Response To Paul Bogard's Let There Be Dark

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On December 21, 2012, Los Angeles Times published “Let There Be Dark” adapted from Paul Bogard. In this article, Paul persuades his audience that darkness should be preserved by using evidence, reasoning and persuasive elements. Paul uses the natural environment as evidence to persuade his readers that darkness should be preserved. For example, Bogard states in paragraph 4 “The rest of the world depends on darkness as well, including nocturnal and crepuscular species of birds, insects, mammals, fish and reptiles.” This is convincing evidence because he explains the importance of darkness in the everyday lives of many different species in the world and the absence of this darkness would lead to an unstable ecosystem. In paragraph 2 Paul also
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