The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce:|
"No," said the Depth of Degradation, "they have already fallen to
The Man and the Wart
A PERSON with a Wart on His Nose met a Person Similarly Afflicted,
"Let me propose your name for membership in the Imperial Order of
Abnormal Proboscidians, of which I am the High Noble Toby and
Surreptitious Treasurer. Two months ago I was the only member.
One month ago there were two. To-day we number four Emperors of
the Abnormal Proboscis in good standing - doubles every four weeks,
see? That's geometrical progression - you know how that piles up.