|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from King James Bible:
offend; and come not ye unto Gilgal, neither go ye up to Bethaven, nor
swear, The LORD liveth.
HOS 4:16 For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD
will feed them as a lamb in a large place.
HOS 4:17 Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.
HOS 4:18 Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually:
her rulers with shame do love, Give ye.
HOS 4:19 The wind hath bound her up in her wings, and they shall be
ashamed because of their sacrifices.
HOS 5:1 Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and
give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment is toward you, because ye
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from I Have A Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr.:
Those who hope that the Negro needed to blow off steam and will
now be content will have a rude awakening if the nation returns
to business as usual. There will be neither rest nor tranquility
in America until the Negro is granted his citizenship rights. The
whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of
our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.
But there is something that I must say to my people who stand on
the warm threshold which leads into the palace of justice. In the
process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of
wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom
by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.