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There Is No Such Thing as a Positive Right

If there were there would be no rights at all

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There are two different ways people talk about rights, and many different terms used to describe them. On one side there are natural rights, liberty rights, and negative rights; on the other there are positive rights and claim rights. Often people just use the term “rights” on its own, which gets confusing when they…




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Tyler Piteo-Tarpy

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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