Last updated 4/08/22
Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you.
I like to think of them as my e-links:
Friday’s e-links 4/08
Another wonderful Ken Burns picture of a person aired this week on PBS. Indeed, through many pictures, the two episodes of Ben Franklin were really about the past, present, and the future. As a printer, a scientist, a diplomat, a postmaster, and much more, Ben Franklin was our sage. Among many other memorable quotes, he said:
- “Fish and visitors stink in three days.”
- “A republic…if you can keep it.”
- “I begin to be sorry I was born so soon, since I cannot have the happiness of knowing what will be known 100 years hence.”
Looking at 200 “years hence,” Ken Burns summed it up by saying that Benjamin Franklin was Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, all in one person.
Ben Franklin would have been at home today and perhaps, thinking of his snake, could have diminished our polarization: