|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
in doing within the next few seconds, nor was I an instant too soon.
The chained prisoners had been watching the combat in
tense silence; not a sound had fallen in the room other than
the clashing of our contending blades, the soft shuffling of
our naked feet and the few whispered words we had hissed
at each other through clenched teeth the while we continued
our mortal duel.
But as the body of my antagonist sank an inert mass to
the floor a cry of warning broke from one of the female prisoners.
"Turn! Turn! Behind you!" she shrieked, and as I wheeled
at the first note of her shrill cry I found myself facing a
The Gods of Mars
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Pagan and Christian Creeds by Edward Carpenter:
and, ENTER INTO the life of the tribe, the life of the
Spirit of the tribe." "In totemistic societies," to quote
Miss Harrison again, "and in the animal secret societies that
seem to grow out of them, the novice is born again
aS THE SACRED ANIMAL. Thus among the Carrier Indians
when a man wants to become a Lulem or 'Bear,' however cold
the season he tears off his clothes, puts on a bear-skin
and dashes into the woods, where he will stay for three or
four days. Every night his fellow-villagers will go
out in search parties to find him. They cry out Yi!
Kelulem (come on, Bear), and he answers with angry growls.
Pagan and Christian Creeds
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte by Karl Marx:
Elysian fields, only with Article 45 of the Constitution before his eyes
and in his heart daily calling out to him, "Frere, il faut mourir!" [#1
Brother, you must die!] Your power expires on the second Sunday of the
beautiful month of May, in the fourth year after your election! The
glory is then at an end; the play is not performed twice; and, if you
have any debts, see to it betimes that you pay them off with the 600,000
francs that the Constitution has set aside for you, unless, perchance,
you should prefer traveling to Clichy [#2 The debtors' prison.] on the
second Monday of the beautiful month of May."
While the Constitution thus clothes the President with actual power, it
seeks to secure the moral power to the National Assembly. Apart from