We learn through direct experience to accept a theory without experiencing it is to learn nothing at all 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

Essay topics:

"We learn through direct experience; to accept a theory without experiencing it is to learn nothing at all."
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.

"We learn through direct experience; to accept a theory without experiencing it is to learn nothing at all."
As human beings, all of us have a penchant towards believing everything catchy without proper judgement and understanding. Accepting any theory without proper experience and understanding seems vague. With a sensible aptitude and deep thinking, I personally believe that it is never possible to accept and validate a premise without experiencing its core domain. Be it Science or culinary skills it is of utter importance to encounter the respective situations before starting get fallacious.
Starting with an example in the ground of the devastating pandemic of Sars-CoV-2, I have personally heard people believe random theories and explanations regarding COVID-19 that have apparently been shared on social media with no cogent meaning. Some people happen to say that smoking can plummet the chances of a person getting susceptible to the fatal disease. Whereas, researchers spending hours, days and months in the laboratories, after tiresome and laborious experiments discovered that smoking, very contrary to the belief of some people, escalates the chance of people getting prone to be a victim of the deadly virus. This conclusion was based on their experience while working with humanized mouse when they noticed that the tar present in smoke is leading to an increase in number of ACE-2 receptors in the lungs which is making it easier for the spikes of the virus to get attached to these receptors, henceforth leading to detrimental situations.
Moving on to the example of culinary science, there are a lot of novice people who feel that cooking is nothing but a piece of cake. Specially, the patriarchial society that we live in never misses a chance to humiliate women who cook as they believe it does not take any labour or skill to carry out the task. One who hasn’t prepared a cake would never know the exact ratio of flour to sugar or the whisking tricks that are required to make a fluffy scrumptious cake. Often, at restaurants, we lose our cool at times when we find that our ordered food is not top-notch. We believe that it is not at all hard for the chef to cook for so many people at the same time. Since I have developed a passion for cooking lately and have cooked for about ten people in a birthday party, I know how hard it is to prepare different demands of people within time, maintaining the hygiene and quality of food.
In a nutshell, it is really convenient for people to believe in certain notions and theories without being a part of it. In a world where starting from the theoretical view of the particulate nature of light to creating a dessert using millets, oats and dry fruits requires hands-on experience and failures before arriving to a successful inference, it is never plausible to learn properly if only the theory is taken into consideration without the experiments preceding it.

Votes
Average: 5.2 (2 votes)
Essay Categories
Essays by the user:

Comments

Transition Words or Phrases used:
apparently, but, hence, if, really, regarding, so, whereas, while

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 19.0 19.5258426966 97% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 2.0 12.4196629213 16% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 14.8657303371 108% => OK
Relative clauses : 17.0 11.3162921348 150% => OK
Pronoun: 40.0 33.0505617978 121% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 82.0 58.6224719101 140% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 12.9106741573 77% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2462.0 2235.4752809 110% => OK
No of words: 494.0 442.535393258 112% => OK
Chars per words: 4.98380566802 5.05705443957 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.71445763274 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.82102578809 2.79657885939 101% => OK
Unique words: 277.0 215.323595506 129% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.560728744939 0.4932671777 114% => OK
syllable_count: 779.4 704.065955056 111% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 6.24550561798 144% => OK
Article: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 3.10617977528 97% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.38483146067 160% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 20.2370786517 79% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 30.0 23.0359550562 130% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 82.0771121796 60.3974514979 136% => OK
Chars per sentence: 153.875 118.986275619 129% => OK
Words per sentence: 30.875 23.4991977007 131% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.0625 5.21951772744 78% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 5.13820224719 97% => 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: 0.227643158812 0.243740707755 93% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0708138802477 0.0831039109588 85% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0692663535032 0.0758088955206 91% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.154971831702 0.150359130593 103% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.108716713484 0.0667264976115 163% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 17.5 14.1392134831 124% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 41.03 48.8420337079 84% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 15.0 12.1743820225 123% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.2 12.1639044944 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.34 8.38706741573 111% => OK
difficult_words: 132.0 100.480337079 131% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 14.0 11.2143820225 125% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

---------------------

Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 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.