|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"Let us find the Lake of the Skeezers," replied Ozma.
"From what that dreadful Su-dic said I imagine the
Skeezers are good people and worthy of our friendship,
and if we go to them we may help them to defeat the
"I s'pose we can't stop the war now," remarked
Dorothy reflectively, as they walked toward the row of
"No; the Su-dic is determined to fight the Skeezers,
so all we can do is to warn them of their danger and
Glinda of Oz
|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 Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
dealing with this subject,
insists on the necessity of
distinguishing between the different classes of criminals before
deciding as to the efficacy of punishments.
Yet this conclusion as to the very limited efficiency of
punishments, which is forced upon us by facts, and which, as
Bentham said, is confirmed by the application of each punitive
act, precisely because its previous application did not succeed in
preventing crime, is directly opposed to general public opinion,
and even to the opinion of jurists and legislators.
On the inception or the growth of a criminal manifestation,
legislators, jurists, and public think only of the remedies, which