Ben & Me: From Temperance to Humility--Stumbling Through Ben Franklin's Thirteen Virtues,One Unvirtuous Day at a Time

Ben & Me: From Temperance to Humility--Stumbling Through Ben Franklin's Thirteen Virtues,One Unvirtuous Day at a Time

Cameron Gunn


Thirteen weeks. 13 virtues.

Cameron Gunn thought of himself a standard guy-a lovely strong husband, father, lawyer, and good friend.

yet used to be there room for development?

A reader of historical past and keen on Ben Franklin (and weary of self-help suggestion that by no means turns out to provide a lot help), Gunn made up our minds to attempt a bit test. He may try to dwell by way of Franklin's 13 virtues, an inventory of lofty beliefs the Founding Father held expensive, as enumerated in his recognized autobiography.

could Gunn's plan to enhance his lifestyles, Citizen Ben-style, end up to be an excellent reinvention of the self-help circulate or a boondoggle of progressive proportions?

through turns heartfelt, hilarious, and greater than a bit humbling, Gunn's event takes this traditional guy approach outdoor his convenience region and right into a thicket of not-so-modern values. the result's an enticing mixture of humor and history-with probably a lightning bolt of proposal or alongside the best way.

organize to wake up shut and private with everyone's favourite Founding Father.

Temperance * Silence * Order * solution * Frugality * * Sincerity * Justice * Moderation * Cleanliness * Tranquility * Chastity * Humility

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