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Triadic Commentary - Aesthetics is vastly more than an artistic quality

Among the revolutionary aspects of Triadic Philosophy
the most important may be the elevation of aesthetics 
to its rightful place in the triad 
which is the root of how we think and therefore 
of how we live and move and have our being. 

In Triadic Philosophy the root triad is
Reality Ethics Aesthetics
Aesthetics is the plane of activation
Of iteration
Of emergence from the struggle betwen 
Etthics and Reality
In Triadic Philosophy 
anything can be any one of the three
in a triad
Triadic Philosophy
always sees whatever is first
as reality
It always sees the Second as the challenge to this first
Aesthetics the Third takes the result of this linkage
and translates it into a hypothetical action
a stab at doing something
an experiment
Its criteria are that truth and beauty be found
in the action
When these are lacking life is diminished
The cosmos is set back
We lose some of what we have gained

If this seems fanciful bear with me
Every word of Triadic Philosophy
has a place and a justification which 
validates it as an aspect of being
as ontological 
 as Reality
If today aesthetics is seen merely as artistic quality
that is a reduction that will not stand.
Philosophy has not done much better
relegating aesthetics to vastly less than 
Keats' equation of beauty and truth.
Triadic Philosophy follows Keats

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Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…