The best ideas arise from a passionate interest in commonplace things.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 you

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The best ideas arise from a passionate interest in commonplace things.

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.

An interest in any particular object or concept can be an instrument for arousing the passions in an individual, leading one to ideas of epic proportions. These particulars do not even need to be something sought out, or esoteric, but can be of very banal and quotidian origins. So, I agree with the statement at hand for the most part but would like to distance my position slightly from completely agreeing since the suggestion that the 'best' ideas arise from a penchant for commonplace objects is too strong and might blind one from looking at the entirety of what insinuates ideas and creative thoughts.

To begin, everyday concerns are a major part of our conscious perception, and therefore, we are bound to, at one time or the other, draw inspiration from them and act on those interests. For instance, the myriad of maladies that have existed as natural and normal, have been a source for discovering medicine to cure them, and devices as well as fields of study to mitigate them. From the discovery of the Small-pox vaccine to the advent of bio-weaponry, all the events have been triggered in one way, or the other, by inspirations drawn from the sickness that once struck man into the oblivion with despair and a resignation to fatalism. Moreover, most of our Engineering has been, for the most part, an innovation of the commonplace; a modification of the plebeian to render inconvenience futile. Numerous inventions ranging from the wheel to the airplane has been a result of man being heavily inspired into action by something that was so trite that it was almost considered inviolate until inspiration triumphed over subservience to fate.

Furthermore, a passionate involvement in what seems normal can arouse one's curiosity into diving deeper into the realms of knowledge to draw out the essence of truth; initiating a chain of actions that can lead to newer ideas. This can be exemplified by an anecdote from Einstein's life. As a child, with bewildering creativity, Einstein began dreaming about what it would be like to travel from the Sun to the Earth on a solar beam. The Sun rises every day and sets everyday. The lights reach the Earth in approximately 8 minutes. These facts that Einstein probably knew about made him go into using what he had seen and thinking up new scenarios that could tantalize his thinking. This 'thought experiment' led him to think if light were travelling in a straight path or if it would warp around space. Consequently, he propounded a theoretical basis for the phenomenon of interference, which is a fundamental understanding when one goes into studying quantum mechanics. Not only this, but his intrigue with the mundane, allowed him to experiment with it to analyze the relativity to publish the Special theory of relativity in 1905 followed by the General theory of relativity in 1913.

That being said, there are limits to the statement since it would be impairing to suggest that the 'best' ideas come out of observing commonplace things. There are malefic consequences on various fields like Mathematics which is purely theoretical and submerges itself into something that could not be, such as an N dimensional hyperspace where N can be any number as long as the math is consistent. It also undermines various fields of research which are arcane and require specialization being locked up in a laboratory, such as microbiology and astronomy. An esoteric and punctilious study of fields can draw our attention to great ideas as well as proved by the studies that are funded currently all around the world.

Therefore, there are multiple advantages to studying the commonplace things to draw inspiration from. It can elicit many obscure perspectives and help one build upon them so there can be birth of new ideas and concepts. But there are also deep disadvantages to suggesting that only commonplace things are responsible for the BEST ideas. Thus, I firmly echo my position and suggest that I agree with the issue at hand for the most part; expecting there can be some compromise in the absolute language being used in the statement.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 71, Rule ID: ONES[1]
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
Suggestion: one's
...lvement in what seems normal can arouse ones curiosity into diving deeper into the r...
Line 5, column 467, Rule ID: EVERYDAY_EVERY_DAY[3]
Message: 'Everyday' is an adjective. Did you mean 'every day'?
Suggestion: every day
... beam. The Sun rises every day and sets everyday. The lights reach the Earth in approxim...

Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, furthermore, if, look, moreover, so, therefore, thus, well, for instance, such as, as well as

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 34.0 19.5258426966 174% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 18.0 12.4196629213 145% => OK
Conjunction : 26.0 14.8657303371 175% => OK
Relative clauses : 19.0 11.3162921348 168% => OK
Pronoun: 48.0 33.0505617978 145% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 110.0 58.6224719101 188% => OK
Nominalization: 25.0 12.9106741573 194% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3413.0 2235.4752809 153% => OK
No of words: 688.0 442.535393258 155% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.96075581395 5.05705443957 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 5.12149920406 4.55969084622 112% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.89102271777 2.79657885939 103% => OK
Unique words: 353.0 215.323595506 164% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.513081395349 0.4932671777 104% => OK
syllable_count: 1082.7 704.065955056 154% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 11.0 6.24550561798 176% => OK
Article: 8.0 4.99550561798 160% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.10617977528 32% => OK
Conjunction: 7.0 1.77640449438 394% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 27.0 23.0359550562 117% => OK
Sentence length SD: 65.7060119015 60.3974514979 109% => OK
Chars per sentence: 136.52 118.986275619 115% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.52 23.4991977007 117% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.72 5.21951772744 90% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 17.0 10.2758426966 165% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.13820224719 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.83258426966 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.138313066844 0.243740707755 57% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0390806730635 0.0831039109588 47% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.04180477749 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0881626208998 0.150359130593 59% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0413555185081 0.0667264976115 62% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 15.7 14.1392134831 111% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 44.07 48.8420337079 90% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.8 12.1743820225 113% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.78 12.1639044944 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.13 8.38706741573 109% => OK
difficult_words: 181.0 100.480337079 180% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 19.0 11.8971910112 160% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 11.2143820225 114% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
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Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
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