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Triadic Philosophy - Ethics - Things That Help


Triadic Philosophy is a universal understanding based on
the root triad
Reality Ethics Aesthetics

Reality is the universe that we both know and do not know 
It is the reality within which all evolves
Reality has within it deep patterns that suggest 
mind unity and direction
Reality is the source of  signs words and ideas 

Ethics is the realm that stands between us and reality
It is the filter or colander containing the elements by which we
arrive at actions that make up our lives
The failure to cultivate this realm and its subordination
to philosophies that reject the following premise
is a telling explanation of the follies that 
Triadic Philosophy overcomes

Within ethics there are four values 
which Triadic Philosophy sees
as ontological
as a deep pattern in reality
The root value is Non-idolatry
Its active companions are
Tolerance Helpfulness and Democracy

The Internet is stunted in defining helpfulness
it equates helpfulness with being of use
That is a substantial reduction of meaning
Helpfulness is at very least the active face 
of all social existence
It does not take much thought
to deduce the following related terms 

Listening
Sharing
Teaching
Assisting
Consoling
Befriending
Rallying
Sympathizing
Cooperating
Joining
Encouraging
Praising
Recognizing
Supporting
Participating
Recommending
Tolerating
Forgiving
Defending
Liking
Loving

The grammar is important
Ethics deals with doing
not with stating virtues
or characteristics 
like courage
and honor
The active terms listed above
have meaning as actual events 
They are the scope of actual helpfulness


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