Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography: Achieving Moral Perfection

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Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography was his greatest masterpiece. In Franklin’s autobiography lies his main objective, which was to achieve Moral Perfection. Franklin thought, in order to achieve Moral Perfection, he wished to live without committing any fault at anytime, and to conquer all bad habits and go from doing what is wrong to what is right. Franklin instantly figured out that the task he has chosen is near impossible to go through with. Franklin wrote this piece to tell people, to let them know that chasing failure is not always a bad option, in some cases. While Franklin was focused on his task of achieving Moral Perfection his peers didn’t think that Franklin could do what he set out to do. Trying to prove them wrong, Franklin wrote

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