Benjamin Franklin Saw America’s Bane

 

It is possible to glean useful foresight in which to see the future; instead of merely ‘taking life as it comes’ as most people do.

 

Benjamin Franklin did. He did not obey the spirit of his times (zeitgeist)

Ben told us:

“we may hope the luxury of a few merchants on the Seacoast will not be the Ruin of America”

Source: Writings XI, 245-246, 248

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