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How to Make Difficult Decisions: Benjamin Franklin’s Pioneering Pros and Cons Framework
How to Make Difficult Decisions: Benjamin Franklin’s Pioneering Pros and Cons Framework

A worksheet for the moral mathematics of decision-making from America’s original prophet of self-improvement.

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The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Sister and How Women Are Sidelined in History
The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Sister and How Women Are Sidelined in History

Exposing the subjectivity of history’s substance.

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The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters
The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

“He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.”

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Benjamin Franklin on True Happiness and the Two Ways of Attaining It
Benjamin Franklin on True Happiness and the Two Ways of Attaining It

“There are two ways of being happy: We may either diminish our wants or augment our means — either will do — the result in the same; and it is for each man to decide for himself, and do that which happens to be the easiest.”

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