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    Opinion is far from unanimous

    Should "Opinion is far from unanimous" be expressed as "Opinion is far from being unanimous"?
    Or both expressions are acceptable and natural in English?

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    Schopenhauer criticised Kant for changing the meaning of "noumenon". Opinion is far from unanimous.[18] Kant's writings show points of difference between noumena and things-in-themselves. For instance, he regards things-in-themselves as existing:

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    Re: Opinion is far from unanimous

    I would add "The": The opinion is far from unanimous."

    You can add "being," but since it would mean the same thing, I wouldn't.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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