Benjamin Franklin on What we Can Learn from the Game of Chess and the Manner in Which We Should Play

I just came across a great piece by Benjamin Franklin on “The Morals of Chess.” I’ve often thought that the game of chess had much to teach about life, but I’ve never stopped to think in detail about the various things it taught us. I’m glad Franklin did.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Hey Caleb! Great article. I am ripping it off to put on my site. I will give you complete credit though.


  2. Posted by That Liberal on March 17, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    Those guys…so gentile and naive! Chess = Ruthlessness. Ask Larry…


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