To be an effective leader, a public official must maintain the highest ethical and moral standards

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To be an effective leader, a public official must maintain the highest ethical and moral standards

A leader is one who stands up during the crisis and manages the task ahead effectively. Leadership qualities are rarely found in people. The prompt suggests that in order to be an effective leader one must be highly ethical with great moral standards. I do not completely concur with the author’s suggestion above and reasons for it will be substantiated be below.

Firstly, history tells us a great leader does not always imply that many great leaders are philanthropical or kind. These are the people with great mental fortitude and rise up to the occasion even when there are some evil forces working against him. For instance, Abraham Lincoln is still considered by historians as the one of greatest Presidents, America has ever witnessed. Abraham Lincoln was ruthless during his term and encouraged severe punishments even for minor crimes which are often overlooked. But he was regarded as the best because of his policies about emancipating slaves therefore condemning slavery practice in USA even though many whites were against him. He stood out not because of his moral standards but because of his stern policies.

Secondly, it is nearly impossible to always maintain and follow ethics. However, there are certain people who are known for their morals. Buddha and Mahavira are the paragons in their religious fields where they preached and obeyed every principle. These religious gurus cannot be considered as leaders as they do not involve in the day-to-day activities of a common man. These saints often spend their time in searching for God and enlightenment.

However, there are certain extreme austere leaders who lived a simple life ethically. One of the greatest men who is known to the entire world is Mahatma Gandhi. He practiced a great deal of self-denial by wearing clothes which he has woven and used a wooden stick for support while he embarked on remarkable protests and journey’s. He followed strictly the rules of ahimsa where he harmed none. He was known for asking people to turn the other cheek even if they were slapped on one. Gandhi is an exception as he was an effective leader with good morals.

In conclusion, great leaders do not always follow morals but are ready to avert the crisis their country or people are facing. Leadership qualities mainly include mental fortitude, knowledge regarding the situation and ability to manage the issue.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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...uation and ability to manage the issue.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, firstly, however, if, look, regarding, second, secondly, so, still, therefore, while, for instance, in conclusion

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 28.0 19.5258426966 143% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 3.0 12.4196629213 24% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 14.8657303371 108% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 11.3162921348 97% => OK
Pronoun: 31.0 33.0505617978 94% => OK
Preposition: 42.0 58.6224719101 72% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 12.9106741573 39% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2007.0 2235.4752809 90% => OK
No of words: 394.0 442.535393258 89% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.09390862944 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.45527027702 4.55969084622 98% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.68421385026 2.79657885939 96% => OK
Unique words: 220.0 215.323595506 102% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.558375634518 0.4932671777 113% => OK
syllable_count: 637.2 704.065955056 91% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 6.24550561798 144% => OK
Article: 2.0 4.99550561798 40% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 3.10617977528 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 4.38483146067 23% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 23.0 20.2370786517 114% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 32.4964444762 60.3974514979 54% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 87.2608695652 118.986275619 73% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.1304347826 23.4991977007 73% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.4347826087 5.21951772744 104% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 7.80617977528 38% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.83258426966 145% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.177316064142 0.243740707755 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0490129195139 0.0831039109588 59% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0858567603479 0.0758088955206 113% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0995273039008 0.150359130593 66% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0792502507458 0.0667264976115 119% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.1 14.1392134831 79% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 54.22 48.8420337079 111% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 12.1743820225 81% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.95 12.1639044944 98% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.97 8.38706741573 107% => OK
difficult_words: 112.0 100.480337079 111% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 11.8971910112 67% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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