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Triadic is our future should we choose to grasp it.

Teach every child on earth tolerance, democracy, 
helpfulness and non-idolatry,
Merely repeating universal values to oneself
lodges ethics for all in the mind.
Education boils down to maxims that 
rise up as one considers things.
Ethical values lead to action that can 
move the world
 toward truth and beauty.
Choose the foundation triad Reality Ethics Aesthetics.
Move past 2000 years of binary idiocy
Binary nominalism has rendered the triadic mode 
of the schoolmen weak.
Cast minary aside and take a deep breath.
Concede we are holographically 
united with Reality.



Concede the world runs on 
the values that we choose.
Stand tall in the knowledge that we are all artists,
all creators, all doers.
Triadic is our future
should we choose to grasp it.
Move in the 
spirit of Gandhi, Einstein,
King, Mandela, Francis.
Reject
Enron, Big Oil, Consumer Glut.
Reject subservience to
intolerance, plutocracy, 
the harmful and idolatrous.
Choose pilgrim's progress
over Superbowl Boulevard.

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Stephen C. Rose Bio

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…