In any situation, progress requires discussion among people who have contrasting points of view.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In dev

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In any situation, progress requires discussion among people who have contrasting points of view.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.

It is often said that there are three sides in any argument. When two people are having a discussion it is common that each person will have their own opinion, memories, or feelings about what is being discussed. This may lead to bias and unwillingness to view a situation differently. This is why, in order for progress to be made, people must have the opportunity to listen to and learn from other points of view on any discussion. This can apply to a discussion as mundane as whether mint chocolate chip ice cream is better than strawberry, or as societal as politics.
When two politicians are discussing a topic, it is important that the news station, YouTube video, or whatever medium is featuring the discussion, acknowledge both sides of the issue. In any society, the people have a right to learn about a situation from both sides and to decide for themselves what they believe. Once again, the truth lies somewhere in the middle. This could not be truer than in the realm of political debate. In America, there are stereotypically Liberal specific news stations and Conservative specific news stations. This, however, is a flaw in our news system as people tend to hold strong to their beliefs that they receive from main stream news and ignore even the most logical of challenges. Whether it be from their upbringing, their college professors, or getting their news from their favorite celebrity, everyone has an inherent bias to one side or another in any type of discussion, particularly politics. Therefore, people tend to only watch news or listen to discussions from one side because they can do so comfortably without a fear of someone challenging their beliefs.
For progress to be made, people must overcome their fear of having their beliefs challenged in a discussion. When a debate is one-sided, it is easy to rely on previously held beliefs rather than broadening one`s view. However, it is important to view the world from more than one lens or worse, through rose colored glasses. When people are too afraid to see something from another point of view, they will be unable to create their own well-rounded opinion on the topic. In child development, it has been discovered that there are five levels of reading comprehension. The first involves believing everything read without a hint of doubt, while the fifth, which is college level and above, is when adults are able to read an article or story and decide for themselves if they believe what it says and what parts of it they dismiss as false or irrelevant. If progress is to be made in any situation, people must be able to get to stage five of reading comprehension by reading and being exposed to different viewpoints.
When a person has their beliefs challenged they may find a stronger appreciation for what they believe. As an example, if two lawyers are having a discussion about whether a certain person committed a crime, by listening to the other side, one may find that his side holds up by finding holes in the other lawyer`s opinion that he can use in the courtroom. It is similar to how explaining a concept to another student helps some people study. Listening to counter arguments can not only give a person a more well-rounded view of a situation, but also a stronger belief and stronger reasons for what they believe.
Finally, on a grander scale, if people were unable to learn from or listen to different points of view, we would be no different from the dictatorships and communist regimes of the past. If, in America, discussions were censored so that only one side could be learned, there would be no diversity of thought and no opportunity to grow academically or emotionally by hearing multiple viewpoints. It can be uncomfortable to have one`s beliefs challenged, but without that challenge, one may not even know exactly why they believe what they believe.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 435, Rule ID: ENGLISH_WORD_REPEAT_BEGINNING_RULE
Message: Three successive sentences begin with the same word. Reword the sentence or use a thesaurus to find a synonym.
...other points of view on any discussion. This can apply to a discussion as mundane as...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, however, if, may, so, therefore, well, while, as to

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 39.0 19.5258426966 200% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 18.0 12.4196629213 145% => OK
Conjunction : 25.0 14.8657303371 168% => OK
Relative clauses : 16.0 11.3162921348 141% => OK
Pronoun: 52.0 33.0505617978 157% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 89.0 58.6224719101 152% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 12.9106741573 62% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3222.0 2235.4752809 144% => OK
No of words: 662.0 442.535393258 150% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.8670694864 5.05705443957 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 5.07241172033 4.55969084622 111% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.81651700634 2.79657885939 101% => OK
Unique words: 292.0 215.323595506 136% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.441087613293 0.4932671777 89% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 1014.3 704.065955056 144% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 14.0 6.24550561798 224% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 10.0 3.10617977528 322% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 6.0 1.77640449438 338% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 8.0 4.38483146067 182% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 27.0 20.2370786517 133% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 23.0359550562 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 57.2184704511 60.3974514979 95% => OK
Chars per sentence: 119.333333333 118.986275619 100% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.5185185185 23.4991977007 104% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.88888888889 5.21951772744 55% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 7.80617977528 13% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 5.13820224719 175% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.128094440143 0.243740707755 53% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0407604052698 0.0831039109588 49% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0331748635785 0.0758088955206 44% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.085992867359 0.150359130593 57% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0371574244844 0.0667264976115 56% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.8 14.1392134831 98% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 55.58 48.8420337079 114% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.5 12.1743820225 94% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.26 12.1639044944 93% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.81 8.38706741573 93% => OK
difficult_words: 125.0 100.480337079 124% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 11.8971910112 88% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.2143820225 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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