Claim: Any piece of information referred to as a fact should be mistrusted, since it may well be proven false in the future.Reason: Much of the information that people assume is factual actually turns out to be inaccurate.Write a response in which you dis

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Claim: Any piece of information referred to as a fact should be mistrusted, since it may well be proven false in the future.

Reason: Much of the information that people assume is factual actually turns out to be inaccurate.

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.

In this age of information, determination of what is fact and what is not has become a nontrivial matter. Even though the Internet provides virtually an unlimited amount of information regarding a particular issue, it's not always easy to find out the actual truth regarding it. According to the prompt, one should disregard any factual information provided because of the possibility of the information turning out as inaccurate. I mostly disagree with this claim because of the existence of scientific and historical facts, and somewhat agree with the reason as hypotheses regarding various issues exist.

Scientific facts are information accepted as true after careful observations and experimentations. In the scientific community, a piece of information is only accepted as fact after the aforementioned works are done and a group of similar scientists discusses the matter. Only after such scrutiny, an information can gain the status of being a fact. So, if a scientific fact is provided one must not mistrust it. If Gravity is referred in a discussion as fact and someone does not believe it, he or she just shows himself or herself as benighted. Similarly, any other scientific fact, if provided, must not be mistrusted.

Historical facts are information collected by historians after some events had occurred. It is basically a chronological record of different phenomena. Historians around the world try to collect as much information as possible regarding an event and try to find out the premises and results of that event. Only after demonstrating enough evidence can a historian claim about an event. Information regarding the American Independence War against the British, American Civil War against slavery, the Civil Rights Movement against racial prejudices and so on are facts. These events happened and made their place in history. So, if such information is provided in a discussion, they should not be mistrusted or doubted.

One can say, however, information regarding a particular fact often turns out as false. For example, in the Internet, often people perpetuate contrived information regarding historical figures such as saying Abraham Lincoln exculpated a person engaging in sodomy because of being drunk. Also, people often make up scientific facts or represent a scientific hypothesis as fact such as black holes are black. While such misinformation and fabrication does not have any value and must not be taken seriously, their presence does not undermine the facts behind it and so, those facts must not be discarded as contrived.

With the availability of insurmountable information, it is often hard to discern what is true and what is specious. When presented an information as a fact, one should carefully examine the evidence provided for the support. However, even if the information regarding a fact turns out not to be true, one should not discard the fact itself.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 216, Rule ID: IT_IS[6]
Message: Did you mean 'it's' (='it is') instead of 'its' (possessive pronoun)?
Suggestion: it's; it is
...formation regarding a particular issue, its not always easy to find out the actual ...
^^^
Line 3, column 351, Rule ID: SENTENCE_FRAGMENT[4]
Message: “So , if” at the beginning of a sentence requires a 2nd clause. Maybe a comma, question or exclamation mark is missing, or the sentence is incomplete and should be joined with the following sentence.
...on can gain the status of being a fact. So, if a scientific fact is provided one must ...
^^^^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, however, if, regarding, similarly, so, while, for example, such as

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 22.0 19.5258426966 113% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 12.4196629213 89% => OK
Conjunction : 18.0 14.8657303371 121% => OK
Relative clauses : 2.0 11.3162921348 18% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 21.0 33.0505617978 64% => OK
Preposition: 57.0 58.6224719101 97% => OK
Nominalization: 25.0 12.9106741573 194% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2458.0 2235.4752809 110% => OK
No of words: 462.0 442.535393258 104% => OK
Chars per words: 5.32034632035 5.05705443957 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.63618218583 4.55969084622 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.09846349068 2.79657885939 111% => OK
Unique words: 224.0 215.323595506 104% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.484848484848 0.4932671777 98% => OK
syllable_count: 784.8 704.065955056 111% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 6.24550561798 144% => OK
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 8.0 3.10617977528 258% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 20.2370786517 119% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 23.0359550562 82% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 45.0017746564 60.3974514979 75% => OK
Chars per sentence: 102.416666667 118.986275619 86% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.25 23.4991977007 82% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.0 5.21951772744 57% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 10.2758426966 68% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 11.0 4.83258426966 228% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.297460617192 0.243740707755 122% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0914297542477 0.0831039109588 110% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0747443470756 0.0758088955206 99% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.175385130147 0.150359130593 117% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0272734828984 0.0667264976115 41% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.3 14.1392134831 94% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 43.73 48.8420337079 90% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 12.1743820225 98% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.58 12.1639044944 112% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.44 8.38706741573 101% => OK
difficult_words: 113.0 100.480337079 112% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.5 11.8971910112 105% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 11.2143820225 86% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.7820224719 119% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 54.17 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.25 Out of 6
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