FTN: American Prometheus

American Prometheus Part 1:

00:00:00 – Intro
00:10:00 – Early Life
00:20:00 – The Junto
00:38:00 – Franklin English Family History
00:58:00 – BREAK
01:00:00 – Cultural Contributions to Pre-Revolutionary American Culture and Populism
01:10:00 – Egalitarianism and Anti-Elitism
01:20:00 – The Virtue of Mediocrity
01:30:00 – Collectivist Organizations for the Common Good
01:45:00 – Moral Improvement Project
01:55:00 – Poor Richard, Wealth of Common Sense
02:26:00 – Outro

American Prometheus Part 2:

02:26:00 – Franklin’s Political Record
02:46:00 – Irish Culture Shock
02:50:00 – Role in the Revolution
03:00:00 – America: Land of Mediocrity
03:20:00 – On Population Growth
03:30:00 – Race and Slavery
03:46:00 – Indians/Paxton Boys
04:15:00 – BREAK
04:17:00 – From Parlor Tricks to Scientific Discovery
04:25:00 – Franklin Fried Turkey
04:30:00 – New American Prometheus
04:45:00 – Franklin Prophesy Debunked
04:55:00 – Jews in Pre-Revolutionary America
05:15:00 – Haym Solomon Megaloans
05:30:00 – Rabbi Moral Improvement Rip-Off
05:39:00 – Outro

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