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.

Decisions are made every single day. Since people are constantly influenced by both emotion subjectively and logic objectively. There is a heated debate over whether a decision made based on emotion rather than logic is an improper one. In my point of view, emotion can be as vital and effective as logic as long as it is wielded wisely.

To begin with, we are taught to make decisions under careful consideration since we are children. Otherwise, the decision will be a regretful one. Through thinking logically, we can tell the pros and cons of a decision and then choose one that its merits outweigh its drawbacks. Thus, it is understandable why parents and teachers encourage us to think more before deciding impulsively. On the contrary, we can see the negative ramification of making decision on emotion. Looking back on the history, some leaders waged war because they felt angry toward the enemy, but the result turned out to be that people of the nation suffered from lack of foods and resources. Likewise, some leaders asked their people to build an opulent palace for his or her personal desire and thus lead to stagnation of the country’s improvement.

However, the statement tends to overlook that emotion, if managed properly, is an effective tool to persuade or even make a change on others. In the past, many successful leaders perfectly demonstrate that leading through emotion can be positive. For example, Martin Luther king successfully made human rights equal and made a fundamental change to American society. Obviously, he started the protest not based on logical planning, but an emotion to try to fight against the injustice. In fact, it was his strong determination and motivated ideals that galvanize the public to stand with him.

Furthermore, inventions and innovations often developed based on inspiring emotion first rather than a logic theory. For instance, Wright bothers got inspired by birds and dreamed of flying like them. Admittedly, without basic and logical technological knowledge, they would not make a plane. Still, the thought of flying is generally considered as the major cause for them to make flying as a bird comes true because they did not even know if the mechanical logic is feasible in a flying machine.

In the final analysis, emotion and logic walk hand-in-hand in shaping a good decision. Depending on either one of them is one-sided and will not draw the biggest benefit from every circumstance.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, furthermore, however, if, likewise, look, so, still, then, thus, for example, for instance, in fact, on the contrary, to begin with

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 17.0 19.5258426966 87% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 12.4196629213 56% => OK
Conjunction : 18.0 14.8657303371 121% => OK
Relative clauses : 5.0 11.3162921348 44% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 28.0 33.0505617978 85% => OK
Preposition: 56.0 58.6224719101 96% => OK
Nominalization: 17.0 12.9106741573 132% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2064.0 2235.4752809 92% => OK
No of words: 405.0 442.535393258 92% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.0962962963 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.48604634366 4.55969084622 98% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.81263073161 2.79657885939 101% => OK
Unique words: 239.0 215.323595506 111% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.59012345679 0.4932671777 120% => OK
syllable_count: 662.4 704.065955056 94% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 6.24550561798 112% => OK
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.77640449438 113% => OK
Preposition: 9.0 4.38483146067 205% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 20.2370786517 109% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 23.0359550562 78% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 38.3034048936 60.3974514979 63% => OK
Chars per sentence: 93.8181818182 118.986275619 79% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.4090909091 23.4991977007 78% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.5 5.21951772744 125% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.277186578236 0.243740707755 114% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0787481298288 0.0831039109588 95% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0674678690121 0.0758088955206 89% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.13798937656 0.150359130593 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0861585017048 0.0667264976115 129% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.8 14.1392134831 83% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 48.8420337079 109% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 12.1743820225 85% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.3 12.1639044944 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.97 8.38706741573 107% => OK
difficult_words: 114.0 100.480337079 113% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 11.8971910112 55% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 9.2 11.2143820225 82% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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