People who are the most deeply committed to an idea or policy are also the most critical of it.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In deve

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People who are the most deeply committed to an idea or policy are also the most critical of it.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.

Conversations about differing ideas and policies can be contentious and gruesome, no doubt, yet they are necessary to have none the less. Often times, a person may have a bias towards their own stance--unwilling to cater to any opposing viewpoints or counter-arguments. However, more often than not, it is a policy’s most zealous supporters that view it through the most critical lens--for how else can one sell their ideas to others while maintaining their own repute?

Slaves to our own minds, it is very difficult to criticize and reevaluate our own beliefs and stances, because in order to do that, you must essentially criticize and reevaluate yourself as a person. We often come to our decisions and conclusions based on our life experiences through our parochial perspective. Take for example, the current president of the United States, Donald Trump, who intensely advocated for the building of a concrete border wall during the times of his election campaign. Yet, after he has taken office, despite sound advice from his own trusted staff and proven evidence of better techniques to implement border security, Trump is unable to disassociate himself from his vision of building a concrete wall--even if, he himself, no longer believes in its efficiency or price tag. It is hard for people to be the critics of their own ideas and policies, because in order to do so, you must essentially admit that your own mindset and thought-process can sometimes be prone to failure.

Mostly, however, it is this very same reasoning that makes us the biggest critics of our own ideas and policies. Why would sometimes risk discord or contention from others if they are not fully invested in their own idea? To go out and sell one's idea to the general public—while risking their potential wrath--one must fully be prepared to defend their position from every angle and perspective. Take for example a popular United States senator, Bernie Sanders, who is a firm proponent of taxing high-earning citizens at a tax-rate close to seventy percent. In a largely capitalistic country, Sanders has been bombarded with vitriolic comments left and right, mocking and criticizing him for his 'socialistic' views. For Sanders to plausibly put out such a contentious stance, he must be able to defend it to its fullest extent--there is no room for error. Hence, it is often the most outspoken proponents and champions of ideas and policies who are its biggest critics, so that they can defend their positions to others.

Furthermore, the proposed ideas and policies of a person rest on their own backs and reputations. While sometimes, all that is at stake, is perhaps a teasing remark from a close friend who disagrees with your ideas, there are cases where this is much more on the line. Take for example the popular movement taking over Hollywood by storm: "The Me Too Movement." Victims of sexual assault and abuse have come forward to openly fight against their alleged attackers in a public social media platform’s such as Twitter, rather than settling it in a private court room. A concept that has opened them up to a litany of abuse and disbelief from the general public. Concepts and implementations of risky ideas such as "Me Too" can cause irrevocable damage to not only one's reputation but their own career as well. Hence, it is often in one's best interests to thoroughly examine their own ideas and policies before applying them or putting them out to the world.

The marketplace of ideas is essential to the functioning of a thriving society; however, the most revolutionary ideas and policies can be the most contentious ones as well. Hence, regardless of how difficult it may seem that someone can critique their own mindset and passionate beliefs, it is often the case that they indeed do so. Not only must they be able to defend their position to others, against an onslaught of opposition, but their entire reputation--and in some cases their livelihoods--depend upon the soundness of their reasoning and logic. However, in an age of misinformation, it is becoming easier and easier to push through unsound ideas and policies without solid reasoning or supporting evidence to back them up.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 124, Rule ID: EN_COMPOUNDS
Message: This word is normally spelled as one.
Suggestion: nonetheless
...o doubt, yet they are necessary to have none the less. Often times, a person may have a bias ...
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Line 5, column 242, Rule ID: ONES[1]
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
Suggestion: one's
...d in their own idea? To go out and sell ones idea to the general public—while riskin...
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Line 5, column 259, Rule ID: GENERAL_XX[1]
Message: Use simply 'public'.
Suggestion: public
...ea? To go out and sell ones idea to the general public—while risking their potential wrath--on...
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Line 7, column 346, Rule ID: DT_PRP[1]
Message: Possible typo. Did you mean 'The' or 'Me'?
Suggestion: The; Me
...t taking over Hollywood by storm: 'The Me Too Movement.' Victims of sexual a...
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Line 7, column 494, Rule ID: A_PLURAL[2]
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'medium'?
Suggestion: medium
...ir alleged attackers in a public social media platform's such as Twitter, rather...
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Line 7, column 660, Rule ID: GENERAL_XX[1]
Message: Use simply 'public'.
Suggestion: public
... litany of abuse and disbelief from the general public. Concepts and implementations of risky ...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, furthermore, hence, however, if, may, so, well, while, as to, for example, no doubt, such as, in some cases

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 27.0 19.5258426966 138% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 12.4196629213 121% => OK
Conjunction : 36.0 14.8657303371 242% => Less conjunction wanted
Relative clauses : 14.0 11.3162921348 124% => OK
Pronoun: 77.0 33.0505617978 233% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 92.0 58.6224719101 157% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 12.9106741573 101% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3537.0 2235.4752809 158% => OK
No of words: 699.0 442.535393258 158% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.06008583691 5.05705443957 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 5.14184870769 4.55969084622 113% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.96064624469 2.79657885939 106% => OK
Unique words: 351.0 215.323595506 163% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.502145922747 0.4932671777 102% => OK
syllable_count: 1107.9 704.065955056 157% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 14.0 6.24550561798 224% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 7.0 4.99550561798 140% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.77640449438 113% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 27.0 23.0359550562 117% => OK
Sentence length SD: 53.3171642157 60.3974514979 88% => OK
Chars per sentence: 141.48 118.986275619 119% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.96 23.4991977007 119% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.48 5.21951772744 86% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 13.0 5.13820224719 253% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.83258426966 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.18168921125 0.243740707755 75% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0542676403166 0.0831039109588 65% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0425598236406 0.0758088955206 56% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.106451801943 0.150359130593 71% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0243054387945 0.0667264976115 36% => 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: 16.4 14.1392134831 116% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 44.07 48.8420337079 90% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.8 12.1743820225 113% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.36 12.1639044944 102% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.2 8.38706741573 110% => OK
difficult_words: 187.0 100.480337079 186% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 14.0 11.8971910112 118% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 11.2143820225 114% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.7820224719 119% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 70.83 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.25 Out of 6
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