Some people think that success is the best measure for intelligence while others think that intelligence can be measured in other ways What is your opinion

Essay topics:

Some people think that success is the best measure for intelligence, while others think that intelligence can be measured in other ways.

What is your opinion?

Since the beginning of the 21st century, many people have tried to define the methods which could be used to measure the intelligence. Some people believe that the intelligence is measured by success, while others argue that there are different methods to measure the intelligence, such as, passing the IQ test. This essay will discuss the different ways which could be used to measure the intelligence rather than the human success.

The human intelligence could be measured by using different methods rather than the human success. It could be measured by the human wisdom, some people are wisdom but they are not intelligent. Recent research, which was conducted in the Washington University, has shown that 65% of intelligence people are wisdom, and it shows only 20% only are success. Therefore, it seems clear that the human success does not represent an accurate evidence of intelligence.

On the other hand, some people agree with the idea which states that the intelligence is measured by the success. They are saying that all success people are intelligent. For example, the founder of the Samsung company. These people are unaware of the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who have not succeed, for example Leonardo Ahmed. Thus, intelligence could not be measured through success.

In conclusion, this essay discussed the how the success does not a good reflector to the intelligence, and there are different ways to measure the intelligence rather than the success. In my opinion, there are different parameters which contribute to the human intelligence, and the success is only one of these factors.

Average: 7.6 (15 votes)
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Message: Possible agreement error -- use past participle here: 'succeeded'.
Suggestion: succeeded
... lot of intelligent people who have not succeed, for example Leonardo Ahmed. Thus, inte...
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Message: Did you mean 'how'?
Suggestion: how
... In conclusion, this essay discussed the how the success does not a good reflector t...

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, if, so, therefore, thus, while, for example, in conclusion, such as, in my opinion, on the other hand

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 10.5418719212 190% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 6.10837438424 98% => OK
Conjunction : 4.0 8.36945812808 48% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 13.0 5.94088669951 219% => Less relative clauses wanted (maybe 'which' is over used).
Pronoun: 17.0 20.9802955665 81% => OK
Preposition: 25.0 31.9359605911 78% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 5.75862068966 226% => Less nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1371.0 1207.87684729 114% => OK
No of words: 265.0 242.827586207 109% => OK
Chars per words: 5.17358490566 5.00649968141 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.03470204552 3.92707691288 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.79327881716 2.71678728327 103% => OK
Unique words: 117.0 139.433497537 84% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.441509433962 0.580463131201 76% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 433.8 379.143842365 114% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.57093596059 102% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 4.6157635468 130% => OK
Article: 2.0 1.56157635468 128% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.71428571429 117% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 0.931034482759 322% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 4.0 3.65517241379 109% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 14.0 12.6551724138 111% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 20.5024630542 88% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.1165590556 50.4703680194 81% => OK
Chars per sentence: 97.9285714286 104.977214359 93% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.9285714286 20.9669160288 90% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.57142857143 7.25397266985 104% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.12807881773 97% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 5.33497536946 37% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 12.0 6.9802955665 172% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 1.0 2.75862068966 36% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 2.91625615764 34% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.369274396261 0.242375264174 152% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.153600652859 0.0925447433944 166% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0882695692173 0.071462118173 124% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.254972656275 0.151781067708 168% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0727495463434 0.0609392437508 119% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.4 12.6369458128 98% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 53.1260098522 100% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.54236453202 135% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 10.9458128079 94% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.71 11.5310837438 110% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.27 8.32886699507 87% => OK
difficult_words: 46.0 55.0591133005 84% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 9.94827586207 111% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.3980295567 88% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 10.5123152709 124% => OK
What are above readability scores?


Rates: 65.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 58.5 Out of 90
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Like the definitions of intelligence, the measurement of intelligence is causing controversy and disagreement. A group of people argue that the intellectual capacity of an individual is best measured by his level of success, whereas opponents claim that there are other better ways to evaluate intelligence. The way I see it is that success itself is a subjective term which cannot be quantified, and therefore it is not the best way to determine a man’s intellect. Intelligence would be assessed more reliably and adequately using a combined set of methods.

Everyone has their own definition of success, and even the same person define success differently during different stages in his or her life. Success is attributable to various factors such as dedication, energy, time and connection. Although in the majority of cases, it can be said that a successful person is certainly smart, intelligence does not solely responsible for success. For instance, there are many gifted musicians out there but not all of them made it to the hall of fame as they did not make enough effort to build relationships in the industry or their taste in music is not matched with the crowd. So it is not persuasive to compare a well-known musician with his/her less famous counterpart to assess their musical ability.

There are multiple types of intelligence, and it is incomplete to judge someone’s talents by one of two factors alone. Skills which are related to emotions and senses such as interpersonal, naturalist and intrapersonal skills are difficult or even impossible to measure. For example, a person can be gifted at maths and also an excellent piano player but does not choose to pursue a career as a pianist. Therefore, it is irrelevant to evaluate his piano skills by his success in the field.

In conclusion, even though success can be an indicator of intelligence, neither success nor any single factor is tailored to measure all sets of skills. The type of intelligence and personal circumstances should be taken into account when deciding proper measurements.