Claim We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from those whose views contradict our own Reason Disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning

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Claim: We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from those whose views contradict our own.
Reason: Disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning.

To begin, it's true that learning demands from a person much of the exertion of mental capacity. By understanding the fundamental aspects of this process, one may achieve high efficiency in learning. As efficacious learning becomes more and more vital to the well-being of the person, in this contemporary life. The prompt suggests that learning will be more feasible if there will be no contention or diversion in viewpoints about the subject between people, by supporting it with the reason that disagreement causes inconvenience, thus hinders learning. In my not so humble opinion, I strongly disagree with the statement for the following reasons.

Further, two different opinions on the topic are better than one-sided partisanship. Understanding the complexity of the discussed matter and by acknowledging both sides, one not only broadens his or her knowledge about the subject but also deepens overall comprehension of it. For instance, in the physics field, there is a phenomenon called corpuscular-wave dualism of photons, in the 20th century there was a strong debate between two sides whether the photons corpuscules or waves. Both sides exhibited strong evidence validity of their assumptions. In the end, by acknowledging both theories, Albert Einstien presented his well-known article in 1920, on the above phenomenon intertwining both theories and presented evidence that photons are both corpuscules ad waves at the same time. From the example, it's clearly seen that Einstein would not be able to conclude his assumption, without reference to both sides of the issue.

While one may argue that supporting one's viewpoint in the subject conducive if supported sides presents cogent arguments about the discussion. However, without proper examining both views, and precipitously implementing or resolving issues based on one's evidence may result in pernicious effects. History shows that the use of asbestos is the perfect example in that case. By the mids of the 20th century, asbestos was used in construction, chemical, mining and other industries. It's widespread explained in cheapness and universal qualities of the material. However, nobody didn't assume that asbestos can cause cancer in humans, it has become clear of the deleterious effects of this material only when the first cases showed up. The main point from the example is that the proper understanding of the subject is vital, as it can be seen in the case of the asbestos.

Another strong point is that exhibiting opinions on the subject and getting a validity check of the one's assumption is conducive to learning. As criticizing one's viewpoint, leads to a re-evaluation of the underlying assumption, thus enhancing the critical thinking and logic of constructing the argument. For example, from early childhood, most of the children take the parents opinion as an authoritative statement, without properly examining them. When it comes to school those children who are obsequiously followed parents dictums, often will show not good results in either logic test or critical thinking. On the other hand, children who started to think for themselves as early as possible showed better results.

To conclude, the convenient way of learning mostly depends on the individualistic characteristics of the learner but it's paramount to involve oneself in the discussions and other sorts of disagreement while you're learning the subject for the above reasons.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 753, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'corpuscules'' or 'corpuscule's'?
Suggestion: corpuscules'; corpuscule's
...resented evidence that photons are both corpuscules ad waves at the same time. From the exa...
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Line 5, column 576, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: didn't
...lities of the material. However, nobody didnt assume that asbestos can cause cancer i...
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Line 7, column 158, Rule ID: ONES[1]
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
Suggestion: one's
...s conducive to learning. As criticizing ones viewpoint, leads to a re-evaluation of ...
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Line 7, column 371, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'parents'' or 'parent's'?
Suggestion: parents'; parent's
...hildhood, most of the children take the parents opinion as an authoritative statement, ...
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Line 7, column 537, Rule ID: ADVERB_WORD_ORDER[10]
Message: The adverb 'often' is usually put between 'will' and 'show'.
Suggestion: will often show
... obsequiously followed parents dictums, often will show not good results in either logic test o...
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Line 9, column 208, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: you're
...s and other sorts of disagreement while youre learning the subject for the above reas...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, however, if, may, so, thus, well, while, for example, for instance, on the other hand

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 19.5258426966 82% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 9.0 12.4196629213 72% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 14.8657303371 108% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 11.3162921348 133% => OK
Pronoun: 34.0 33.0505617978 103% => OK
Preposition: 79.0 58.6224719101 135% => OK
Nominalization: 18.0 12.9106741573 139% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2908.0 2235.4752809 130% => OK
No of words: 537.0 442.535393258 121% => OK
Chars per words: 5.41527001862 5.05705443957 107% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.81386128306 4.55969084622 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.04550869197 2.79657885939 109% => OK
Unique words: 283.0 215.323595506 131% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.527001862197 0.4932671777 107% => OK
syllable_count: 886.5 704.065955056 126% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 6.24550561798 80% => OK
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 18.0 4.38483146067 411% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 20.2370786517 119% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 53.1091479617 60.3974514979 88% => OK
Chars per sentence: 121.166666667 118.986275619 102% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.375 23.4991977007 95% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.29166666667 5.21951772744 82% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => 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: 0.105405884825 0.243740707755 43% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0289345560068 0.0831039109588 35% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0416756163768 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.06422124869 0.150359130593 43% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0446752144371 0.0667264976115 67% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 15.3 14.1392134831 108% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 40.69 48.8420337079 83% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.1 12.1743820225 108% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.45 12.1639044944 119% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.58 8.38706741573 114% => OK
difficult_words: 165.0 100.480337079 164% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
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