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.
When people are deeply involved in their beliefs or advocacy, they are unyielding to objections or other voices, because they insist that they are right. Quite often they do not see the flip side of the matter, but their opponents do. Although critics may seem to be too acrimonious, or even contemptuous, they also let those stubborn people know that they are blinded by their own complacency; their ideas might not be as perfect as they thought.
Since it takes loyalty, allegiance, and commitment to advocate for a policy, a law, or a movement, the supporters are too involved in the idea to think about anything would revoke it. While they are deeply brain-washed by the idea, they have to continue to be engaged in order to convince other people to support them as well. The Communists in China will make a good example. When Chairman Mao told all his citizens that the communism had just doubled the gross economic growth of the whole nation during the Great Leap period, he fully believed that the controlled economic market had turned China into a Utopia. Why would he ever doubt himself when all he saw was the smiles on peasants’ faces and harvest everywhere? Many people are so devoted to communism and still do not see the harm the Great Leap movement had brought. Because of the single-minded people who are too involved to their advocacy, the economy of the whole nation was in negative growth for ten years.
Critics who are usually thought as finicky and acerbic play an important role in providing an opposite set of minds, allowing the overheated people to slow down and review what they have done. This is why the United States has the checks and balance system, avoiding overpowering and centralization of authority. A policy has to go through the Congress and the president before it can be enforced, no matter how right or wrong it is. President elect Donald Trump has made disrespectful and degrading comments about females, and still did not show any regret or remorse for what he said. It was not until more females came forth and revealed more of his scandal that he toned down some of his arrogance and superiority toward women. When a figure is deeply dedicated to his ideas he tends to become a zealot who is not capable of listening to others, especially those critical to him. How will he be able to criticize his own beliefs?
Indeed, there are such people who are loyal supporters of their work but never forget to look at their work from the flip side. Committing to an idea means good understanding of every aspect of it; the advocates should see the pros and cons of their ideas better than anybody else if they are well-rounded enough to accept it from both ways. Dr. Nobel was one of those types. He was well aware of the power of explosive and therefore, he developed a safer type, the dynamite. Although it was safer, he also clearly realized that how dangerous it would be and how much death it would cause if it was not used with discretion: it is a weapon after all.
Leaders, politicians, scientists, and anyone who are deeply committed to their ideas will not be able to see their deficiencies or criticize themselves. There are a few perspicacious individuals who have the more inclusive minds that can support their own ideas while being critical about it. Nonetheless, many people are not as scrupulous and they still tend to take partisanship in their ideas.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, if, look, may, nonetheless, so, still, therefore, well, while, after all, as to
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 35.0 19.5258426966 179% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 12.4196629213 97% => OK
Conjunction : 26.0 14.8657303371 175% => OK
Relative clauses : 17.0 11.3162921348 150% => OK
Pronoun: 67.0 33.0505617978 203% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 67.0 58.6224719101 114% => OK
Nominalization: 7.0 12.9106741573 54% => More nominalization wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2829.0 2235.4752809 127% => OK
No of words: 596.0 442.535393258 135% => OK
Chars per words: 4.7466442953 5.05705443957 94% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.94096258147 4.55969084622 108% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.60748997818 2.79657885939 93% => OK
Unique words: 308.0 215.323595506 143% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.51677852349 0.4932671777 105% => OK
syllable_count: 896.4 704.065955056 127% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 10.0 6.24550561798 160% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Interrogative: 5.0 0.740449438202 675% => OK
Article: 7.0 4.99550561798 140% => OK
Subordination: 9.0 3.10617977528 290% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 6.0 1.77640449438 338% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 2.0 4.38483146067 46% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 23.0359550562 100% => OK
Sentence length SD: 50.3760895664 60.3974514979 83% => OK
Chars per sentence: 113.16 118.986275619 95% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.84 23.4991977007 101% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.6 5.21951772744 69% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 10.2758426966 127% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 5.13820224719 175% => OK
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: 0.123030477911 0.243740707755 50% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0367316378154 0.0831039109588 44% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0334648187059 0.0758088955206 44% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0775971922761 0.150359130593 52% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0238107227528 0.0667264976115 36% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 12.9 14.1392134831 91% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 56.59 48.8420337079 116% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 12.1743820225 91% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.57 12.1639044944 87% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.35 8.38706741573 100% => OK
difficult_words: 135.0 100.480337079 134% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 11.8971910112 113% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 11.2143820225 100% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 62.5 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.75 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.