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First, you have to understand that light bulbs don't actually EMIT light, they just suck in darkness. The larger the bulb wattage, the greater its capacity to suck up darkness. When its capacity is exhausted, it burns out, and you can see the darkness trapped inside the bulb.
Insects, strangely enough, have a large amount of light INSIDE them. This is most noticeable in the cases of glowworms and fireflies, which are uniquely adapted for using their internal light, but all of these little critters rest during the day, storing light, and then use the light for fuel at night in an odd variation on photosynthesis.
Darksuckers (i.e. light bulbs) exert their pull on the internal lights of these insects, sucking them inexorably towards the light.
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