De-Extinction Analysis

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Analyzing “The Case for De-Extinction” I have thoroughly analyzed the article titled ‘The Case for De-Extinction: Why We Should Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth’ by an American writer, Stewart Brand, at your request and I suggest that this article should be published in the opinion section of the Shorthorn newspaper. The author provides abundant evidences and reasons to justify his claims, as well as to prove himself credible and also evokes sentiments in his audience. Brand, in his article, describes the unique prospect of de-extinction, which will certainly excite, entertain and edify the UTA students, and most staffs and faculty members.
Brand’s purpose of writing the article is convey to the readers the idea that we can possibly bring some
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Brand further clarifies this statement by stating how the revival of woolly mammoths in the far north could help us reduce greenhouse effect. He also mentions innovations and researches going in throughout the globe to bring de-extinction in reality through a series of examples like the ‘Multiplex Automated Genomic Engineering’ machine developed by Harvard geneticist George Church, which is able to write a lot of genes at once, [10] and the technique being developed in Roslin Institute in Scotland for revival of birds. Brand has provided clear and convincing evidences and reasons to justify his claim and I believe that the Shorthorn readers will definitely be entertained after reading this …show more content…
Brand tries to entice the readers by stating “the pure thrill of the prospect of herds of mammoths bringing tusker wisdom back to the far north, or clouds of passenger pigeons once again darkening the sun”. [8] He effectively persuades the readers to imagine how it would feel like when the woolly mammoths and the passenger pigeons would beautify the world we are living today. At the end of the article, Brand predicts children growing up in such beautiful world might have an optimistic perspective towards the relation of humans with nature. This outpouring of emotion from the writer evokes a strong appeal on anyone who reads this article. Therefore, I believe that this article will definitely entertain the UTA students when they read

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