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Triadic Philosophy - Our Three Separate Universes

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Triadic Philosophy thinks in threes
Reality Ethics Aesthetics
This initial triad serves to anchor
an endless flow of triads that refer back
in some way to the implicit beginning point 
Reality
The inevitable  challenge to Reality is Ethics
The active and measurable 
and apposite effort to materialize a response
in the world is
Aesthetics
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Triadic Philosophy accepts three separate universes
First
The first the universe that is contiguous with the self
Our common universe as structured individually
 as consciousness or bodymind
We often take this first to be our only universe
It is in fact the theater of Reality's progress 
through Ethics to Aesthetic realization
Ultimately
What is achieved in this universe individually and collectively is
the making of  progress in history
Second
The second universe is our proof that there is
something out there that is not us
It is the blunt truth that we take to be real
It IS real
It defies those philosophic premises that limit
reality to consciousness
It is resilient matter stuff rock tables mountains oceans
It summons the individual to explore 
to exploit 
to contemplate
to represent 
to understand
to befriend
It is what exists within our gravitational field
Third
The third universe is beyond our capacities
to fathom 
though it is the object of countless
assertions
It presents us with an existential reason to remain
humble in the face of mystery
It invites humility
or if you prefer iconoclasm
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Idolatry takes many forms
but among the most common is the
tendency to shrink universes
and see things in terms literally
 at odds with Reality
It takes only a bit of common sense to
accept the truth in the three universes described here
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