|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Royalty Restored/London Under Charles II by J. Fitzgerald Molloy:
that great fires should be kindled in certain districts, by way
of purifying the air, Accordingly, two hundred chaldrons of coal,
at four pounds a chaldron, were devoted to this purpose. At
first the fires were with great difficulty made to burn, through
the scarcity, it was believed, of oxygen in the atmosphere; but
once kindled, they continued blazing for three days and three
nights, when a heavy downpour of rain falling they were
extinguished. The following night death carried off four
thousand souls, and the experiment of these cleansing fires was
discontinued. All through this month fear and tribulation
continued; the death rate, from the 5th of September to the 3rd
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Anthem by Ayn Rand:
throw away our candles and our torches.
Let us flood our cities with light.
Let us bring a new light to men!"
But they looked upon us, and suddenly
we were afraid. For their eyes were still,
and small, and evil.
"Our brothers!" we cried. "Have you
nothing to say to us?"
Then Collective 0-0009 moved forward.
They moved to the table and the others followed.
"Yes," spoke Collective 0-0009,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Democracy In America, Volume 1 by Alexis de Toqueville:
are to work in a dark and subordinate sphere, and only to judge
the acts in which they have themselves cooperated by their
results.: These, however, are not conditions on which the
alliance of the human will is to be obtained; its carriage must
be free and its actions responsible, or (such is the constitution
of man) the citizen had rather remain a passive spectator than a
dependent actor in schemes with which he is unacquainted.
[Footnote s: China appears to me to present the most perfect
instance of that species of well-being which a completely central
administration may furnish to the nations among which it exists.
Travellers assure us that the Chinese have peace without