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Edward O. Wilson, the author for both articles, which show the redundancies for the argument of environmentalists. He uses satire to point out that either side of the argument can come up with different arguments to satirize the issue and show the unproductivity of having anargument about such things. The point of the passages is to show the different sides of the issueconsisting the environment and to prove that an argument as such has no definite right side.Wilson starts the first passage clarifying who these environmentalists are. He signifies that they go by many names and these aren’t to flatter the group itself, but to portray the true goals of the group. They appear to want to save and conserve the environment, but they use this environmental concept as a front. He writes in the first passage, “Depending on how angry we are, we call them greens, enviros, environmental extremists, or environmental wackos. Mark

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