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.

The statement claims that people can commit to an idea or policy deeply as well as hold a critical view about it. I don’t agree with such a statement generally, as such a situation may only be applicable with some ingenious people, such as scientists and artists.

As we all know, it is very common that ordinary people only accept the ideas or policies which meet their desires, but rarely posing challenges to them. One of the reasons that causes this situation is most people tend to be superficial in modern society. With the fast growing of internet industry, people nowadays have easier access to ideas and information. Many KOL(key opinion leaders) will offer their analysis to the heat events, and thereby attracting the attention of the public who agree with their ideas. However, this type of communication between KOL and their fans is one-way business and sometimes even discourages people from criticising their idols’ views, as ordinary people rely too much on KOL’s. Thus, it is difficult for people to both have the ability to be committed to an idea and be critical of it.

However, there’re still some people in our society who are keen to question ideas and policies, especially scientists and artists. For example, Galileo had substantiated the theory which indicated the sun was the centre of the universe. Such a theory was unacceptable by his counterparts and people in his era, but it laid a solid foundation to the development of modern astronomy. The education Galileo received must teach him to believe the earth was the centre of the universe, but after his deep investigation and calculation to this topic, he questioned that idea and proved a new theory. As to reasons why it is the scientists or artists who can both accept an idea and also challenge it, I contend that they are most likely to be gifted with a special force to discover the flaws of an idea or policy and fix it with a sense of obligation.

In sum, while most people are only able to accept an opinion without the willingness and ability to question it, a small proportion of people such as scientists and artists do advance the prosperity of our society by not merely receiving ideas, but challenging them and finding the truth.

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Discourse Markers used:
['also', 'but', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'so', 'still', 'thus', 'well', 'while', 'as to', 'for example', 'such as', 'as well as']

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

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.248259860789 0.240241500013 103% => OK
Verbs: 0.134570765661 0.157235817809 86% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0696055684455 0.0880659088768 79% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0533642691415 0.0497285424764 107% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0626450116009 0.0444667217837 141% => Less pronouns wanted. Try not to use 'you, I, they, he...' as the subject of a sentence
Prepositions: 0.102088167053 0.12292977631 83% => OK
Participles: 0.0185614849188 0.0406280797675 46% => Some participles wanted.
Conjunctions: 2.75156673922 2.79330140395 99% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0394431554524 0.030933414821 128% => OK
Particles: 0.0 0.0016655270985 0% => OK
Determiners: 0.102088167053 0.0997080785238 102% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0116009280742 0.0249443105267 47% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0162412993039 0.0148568991511 109% => OK

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2251.0 2732.02544248 82% => OK
No of words: 384.0 452.878318584 85% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.86197916667 6.0361032391 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.4267276788 4.58838876751 96% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.356770833333 0.366273622748 97% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.247395833333 0.280924506359 88% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.1796875 0.200843997647 89% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.127604166667 0.132149295362 97% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75156673922 2.79330140395 99% => OK
Unique words: 200.0 219.290929204 91% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.520833333333 0.48968727796 106% => OK
Word variations: 57.2067157934 55.4138127331 103% => OK
How many sentences: 13.0 20.6194690265 63% => OK
Sentence length: 29.5384615385 23.380412469 126% => OK
Sentence length SD: 69.8686849461 59.4972553346 117% => OK
Chars per sentence: 173.153846154 141.124799967 123% => OK
Words per sentence: 29.5384615385 23.380412469 126% => OK
Discourse Markers: 1.07692307692 0.674092028746 160% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.94800884956 81% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.21349557522 0% => OK
Readability: 54.2780448718 51.4728631049 105% => OK
Elegance: 1.47222222222 1.64882698954 89% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.487585019668 0.391690518653 124% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.132894662528 0.123202303941 108% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0651646586029 0.077325440228 84% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.60564261499 0.547984918172 111% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.160287365267 0.149214159877 107% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.225748209188 0.161403998019 140% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0831566103783 0.0892212321368 93% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.427302211995 0.385218514788 111% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.114684239918 0.0692045440612 166% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.333180453392 0.275328986314 121% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0994161001499 0.0653680567796 152% => OK

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.4325221239 77% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.30420353982 57% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88274336283 41% => OK
Positive topic words: 7.0 7.22455752212 97% => OK
Negative topic words: 3.0 3.66592920354 82% => OK
Neutral topic words: 2.0 2.70907079646 74% => OK
Total topic words: 12.0 13.5995575221 88% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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