An Open Letter

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For Dummies

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  1. Those who use violence to try and bring about social change are political radicals. BLM, Antifa, the Alt-Right, and what I will term Radical Trumpsters see violence as a valid means to achieve their particular ends. It doesn’t matter what their ends are because even they don’t see them as valid enough, or their arguments for them as strong enough, to stand up in the marketplace of ideas. Instead of convincing people they have to rely on coercing people. Instead of the democratic process they desire tyrannical control. Therefore, instead of freedom they deserve prison.
  2. Those who excuse rioters from…


And How to Think About Preserving It

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An Argument for Secession

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The unofficial seal of the Commission on Presidential Debates reading, “THE UNION AND THE CONSTITUTION FOREVER,” hangs above the stage of the first presidential debate of 2016 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Photo by Brian Allen, Voice of America (Public Domain).


Belief, Debate, War, Voting, and Education.

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The Triangle of Belief


Improving Politics With Philosophy

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If We Can Agree on the Following Principles, We Might Be Able to Actually Improve Our Country

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Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in DC

Clarification:


If We Can Agree on the Following Principles, We Might Be Able to Actually Improve Our Country

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There Are More Productive Alternatives to Consider

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Tyler Piteo-Tarpy

Essayist, poet, screenwriter, and comer upper of weird ideas. My main focus will be on politics and philosophy but when I get bored, I’ll write something else.

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