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.
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.
Whether people can learn from those whose views contradict our own has triggered heated discussion. In may opinion, I think when in a scientific and political debate, we will learn from those who oppose us; however, in a discussion regarding people's reliefs, disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning.
When discussing scientific problems, people will usually learn from others with contradict views. For example, when people have finish scientific research, they will publish papers and report their methods and the result of the experiment, so as to demonstrate their method or opinion are novel. Before they can publish their paper, they have to answer plenty questions from reviewers who might hold a different view. During this process, the reviewer may point out some flaws in the paper. The writer, on the other hand, will reconsider his research and improve the method or collect more data to strengthen the soundness of the experiment. Undoubtedly, the researcher who write the paper will learn from the reviewer who try to oppose his argument by locating flaws, and the deficiency or error in the paper will be corrected. This debate will obviously not cause stress inhibit learning since scholars are open to doubts; instead, they will learn a lot by exchange opinions by discovering their flaws.
Similarly, in a politic debate, people will also learn from others who are in opposite party. Consider a senitor who propose to raise the minimum wage in order to improve the living standard of the poor. People from different party will disagree his proposal by point out that the policy would exert heavy burden on companies. They may argue that corporations may choose to improve profit by firing some people, leading to umployment of the poor. By debating with people who have different view, the senitor may improve his plan by lowering the tax of the corporation so that the cost of running the corporation will decrease. However, if there is no one debate with him, he will never think about the adverse effect of his policy. Consequently, such a debate will not inhibit learning; instead, it push everyone to think from different prosepctive and evaluate one's opinion thoroughly. In this course, people will definitely learn from others.
However, such conclusion is not true in a debate involving people's belief. For instance. Suppose a skeptic is having a debate with religious people on whether there is a god. Since religious people has believed there is a god from very young, it is hard for him to discord such belief. The debate will have no result but can only cause stress.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 1, Rule ID: SENTENCE_FRAGMENT
Message: “Whether” 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.
Whether people can learn from those whose views...
Line 3, column 241, Rule ID: SO_AS_TO
Message: Use simply 'to'
...thods and the result of the experiment, so as to demonstrate their method or opinion are...
Line 5, column 800, Rule ID: IT_VBZ
Message: Did you mean 'pushes'?
... will not inhibit learning; instead, it push everyone to think from different prosep...
Line 5, column 863, Rule ID: ONES
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
...from different prosepctive and evaluate ones opinion thoroughly. In this course, peo...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, however, if, may, regarding, similarly, so, then, as to, for example, for instance, i think, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 10.0 19.5258426966 51% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 26.0 12.4196629213 209% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 11.0 14.8657303371 74% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 11.3162921348 124% => OK
Pronoun: 31.0 33.0505617978 94% => OK
Preposition: 61.0 58.6224719101 104% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 12.9106741573 62% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2185.0 2235.4752809 98% => OK
No of words: 432.0 442.535393258 98% => OK
Chars per words: 5.05787037037 5.05705443957 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.55901411391 4.55969084622 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.56697725227 2.79657885939 92% => OK
Unique words: 218.0 215.323595506 101% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.50462962963 0.4932671777 102% => OK
syllable_count: 671.4 704.065955056 95% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 10.0 6.24550561798 160% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 9.0 4.38483146067 205% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 21.0 20.2370786517 104% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 23.0359550562 87% => OK
Sentence length SD: 49.5494785689 60.3974514979 82% => OK
Chars per sentence: 104.047619048 118.986275619 87% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.5714285714 23.4991977007 88% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.42857142857 5.21951772744 123% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 7.80617977528 51% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 11.0 5.13820224719 214% => Less negative sentences wanted.
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: 0.232859853431 0.243740707755 96% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0806763385839 0.0831039109588 97% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0938749441564 0.0758088955206 124% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.187165703962 0.150359130593 124% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.137306451226 0.0667264976115 206% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.
automated_readability_index: 12.7 14.1392134831 90% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 51.18 48.8420337079 105% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 12.1743820225 91% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.07 12.1639044944 99% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.65 8.38706741573 103% => OK
difficult_words: 110.0 100.480337079 109% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 11.8971910112 88% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 11.2143820225 89% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.7820224719 110% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Better to have 5/6 paragraphs with 3/4 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:
para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: reason 4. address both of the views presented for reason 4 (optional)
para 6: conclusion.
Rates: 70.83 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.25 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.