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Triadic Philosophy is nonviolent by default


Triadic Philosophy is nonviolent by default
This century is envisioned as a time of nonviolent revolution
This nonviolence requires no demonstration or central organization.
It's synonym is noncooperation.
It is the mass expression of unwillingness
to participate in the denial of human rights.
It is trans-national, universal.
It is Oblomov saying, I would prefer not to.
It is shutting down in any way that seems appropriate.
A nurse might go to work but he would signify his stance of
An accountant might tell her clients that she will
work at home.
Nonviolence will in this guise become the
mass mode of expressing the people's will.
Passive occupation of one's private space 
will be its mark.
Refusal to engage in the operation of society 
beyond what seems appropriate and necessary.
There might be an identifying mark such as a
color or a phrase
like Slowing down or On vacation.
The objective is mystification,  achieving the scenario
of global media seeking to learn from 
corrupt, rights-denying authorities,
What's up?
It is this incessant question that will
make the engines of communication deduce 
that the denial of rights is what's up
and that it is no longer acceptable.

I see this developing in China
and in the United States
and eventually everywhere.
It is a nonviolence
that is natural, unforced and efficacious.

It is the product of
Triadic Philosophy
whose sign is
infinite patience
and living by
ontological values
that are aesthetic in their effects.

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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…