|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Daisy Miller by Henry James:
"But she is wonderfully pretty, and, in short, she is very nice.
To prove that I believe it, I am going to take her to the
Chateau de Chillon."
"You two are going off there together? I should say it
proved just the contrary. How long had you known her,
may I ask, when this interesting project was formed?
You haven't been twenty-four hours in the house."
"I have known her half an hour!" said Winterbourne, smiling.
"Dear me!" cried Mrs. Costello. "What a dreadful girl!"
Her nephew was silent for some moments. "You really think, then,"
he began earnestly, and with a desire for trustworthy information--"you
|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 Pivot of Civilization by Margaret Sanger:
outset reconcile ourselves to the fact that the birth-rate is
voluntarily controlled....Certain persons who instruct us in these
matter, hold up their pious hands and whiten their frightened faces as
they cry out in the public squares against `this vice,' but they can
only make themselves ridiculous.''
Taught upon the basis of conventional and traditional morality and
middle-class respectability, based on current dogma, and handed down
to the populace with benign condescension, sex education is a waste of
time and effort. Such education cannot in any true sense set up as a
standard the ideal morality and behavior of the respectable middle-
class and then make the effort to induce all other members of society,