|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Horse's Tale by Mark Twain:
alone - far from it. And she is picking up Indian tongues
CHAPTER VI - SOLDIER BOY AND THE MEXICAN PLUG
"When did you come?"
"Arrived at sundown."
"Are you in the service?"
"Pirate trade, I reckon."
"What do you know about it?"
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Herbert West: Reanimator by H. P. Lovecraft:
morning we often injected Westís various solutions into the veins
of the things we dragged from the potterís field. West was experimenting
madly to find something which would start manís vital motions
anew after they had been stopped by the thing we call death, but
had encountered the most ghastly obstacles. The solution had to
be differently compounded for different types -- what would serve
for guinea-pigs would not serve for human beings, and different
human specimens required large modifications.
The bodies had
to be exceedingly fresh, or the slight decomposition of brain
tissue would render perfect reanimation impossible. Indeed, the
Herbert West: Reanimator
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Philebus by Plato:
finite,' and that the infinite is a mere negative, which is on the level of
sensation, and not of thought. He was aware that there was a distinction
between the infinitely great and the infinitely small, but he would have
equally denied the claim of either to true existence. Of that positive
infinity, or infinite reality, which we attribute to God, he had no
The Greek conception of the infinite would be more truly described, in our
way of speaking, as the indefinite. To us, the notion of infinity is
subsequent rather than prior to the finite, expressing not absolute vacancy
or negation, but only the removal of limit or restraint, which we suppose
to exist not before but after we have already set bounds to thought and