The Lights Are Going Out Summary

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The author starts off the passage by mentioning briefly about the situation in the United States, and how they were lacking of freedom. The author used metaphor, “the lights are going out”, for the readers can easier understanding, and builds up his argument as well. In the third paragraph, the author questions, “Has any benefit or progress ever been achieved by the human race by submission to organized and calculated violence?” By answering this question and giving examples of Western peoples in Christian era, the author builds up his argument, how Unites States and Britain come together. The author starts to mention about the situations in German and sufferings of people caused by the Nazis. He used strong words like victims and dictators

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