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C.S. Peirce, 'Collected Papers', CP 5.119

Therefore, if you ask me what part Qualities can play in the economy of the universe, I shall reply that the universe is a vast representamen, a great symbol of God's purpose,working out its conclusions in living realities. Now every symbol must have, organically attached to it, its Indices of Reactions and its Icons of Qualities;  and such part as these reactions and these qualities play in an argument that, they of course, play in the universe -- that Universe being precisely an argument.  In the little bit that you or I can make out of this huge demonstration, our perceptual judgments are the premisses for us and these perceptual judgments have icons as their predicates, in which icons Qualities are immediately presented.  


But what is first for us is not first in nature.  The premisses of Nature's own process are all the independent uncaused elements of facts that go to make up the variety of nature which the necessitarian supposes to have been all in existence from the fo…

Triadic Philosophy affirms the equal rights of every person on the planet

Triadic Philosophy believes that some things are evil and must be named as such.
Most evils exist under the heading of conscious acts that are harmful.
Harm (evil) should be measured according to its effects and those who inflict it called to account.
Triadic Philosophy affirms the equal rights of every person on the planet.


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