The number 3 can be represented by 3 = 2 + 1. The introduction of a new element changes the picture of the number 2 completely.
The antagonism is totally gone, because the third element is bringing the other two in a perfect balance.
It alternates in taking the side of one element or the other and in so doing is harmonizing these otherwise totally opposite elements. It is a well known fact that any committee has to have an odd number of members – 3, 5, 7 etc. because any voting becomes totally pointless if the number of members is even. This would imply an opposition which can be resolved only with the introduction of another element.
The number 3 is a cosmic number; it is not coincidental that Christians value the Holy Trinity so much – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit form a perfect union between themselves.… Read the rest