We can learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own 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

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We can learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own.

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.

Learning is a continuous process and the one which improves the personality of an individual. You learn from people in and around you. The prompt says that we learn more from people who conform with our views than those who contradict. In my opinion, I disagree with the statement for two reasons.

To begin with, people learn from the mistakes they have committed and one needs to be made aware of their mistakes to rectify and improve upon. For instance, World famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar never received a "well played!" compliment from his coach. He was continuously pointed at his mistakes, asked to rectify them, and that automatically improved his game over the years. Had he not been contradicted of his mistakes or technique, he wouldn't have reached the cricketing heights. The above example illustrates that no one is born perfect, everyone learns from their mistakes and these can be pointed out by those whose views don't conform.

Further, having contradictory views stimulates our brain to think in different horizons. For instance, imagine a student painting a scenery of nature. The painting depicts the nature in it's best manner. The student turns around to look at another painting where abstract art has been done. Though the student did her best to paint the nature from her observations, looking at different paintings which contradicted her views stimulated her to think in a completely different aspect which no one would've thought of. Maybe a fusion of nature and abstract art. One can notice from the example that, by viewing different views of people, our brain gets stimulated to think in a novel way.

One can argue that contradicting views may affect the confidence of an individual and rather limit his learning than to improve it. Looking at the broad dimension of the prompt, one cannot narrow it down to a plausible conclusion. Every individual is different and what motivates a person in learning, what brings the best out of him, whether its conformity or contradiction is solely dependent on the individual.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
if, look, may, so, well, for instance, in my opinion, to begin with

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 9.0 19.5258426966 46% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 5.0 12.4196629213 40% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 14.8657303371 74% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 11.3162921348 106% => OK
Pronoun: 37.0 33.0505617978 112% => OK
Preposition: 52.0 58.6224719101 89% => OK
Nominalization: 6.0 12.9106741573 46% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1731.0 2235.4752809 77% => OK
No of words: 339.0 442.535393258 77% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.10619469027 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.29091512845 4.55969084622 94% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.80207419752 2.79657885939 100% => OK
Unique words: 188.0 215.323595506 87% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.554572271386 0.4932671777 112% => OK
syllable_count: 524.7 704.065955056 75% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 6.24550561798 80% => OK
Article: 4.0 4.99550561798 80% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.10617977528 32% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.38483146067 68% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 20.2370786517 94% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 46.94483118 60.3974514979 78% => OK
Chars per sentence: 91.1052631579 118.986275619 77% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.8421052632 23.4991977007 76% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.52631578947 5.21951772744 68% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.83258426966 145% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.277967280448 0.243740707755 114% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0850002385611 0.0831039109588 102% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0994862895716 0.0758088955206 131% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.183399255254 0.150359130593 122% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.145093792625 0.0667264976115 217% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.6 14.1392134831 82% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 62.68 48.8420337079 128% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.7 12.1743820225 71% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.06 12.1639044944 99% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.21 8.38706741573 98% => OK
difficult_words: 80.0 100.480337079 80% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 11.8971910112 55% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => 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: 58.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.5 Out of 6
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