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 only partly agree with such a statement generally, as such a situation can only apply to some ingenious people, such as scientists and artists.
As we all know, ordinary people only accept the ideas or policies which meet their expectation, but rarely posing challenges to them. One of the reasons 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 regarding 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 the public might become too indolent to be critical of KOLs’ ideas. Thus, ordinary people’s commitment to ideas or policies doesn’t mean they will have the willingness to criticise the ideas or policies.
Moreover, politicians are also less possible to question their own policies for the sake of the interest of their parties. For example, tax policy is often criticised by the public, while politicians don’t have the incentive to lower the tax, instead, they are more likely to raise tax rates if there’s a serious financial deficits. They rarely point out defects of their policies, as such flaws may result negative impression with their people. Thus, being critical with the policies made by politicians is very difficult.
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 refused by his counterparts and people in that era, even though it laid a solid foundation to the development of modern astronomy. The education Galileo received must teach him to believe the geocentric theory, but after his deep investigation and calculation to this issue, he questioned that idea and proved the heliocentric theory. As to reasons why scientists or artists can both accept an idea and also challenge it, I contend that they have the intrinsic desire to pursue the truth no matter how eloquent an idea might seem to be. Thanks to the existence of scientists, people still can be objective to the ideas or policies even if they have previously agreed with such things.
In sum, while most people only accept an opinion without the willingness and ability to question it and politicians’ reluctance to correct the policies they make, 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 pursuing the truth.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 334, Rule ID: A_PLURAL
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'deficit'?
...tes if there's a serious financial deficits. They rarely point out defects of their...
Discourse Markers used:
['also', 'but', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'moreover', 'regarding', '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: 0.254174397032 0.240241500013 106% => OK
Verbs: 0.133580705009 0.157235817809 85% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0705009276438 0.0880659088768 80% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0612244897959 0.0497285424764 123% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0538033395176 0.0444667217837 121% => OK
Prepositions: 0.0909090909091 0.12292977631 74% => OK
Participles: 0.0204081632653 0.0406280797675 50% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.83146910477 2.79330140395 101% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0408163265306 0.030933414821 132% => OK
Particles: 0.00185528756957 0.0016655270985 111% => OK
Determiners: 0.0946196660482 0.0997080785238 95% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0185528756957 0.0249443105267 74% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0111317254174 0.0148568991511 75% => OK
Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2876.0 2732.02544248 105% => OK
No of words: 468.0 452.878318584 103% => OK
Chars per words: 6.1452991453 6.0361032391 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.65116196802 4.58838876751 101% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.382478632479 0.366273622748 104% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.282051282051 0.280924506359 100% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.215811965812 0.200843997647 107% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.143162393162 0.132149295362 108% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.83146910477 2.79330140395 101% => OK
Unique words: 246.0 219.290929204 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.525641025641 0.48968727796 107% => OK
Word variations: 61.8033995865 55.4138127331 112% => OK
How many sentences: 19.0 20.6194690265 92% => OK
Sentence length: 24.6315789474 23.380412469 105% => OK
Sentence length SD: 59.4877952519 59.4972553346 100% => OK
Chars per sentence: 151.368421053 141.124799967 107% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.6315789474 23.380412469 105% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.842105263158 0.674092028746 125% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.21349557522 19% => OK
Readability: 52.8367071525 51.4728631049 103% => OK
Elegance: 1.47014925373 1.64882698954 89% => OK
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.477869937143 0.391690518653 122% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.115194889693 0.123202303941 94% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0623438657694 0.077325440228 81% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.571643415819 0.547984918172 104% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.140932042091 0.149214159877 94% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.201310715683 0.161403998019 125% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0725773389337 0.0892212321368 81% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.366668262901 0.385218514788 95% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.115620428421 0.0692045440612 167% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.312081393048 0.275328986314 113% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0769181733165 0.0653680567796 118% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 11.0 10.4325221239 105% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.30420353982 113% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88274336283 41% => OK
Positive topic words: 9.0 7.22455752212 125% => OK
Negative topic words: 5.0 3.66592920354 136% => OK
Neutral topic words: 1.0 2.70907079646 37% => OK
Total topic words: 15.0 13.5995575221 110% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 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.