We can learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own.
The statement contends that we tend to learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own. I agree insofar as it comes inherited in human's nature, that we have a predilaction for people with similar views and a tendency to neglect people sharing the contradictory views. However, sometimes, we could learn more from people having opposite views as this gives a new direction to our thought process. Learning is a continous process, also it has a very vast scope.
Firstly, it is necessary for ourselves to understand, what kind of knowledge we are hungry for, what we want to gain in our life, and from which person could it understand the best. He/She could be any of our friends, family, or someday some unknown. Also, they can belong to any age group, or profession from the vast feilds of life. For example, if we want to learn cooking, one's own mother would be an ideal person to teach. If we are looking for some money related topics, father may be the best one to teach. But, if we want to learn some art related thing, we need to go to professional classes for the same.
Additionally, we tend to incline towards people who share similiar views, we learn more from them. The primary reason behind the same is that we listen and consider their lessons ideally. It is not always necessary that they teach us the correct thing, or if they are the one who could teach in the best possible way. For example, if we want to learn a topic we weren't able to cope up with during class lectures, the first person one would turn towards will be one's closest friend, of course, that's natural bias beacuse he/she is a close friend for a reason, and one would share similar thoughts with them, in most cases. But, at the same time, someone would have taught that in a better way.
Conversely, it is not always necessary that we learn from someone sharing similar views. Learning is a very vast area, we could have want to learn something that's very different from what we used to do till now. Also, sometimes opposites attract, and we may tend to learn more from the contradictory views, as it is something we never though of, or used to oppose till now.
To sum up, we could learn from any person in this world, be it from the one sharing similar views, or the contradicting views. We must have a mind which wants to learn every possible thing. At the end, it all depends on what our mind wants to cope up with.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Message: This verb is used with infinitive: 'to cook'.
Suggestion: to cook
... life. For example, if we want to learn cooking, ones own mother would be an ideal pers...
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...example, if we want to learn a topic we werent able to cope up with during class lectu...
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Message: A determiner is probably missing here: 'ones the closest'.
Suggestion: ones the closest
...t person one would turn towards will be ones closest friend, of course, thats natural bias b...
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Message: Possible spelling mistake found
...will be ones closest friend, of course, thats natural bias beacuse he/she is a close ...
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Message: Possible spelling mistake found
..., we could have want to learn something thats very different from what we used to do ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, conversely, first, firstly, however, if, look, may, so, for example, kind of, of course, in most cases, to sum up
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 19.5258426966 82% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 16.0 12.4196629213 129% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 14.8657303371 67% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 11.3162921348 106% => OK
Pronoun: 57.0 33.0505617978 172% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 59.0 58.6224719101 101% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 12.9106741573 23% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2024.0 2235.4752809 91% => OK
No of words: 448.0 442.535393258 101% => OK
Chars per words: 4.51785714286 5.05705443957 89% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.60065326758 4.55969084622 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.32005453842 2.79657885939 83% => OK
Unique words: 205.0 215.323595506 95% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.457589285714 0.4932671777 93% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 615.6 704.065955056 87% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.59117977528 88% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 15.0 6.24550561798 240% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 8.0 1.77640449438 450% => 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: 21.0 23.0359550562 91% => OK
Sentence length SD: 54.9584877353 60.3974514979 91% => OK
Chars per sentence: 96.380952381 118.986275619 81% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.3333333333 23.4991977007 91% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.90476190476 5.21951772744 113% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 7.80617977528 64% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 10.2758426966 127% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.13820224719 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.83258426966 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.482065975411 0.243740707755 198% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.162913141029 0.0831039109588 196% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.186294848366 0.0758088955206 246% => The coherence between sentences is low.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.301481294646 0.150359130593 201% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.193004794862 0.0667264976115 289% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.
automated_readability_index: 10.5 14.1392134831 74% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 67.08 48.8420337079 137% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 12.1743820225 75% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 8.94 12.1639044944 73% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 6.83 8.38706741573 81% => OK
difficult_words: 61.0 100.480337079 61% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.8971910112 92% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.4 11.2143820225 93% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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