be able to win the ...

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Sentence: This is occurs especially when reading a news article online.
Description: The token is is not usually followed by a verb, present tense, 3rd person singular
Suggestion: Refer to is and occurs

Sentence: It is views that are contrary to my opinions that attracts me, because I would want to know why someone would take a stance different from my own opinion which I consider right.
Description: The token is is not usually followed by a noun, plural, common
Suggestion: Refer to is and views

Sentence: This is anoher instance where the stress of arguments does not in anyway tire an individual, but rather sparks the quest to learn more.
Error: anoher Suggestion: another

Sentence: Most times people learn a great deal, and refine their believes and opinons as a result of the contentions they face from oppossing views.
Error: opinons Suggestion: opinions
Error: oppossing Suggestion: opposing

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Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.037 0.07

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 5.0 out of 6
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 2 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 3 2
No. of Sentences: 23 15
No. of Words: 455 350
No. of Characters: 2265 1500
No. of Different Words: 231 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.619 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.978 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.676 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 164 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 125 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 93 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 54 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 19.783 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 9.226 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.652 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.265 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.476 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.037 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5

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