|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Proposed Roads To Freedom by Bertrand Russell:
populated country, industrious cheap labor could,
with a little care, be so utilized as to enrich the existing
inhabitants; it might, for example, be confined to
certain kinds of work, by custom if not by law. But
race-hatred opens men's minds to the evils of
competition and closes them against the advantages of
co-operation; it makes them regard with horror the
somewhat unfamiliar vices of the aliens, while our
own vices are viewed with mild toleration. I cannot
but think that, if Australia were completely socialized,
there would still remain the same popular objection
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
"Well, we'll fix it all right for you. First of all I want to look
at the button in the housekeeper's room."
"I'll take you up there," said Franz.
They walked through the wide corridor, then turned into a shorter,
darker hall and went up a narrow winding stairway. Franz halted
before a door in the second story. It was the last of the three
doors in the hall." Muller took off his hat as the door opened
and murmured a "good-evening."
"There's no one there; Mrs. Bernaner's out."
"Has she gone away, too?" asked the electrician hastily.
Franz did not notice that there was a slight change in the stranger's
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
people's ears. But these great lubberly fellows resemble
mountains, not only in bulk, but in their disinclination to
Any other mortal man, except the very one whom Antaeus had now
encountered, would have been half frightened to death by the
Giant's ferocious aspect and terrible voice. But the stranger
did not seem at all disturbed. He carelessly lifted his club,
and balanced it in his hand, measuring Antaeus with his eye,
from head to foot, not as if wonder-smitten at his stature, but
as if he had seen a great many Giants before, and this was by
no means the biggest of them. In fact, if the Giant had been no