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From binary to triadic perception and creativity

Divide and lose the binary's a trap Useful for some things but otherwise One step away from what lies in your lap The third that has the power to unify
Please see my posts on Charles Sanders Peirce for explanations of why the most revolutionary movement of the present is and will be the movement from binary to triadic perception and creativity.
Derrida spent a year as a young man studying Peirce's massive trove of papers at Harvard. Much of Peirce's influence has yet to be felt but it has already been huge.
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The President should pardon Chelsea Manning

The President should pardon Chelsea Manning He should do so on the grounds 
that an amnesty is due those who 
acted to confirm 
the opinion of a majority of Americans that we erred badly in getting into Iraq and we also err remaining in Afghanistan Duped in both cases
In a completely just world  Chelsea Manning would not be a traitor She would be a hero And all whistle blowers whose aims are just
should be seen likewise

Revised 6/2014

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Triadic Philosophy - We Only Can Live Forward

Time is like a slow sweet tide that moves in one direction never turning back or trying to revive what was Instead it offers us the now and invites us to plumb it and as we do the truth unfolds We only can live forward Stephen's Remarkable Kindle Store 

Prophetic Peirce - how we can change habits with body and mind

Charles Sanders Peirce: … the event that causes a habit-change may be a muscular effort, apparently. If I wish to acquire the habit of speaking of "speaking, writing, thinking," etc., instead of "speakin', writin', thinkin'," as I suspect I now do (though I am not sure) -- all I have to do is to make the desired enunciations a good many times; and to do this as thoughtlessly as possible, since it is an inattentive habit that I am trying to create. Everybody knows the facility with which habits may thus be acquired, even quite unintentionally. But I am persuaded that nothing like a concept can be acquired by muscular practice alone. When we seem to do that, it is not the muscular action but the accompanying inward efforts,the acts of imagination, that produce the habit. If a person who has never tried such a thing before undertakes to stand on one foot and to move the other round a horizontal circle, say, as being the easier way, clockwise if he is stand…

Triadic Commentary - Conflict Children Amity

Conflict wracks this world of ours When the child we fail to see Us or them becomes our creed And we are blind to amity

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Unwanted Intrusive Alienating Online Advertising

Unwanted Intrusive Alienating

Signup pages masquerading as content
Text that stops unless you subscribe
Anything that obscures content or follows a visit

Wanted, Not Intrusive, Not Alienating

Modest, stationary text
Tasteful display
User options
User control of search display

Revised 4/22

The Tea Party Will Not Succeed

The Tea Party will not succeed
It lacks a proper recipe
Tolerance and helpfulness
Allegiance to democracy
A bed of non-idolatry
and thinking triadically

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