|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
moral culpability of criminals, and partly on an illusion as to
their general amendment, and almost entirely reduced, in
consequence, to imprisonment and the cell system, has absolutely
failed to protect society against crime.
Holtzendorff, one of the best known of the classical school,
frankly confessed that ``the prison systems have made shipwreck.''
So also in Italy we have had disquisitions ``on the futility of
repression,'' and in Germany it has been held that ``existing
criminal law is powerless against crime.'' Thus the necessity of
taking steps to counteract this failure is forced upon us more and
more every day. We must proceed either by way of legislative
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott:
resentment against England, or any of the numerous causes which
inflamed men's passions at the time, rendered apt to join in
perilous enterprise. The men of rank and substance were not many
in number; for almost all the large proprietors stood aloof, and
most of the smaller gentry and yeomanry were of the Presbyterian
persuasion, and therefore, however displeased with the Union,
unwilling to engage in a Jacobite conspiracy. But there were
some gentlemen of property, who, either from early principle,
from religious motives, or sharing the ambitious views of
Ellieslaw, had given countenance to his scheme; and there were,
also, some fiery young men, like Mareschal, desirous of
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King James Bible:
certainly that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, then
would not I tell it thee?
SA1 20:10 Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if
thy father answer thee roughly?
SA1 20:11 And Jonathan said unto David, Come, and let us go out into
the field. And they went out both of them into the field.
SA1 20:12 And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD God of Israel, when I
have sounded my father about to morrow any time, or the third day, and,
behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee,
and shew it thee;
SA1 20:13 The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: but if it please my
King James Bible