|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Anthem by Ayn Rand:
listen well to the history of all the
Councils elected since the Great Rebirth.
But we loved the Science of Things. We wished
to know. We wished to know about all the
things which make the earth around us.
We asked so many questions that
the Teachers forbade it.
We think that there are mysteries in the
sky and under the water and in the plants
which grow. But the Council of Scholars
has said that there are no mysteries,
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:
"Lest they should accuse me, too?" To this Morgan made no answer,
and his companion, looking down at him - the boy turned away his
eyes, which had filled - saw what he couldn't have trusted himself
to utter. "You're right. Don't worry them," Pemberton pursued.
"Except for that, they ARE charming people."
"Except for THEIR lying and THEIR cheating?"
"I say - I say!" cried Pemberton, imitating a little tone of the
lad's which was itself an imitation.
"We must be frank, at the last; we MUST come to an understanding,"
said Morgan with the importance of the small boy who lets himself
think he is arranging great affairs - almost playing at shipwreck