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.
True information and fact are basic requirements in this twenty-first century because human beings tend to act according to fact that they imbue from environment. If forged information is disseminated as fact in any society, it may invite chaos or any other detrimental consequences. For that reason, it is mandatory to cast doubt on any information that is provided to us as fact, because only fact-checking habit can help in getting true information. There are number of reasons that can prove any information provided as fact in the present may prove false in the future.
Firstly, any fact that is provided at present may have been imposed on us by our society as true, so repeatedly that we tend to believe it as true, without giving any considerations. Black people before emancipation, for instance, were considered to be inferior by society; they were regarded as evil by birth. This lie was told so often in white society that it had become a fact there; nobody could be convinced to consider blacks as their equal. Even Hitler once said, “The only way to prove things right is tell the lie so frequently that it becomes a truth”. Using this tactics he was able to kill thousands of Jews deeming them inferior. Had people mistrusted these facts and checked them properly, it would have saved thousands of lives of black and Jews population.
Similarly, sophistication of technology also plays a central role in determining how well the fact is true at present. There are several theories and facts that were proposed few centuries back, when the availability and quality of technology was not same as it is at present. This made many of such facts and theories very ill-equipped based on very fragile evidence, and which proved to be wrong eventually after the invention of several sophisticated technology. Few centuries back, for example, scientist believed that they had located a small planet named Vencular in a close proximity with mercury, but after the invention of sophisticated device that could locate objects in far-flung areas of universe, it was found that the object actually didn’t exist. Therefore, it is necessary to cast doubt on every facts, given the sophistication of technology is proving many of the historical findings wrong.
In the same way, any information (facts) that are provided to us might be so biased that it would do no harm to question their inherent verity. Most of the studies at present times seem to be deductive – it studies certain part and describes the whole. For instance, most of the people who are conducting terrorism activities are muslims, and this fact is supported by many studies, but there are certain fact-providers who tend to say that all muslims are terrorists. It is very irrelevant to generalize the whole population based on study of specific ones. Who knows a vigorous study of Muslim population might prove this fact wrong in the future.
Finally, though facts are true most of the times, we cannot blithely accept anything as fact, as they can be biased, limited in scope or simply imposed to us. It is always better to check and doubt information before we accept anything as fact.
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...ly that it becomes a truth'. Using this tactics he was able to kill thousands o...
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...ated a small planet named Vencular in a close proximity with mercury, but after the invention o...
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...lation based on study of specific ones. Who knows a vigorous study of Muslim popula...
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...ht prove this fact wrong in the future. Finally, though facts are true most of t...
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...tion before we accept anything as fact.
Transition Words or Phrases used:
actually, also, but, finally, first, firstly, if, may, similarly, so, therefore, well, as to, for example, for instance, in fact, in the same way
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 35.0 19.5258426966 179% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.4196629213 105% => OK
Conjunction : 14.0 14.8657303371 94% => OK
Relative clauses : 20.0 11.3162921348 177% => OK
Pronoun: 52.0 33.0505617978 157% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 67.0 58.6224719101 114% => OK
Nominalization: 20.0 12.9106741573 155% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2650.0 2235.4752809 119% => OK
No of words: 533.0 442.535393258 120% => OK
Chars per words: 4.97185741088 5.05705443957 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.80487177365 4.55969084622 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.84506466611 2.79657885939 102% => OK
Unique words: 267.0 215.323595506 124% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.500938086304 0.4932671777 102% => OK
syllable_count: 846.0 704.065955056 120% => 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: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.77640449438 225% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 2.0 4.38483146067 46% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 20.2370786517 109% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 23.0359550562 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 48.5564338963 60.3974514979 80% => OK
Chars per sentence: 120.454545455 118.986275619 101% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.2272727273 23.4991977007 103% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.59090909091 5.21951772744 126% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 11.0 10.2758426966 107% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 5.13820224719 156% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.83258426966 62% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.235403734432 0.243740707755 97% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0742986503076 0.0831039109588 89% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.05910180499 0.0758088955206 78% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.142005904769 0.150359130593 94% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0725005842326 0.0667264976115 109% => OK
automated_readability_index: 14.1 14.1392134831 100% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 47.12 48.8420337079 96% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.7 12.1743820225 104% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.84 12.1639044944 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.53 8.38706741573 102% => OK
difficult_words: 125.0 100.480337079 124% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 11.8971910112 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.2143820225 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.