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Triadic Philosophy, Occupy and the Foundations of Hope

This video was made in 2013 when I thought Occupy was going to resume efforts in October of that year. I have long since seen this as the century of global democratic revolution. Watching this video now what is remarkable to me is how constant its premises remain. We are still the world in which justice can take the form of the trial of George Zimmerman and where indignities and injustices daily remind us that the issue is not whether struggle is needed, but what sort of struggle holds promise. I hold ever more strongly to the precepts and aims made crystal clear in this video. Democracy remains the beacon, flanked by tolerance and helpfulness. These are the universal action values. Non-idolatry remains the foundation value to which everyone on earth should cleave. We must and shall move past the binary culture which demeans us all. We must embrace the triadic nature of reality which extends to each person on earth. We must move past the divisions of the past and embrace a way in whic…

The power of reality is triadic owing to the nature of love.

Love drives evolution.
Reality is love seeking a home in us.
Love is a spectrum predatory to sublime.
Love minus tolerance helpfulness and democracy is a disaster.
Love based on idolatry is a fool's errand.
Harm always has an element of misguided or unguided love.
To love well is to accept guidance.
Guidance is a utility within reality along with will and the freedom to make choices.
Consciousness is our thoughtful encounter with reality.
The power of reality is the polar opposite of binary power.
The power of reality is triadic owing to the nature of love.
Love as Paul noted is patient and kind.
Love does not seek its own.
Love is not a value, love is the expression of ontological values exercised by us.
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