|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx:
with the total disappearance of class antagonisms.
The Communist revolution is the most radical rupture with
traditional property relations; no wonder that its development
involves the most radical rupture with traditional ideas.
But let us have done with the bourgeois objections to Communism.
We have seen above, that the first step in the revolution by the
working class, is to raise the proletariat to the position of
ruling as to win the battle of democracy.
The proletariat will use its political supremacy top wrest, by
degrees, all capital from the bourgeoisie, to centralise all
The Communist Manifesto
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells:
outside myself, to look at myself as a Case. Now I can even
see myself as a remote Case. That I needn't bother about
further. . . . So far as that goes, I think we have done all
that there is to be done."
"I shouldn't say that--quite--yet," said the doctor.
"I don't think I'm a subject for real psychoanalysis at all.
I'm not an overlaid sort of person. When I spread myself out
there is not much indication of a suppressed wish or of
anything masked or buried of that sort. What you get is a
quite open and recognized discord of two sets of motives."
The doctor considered. "Yes, I think that is true. Your
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Poor and Proud by Oliver Optic:
aspirant for the honors of the ring.
"Do you suppose I'll let him tell me I hooked them fish?"
"He didn't mean anything."
"Yes, I did," interposed Tommy. "He caught 'em on a hook; so of
course he hooked em. I hooked mine too."
"Is that what you meant?" asked Johnny, a broad grin
overspreading his dirty face, and his fists suddenly expanding
into dirty paws again.
"That's just what I meant; and your skull is as thick as a
two-inch plank, or you would have seen what I meant."