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.
People are raised by the society with certain set of beliefs, opinions and viewpoints. The occurrence of two people sharing the same views is minimal if these two people are from a different society. Some people purport that the diversity of opinions on certain matters help us evolve as a healthy society. In my opinion, I mostly agree with the claim in the prompt and argue that the enhancement of an individual’s skills occurs mostly by discussion with people of contradictory views.
To begin, people improve their skills in a certain field by taking constructive criticism from a person who has opposing viewpoints. For instance, a student preparing for GRE AWA tasks will be able to improve his or her skills if feedback from a competent tutor is taken into the account during practice. Whereas, if such a student does not pay heed to the feedback from the tutor due to the tutor’s apparently opposing strategy to write an essay, then the student will most likely not develop the skills to perfect his or her essay. It is also possible that such a student will develop reinforced habits that may put his or her score in jeopardy. Thus, criticism from a person holding opposing viewpoints is necessary in order to build required skills in any field of study.
Next, new ideas arise when a person having contradictory opinions is involved in a team working towards a certain goal. The opposing opinions from a team member sparks new ideas that lead a goal of a team to be attained successfully. This is one of the primary reasons that a company hires newly graduated students after careful interviews. The new recruits join the company with a fresh perspective to suggest solutions for any apparent issues the company might be facing.
In contrast to the discussion above, some may argue that a contradictory opinion may slow down the progress of a team working towards a goal. While this may be true, one of the many skills required for a team to be effective is dealing with conflicting opinions. Studies have shown that, as mentioned above, conflicts in a team help the goal to be attained with greater success. Nonetheless, some people are dogmatic and are not willing to deal constructively with opposing opinions. In such cases, the problem is not that opposing opinions are jeopardizing the team’s goal, rather the criticism is not being handled cooperatively. Thus, people with both viewpoints need to be broad minded and ready to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of a certain opinion to take further decisions and truly achieve success.
In conclusion, people are able to learn new skills, develop innovative approach towards a certain problem in a company or society if people with contradictory opinions are given a chance to share their viewpoints. True success can be attained after constructive dealing with criticism.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, apparently, if, may, nonetheless, so, then, thus, whereas, while, for instance, in conclusion, in contrast, in contrast to, in my opinion
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 25.0 19.5258426966 128% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.4196629213 81% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 14.8657303371 67% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 11.3162921348 97% => OK
Pronoun: 24.0 33.0505617978 73% => OK
Preposition: 68.0 58.6224719101 116% => 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: 2378.0 2235.4752809 106% => OK
No of words: 477.0 442.535393258 108% => OK
Chars per words: 4.98532494759 5.05705443957 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.67336384929 4.55969084622 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.81072896905 2.79657885939 101% => OK
Unique words: 223.0 215.323595506 104% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.46750524109 0.4932671777 95% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 736.2 704.065955056 105% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 6.24550561798 48% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 3.10617977528 97% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 21.0 20.2370786517 104% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 39.4312168425 60.3974514979 65% => OK
Chars per sentence: 113.238095238 118.986275619 95% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.7142857143 23.4991977007 97% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.80952380952 5.21951772744 130% => 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 : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.83258426966 21% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.144338619063 0.243740707755 59% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0498133443803 0.0831039109588 60% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0414365014186 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0917974735081 0.150359130593 61% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0458973482533 0.0667264976115 69% => OK
automated_readability_index: 13.4 14.1392134831 95% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 57.61 48.8420337079 118% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 12.1743820225 88% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.96 12.1639044944 98% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.0 8.38706741573 95% => OK
difficult_words: 99.0 100.480337079 99% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.8971910112 92% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => 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 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.