He uses ethos to lure his audience by letting them know that they are not alone, but united. Halfway through the music video as the chorus plays, the two characters (the female and the male) begin to walk towards each other for the purpose to show they are united, again not alone. This again pertains to ethos by enabling the one who is drowning in their thoughts to trust another person for help.
As a closing remark, Green Day productively used many rhetorical strategies in order to appeal to anyone who struggles with depressive thoughts. They not only used pathos, logos and ethos throughout the lyrics of their song, but they also incorporated them into their music video. As a result, it effectively persuades Green Day’s fans into knowing that they are not alone, but supported as