People who make decisions based on emotion and justify those decisions with logic afterwards are poor decision makers.

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People who make decisions based on emotion and justify those decisions with logic afterwards are poor decision makers.

Often when faced with a tough decision, logic plays a key role in foreshadowing outcomes and considering every scenario. However, emotion is usually what of the driving factors when we actually do make a decision. How does our choice affect us and those around us? To make any wholehearted choice means emotion may be at the forefront of the decisionmaking process and logic remains as its support.

Consider making a decision as tough as abortion. This topic has been argued logically among many parties--politically and socially--and still remains a tough decision to make when faced with it. Logically, aborting a child may be reasonable if it would be raised in a single-parent household or if it's known to have a genetic defect that appeared in a genetic test. But emotionally, mothers make the decision based on values--those that are rooted in their beliefs and feelings on the issue. If a mother feels incapable of taking care of her child on her own, she may choose to abort. If a mother notices that the child will grow up with a debilitating disorder, she may choose to abort. These gut reactions, these emotions, drive the decision.

In addition, considering the logic behind these decisions shows that there is a "rhyme or reason" behind these feelings. Logic has a significant part in decisionmaking as it can take those emotions and values and explain how the decision makes sense. In the abortion example, if a mother cannot raise a child on her own, she might consider the finances revolving around raising a child, finding a work-life balance as a single parent, or laying out a plan for her how this child fits into her goals in life. For the mother noticing her child may be born with a genetic disorder, she might be thinking about the finances as well to pay for medication or therapy, how the child will thrive in society, and how her work-life balance may shift to give even more care to the child. These reasons are foundational to that emotional gut decision.

Though emotion can drive one to make a decision, logic clearly is vital to the whole decisionmaking process. Some people may decide to "logic" their way through a decision or problem. It's not bad to seriously consider every outcome and understand all the consequences that stem from a decision. But at the same time, overanalyzing a situation or choice may prove to be a worse way to decide on something. Instances, where one is stuck on a choice or can't decide, is often where someone steps in to say "just go with your gut."

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 9, column 79, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'an' instead of 'a' if the following word starts with a vowel sound, e.g. 'an article', 'an hour'
Suggestion: an
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Line 13, column 461, Rule ID: CANT[1]
Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...nces, where one is stuck on a choice or cant decide, is often where someone steps in...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
actually, but, however, if, may, so, still, well, as to, in addition

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 14.0 19.5258426966 72% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 16.0 12.4196629213 129% => OK
Conjunction : 19.0 14.8657303371 128% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 11.3162921348 97% => OK
Pronoun: 40.0 33.0505617978 121% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 56.0 58.6224719101 96% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 12.9106741573 77% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2123.0 2235.4752809 95% => OK
No of words: 436.0 442.535393258 99% => OK
Chars per words: 4.86926605505 5.05705443957 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.56953094068 4.55969084622 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.96001589378 2.79657885939 106% => OK
Unique words: 220.0 215.323595506 102% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.504587155963 0.4932671777 102% => OK
syllable_count: 681.3 704.065955056 97% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 10.0 6.24550561798 160% => OK
Article: 0.0 4.99550561798 0% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.10617977528 129% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.77640449438 225% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 21.0 20.2370786517 104% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 23.0359550562 87% => OK
Sentence length SD: 55.6853404664 60.3974514979 92% => OK
Chars per sentence: 101.095238095 118.986275619 85% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.7619047619 23.4991977007 88% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.2380952381 5.21951772744 62% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 5.13820224719 136% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 4.83258426966 124% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.215895609678 0.243740707755 89% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0805129353433 0.0831039109588 97% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0884184573508 0.0758088955206 117% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.138550899124 0.150359130593 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0351413760978 0.0667264976115 53% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.9 14.1392134831 84% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 51.18 48.8420337079 105% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 12.1743820225 91% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.97 12.1639044944 90% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.14 8.38706741573 97% => OK
difficult_words: 97.0 100.480337079 97% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.0 11.8971910112 59% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 10.0 11.2143820225 89% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Better to have 5/6 paragraphs with 3/4 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: reason 4. address both of the views presented for reason 4 (optional)
para 6: conclusion.


Rates: 54.17 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.25 Out of 6
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