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Triadic Philosophy Commentary - The binary is the world's worst addiction.

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The binary is the world's worst addiction. 
Binary is either-or conflict.
Watch any war movie to see its hellish effects.
The only cure is to think in threes whenever 
the only reality would otherwise be either-or.
If someone relishes conflict
let it be the conflict with the world created by 
the growth of triadic thinking.
Consider how addictive war is,
how addictive confict,
how addictive the harmful exercise of power.
Even a Htler could not have ruled a nation that
simply stayed home in the face
of his binary doctrines.
Triadic does not act
save to refuse to act
when there is no third possibility.
Triadic Philosophy considers tolerance and helpfulness
democracy and  non-idolatry
in connection with every action.

Why do so many veterans of our recent
binary wars end their lives?
Need one ask?
Mindlessness is binary.
Mindfulness is triadic,
refusing to act unless an action 
does more than add to the karmic
guarantee of conflict and collapse.
Truth and beauty lie always with 
the third option. 

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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…