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How To Argue Like A Gentleman – Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

September 27, 2016

 

In lite of the first Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, I’m reminded of a quote from Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, regarding the dangers of Argument:

 

“[It] is apt to become a very bad habit, making people often extremely disagreeable in company by the contradiction that is necessary to bring it into practice; […] Persons of good sense, I have since observed, seldom fall into it”

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