The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin
List(s):"Carp 500"
"Racine Library List"
Category: "U.S. History - Cultural"
Year of Publication:1817
Date Read:03/08/1994
Notes:Franklin's reflections on such diverse questions as philosophy and religion, social status, electricity, American national characters, war and the status of women.
My Rating: 8

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Review - Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The

Fascinating. I find Franklin very compelling although I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have liked him. An interesting quote of people of different religious sects thinking theirs the only correct one: "Like a man travelling in foggy weather: those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as those behind him, and also the people in the fields on each side; but near him all appears clear, tho' in truth he is as much in the fog as any of them."
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