Governments should not fund any scientific research whose consequences are unclear.
Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider the possible consequences of implementing the policy and explain how these consequences shape your position.
The statement simply asserts that, government should not fund scientific research whose consequences are unclear. In the first glance, it seems that the assertion has some merit from a normative viewpoint, however, in deeper analysis, that type of assertion is indefensible. Below I will discuss the reasons of my stance.
Scientific research are done to bring out a change and most of the time to reduce the sufferings of mankind. However, it is true that, scientist can not bring the positive result all the time through a research, sometimes that can be detrimental too. A research activity is done to make the unknown divulge the information which can be applied for the betterment of human. But, if the consequences of a research is known beforehand, it may not be a breakthrough. We have to know the difference between a systematic research activity and knowing the consequences before of a research activity. Systematic research is necessary to ensure the fund is not going to be a wastage, whereas, a known consequence means, scientist knows the result more or less before the research is actually done. If result is mostly perceptive, it can bring a positive and good result, but breakthrough is not necessarily achieved.
Additionally, in a lot of the cases, the result of a research was serendipitous. Scientist were actually working on a completely different issue, but fortunately discovered a whole new thing. Similarly, there are situations, where the result can not be anticipated before the actual research. In that case, we can not just ban the research because of not knowing the result or consequences before hand.
On the other hand, there may arise questions like, there are more problems of the present condition which need to be solved rather to allocate resource to some unpropitious research activity which can be also a futile attempt. That contention is logical, but we have to remember that, the result of today's research which is seemingly an unnecessary expenditure, can solve the problems of tomorrow. We can not avoid the fact that, advance researches which are going on different fields today, are actually paving the way of solution to the future problems.
So, finally, we can say that, government should not restrict funding on research whose consequences are not conspicuous. Today's seemingly unnecessary solution can have substantial positive impact on tomorrow's problems.
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Discourse Markers used:
['actually', 'also', 'but', 'finally', 'first', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'similarly', 'so', 'whereas', 'it is true', 'more or less', 'on the other hand']
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.215909090909 0.240241500013 90% => OK
Verbs: 0.159090909091 0.157235817809 101% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0795454545455 0.0880659088768 90% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0795454545455 0.0497285424764 160% => OK
Pronouns: 0.025 0.0444667217837 56% => OK
Prepositions: 0.1 0.12292977631 81% => OK
Participles: 0.0340909090909 0.0406280797675 84% => OK
Conjunctions: 3.02644057232 2.79330140395 108% => OK
Infinitives: 0.025 0.030933414821 81% => OK
Particles: 0.00227272727273 0.0016655270985 136% => OK
Determiners: 0.115909090909 0.0997080785238 116% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0363636363636 0.0249443105267 146% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0181818181818 0.0148568991511 122% => OK
Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2412.0 2732.02544248 88% => OK
No of words: 390.0 452.878318584 86% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 6.18461538462 6.0361032391 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.44391917772 4.58838876751 97% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.4 0.366273622748 109% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.310256410256 0.280924506359 110% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.264102564103 0.200843997647 131% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.164102564103 0.132149295362 124% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.02644057232 2.79330140395 108% => OK
Unique words: 187.0 219.290929204 85% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.479487179487 0.48968727796 98% => OK
Word variations: 51.3512556582 55.4138127331 93% => OK
How many sentences: 19.0 20.6194690265 92% => OK
Sentence length: 20.5263157895 23.380412469 88% => OK
Sentence length SD: 40.7893718165 59.4972553346 69% => OK
Chars per sentence: 126.947368421 141.124799967 90% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.5263157895 23.380412469 88% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.736842105263 0.674092028746 109% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 5.21349557522 38% => OK
Readability: 51.5519568151 51.4728631049 100% => OK
Elegance: 1.3275862069 1.64882698954 81% => OK
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.231039650509 0.391690518653 59% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.125446422988 0.123202303941 102% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0728152707137 0.077325440228 94% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.586658914836 0.547984918172 107% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.131051072549 0.149214159877 88% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.109356838564 0.161403998019 68% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0548914522944 0.0892212321368 62% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.369257765589 0.385218514788 96% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.101185381939 0.0692045440612 146% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.164974312658 0.275328986314 60% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0332985577323 0.0653680567796 51% => The ideas may be duplicated in paragraphs.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.4325221239 77% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.30420353982 57% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 8.0 4.88274336283 164% => OK
Positive topic words: 4.0 7.22455752212 55% => OK
Negative topic words: 3.0 3.66592920354 82% => OK
Neutral topic words: 4.0 2.70907079646 148% => OK
Total topic words: 11.0 13.5995575221 81% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
Note: This is not the final score. 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.