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Old November 20th, 2012, 05:27 PM   #1

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With Benjamin Franklin invision on high advance science in the country; do you think Benjamin Franklin would be proud of the rise of technology in this world we live in today? Would he be proud of the educational programs we offer our children and the numerous universities and college people can attend to? Why or why not?
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Yep he would.... very proud
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I can see Mr. Franklin being confused, pleased and not surprised on some issues.
On the advances of science, fire houses and libraries, he would be pleased.
On the state of current politics, he would probably be confused, but not surprised.
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I can see Mr. Franklin being confused, pleased and not surprised on some issues.
On the advances of science, fire houses and libraries, he would be pleased.
On the state of current politics, he would probably be confused, but not surprised.
Ditto.
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Also America ranks 20 in Science and 25 in Math among the Industrialized nations, Im sure he would be rather upset to know places like China, Korea and Finland outrank us.

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On the advances of science, fire houses and libraries, he would be pleased.
On the state of current politics, he would probably be confused, but not surprised.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 02:37 AM   #6
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I can see Mr. Franklin being confused, pleased and not surprised on some issues.
On the advances of science, fire houses and libraries, he would be pleased.
On the state of current politics, he would probably be confused, but not surprised.
Ya me too...!!!
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Old November 21st, 2012, 07:31 PM   #7
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He might be disappointed in our domestic beer.
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Old November 25th, 2012, 02:29 PM   #8

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He might be disappointed in our domestic beer.
lol or possibly by how we have our own fashion and don't fancy the french's as much anymore
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He might be disappointed in our domestic beer.
Not the stuff I'm drinking...Brooklyn Brewery Black Chocolate Stout. Actually, I'm certain that Franklin would be fascinated by all the science we have done since 1770 and would be spending a lot of time trying to figure out how an iPhone works. I'd love to have him in congress to knock some practicality into the ideological jerks we elect today.
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He'd love Victoria's Secret.
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