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Triadic Philosophy - Wish Reality Actuality

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Triadic Philosophy is an easily acquired mode of thinking
It sees things in triads or threes
like this initial one
Reality Ethics Aesthretics
It starts with the First 
a sign or word
or symbol or icon
something rising up in consciousness
To even have life 
the First must encounter the Second
which is human reality AKA blunt truth
AKA an interpretation of the firstl term or sign
Finally there is the Third
the recognition of the initial dyad
seeing it as
a summons to experiment or act
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THE IMAGES ABOVE
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First
Wish
(A wish in this triad
is raw and  unexamined
an impulse
an urge)
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Second
Reality
(Reality confronts the wish
and seeks to explain it in terms
related to intention and  feasibility
to what we call reality)
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Third
Actuality
(Actuality results from linking wish
with reality 
It defines the initial wish
in terms of what one actually desires
It often turns out that the wish must now be scaled
to results at once more possible and 
on analysis 
more pleasing
when realized)
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