Echoes through time: a kindness once done

He that has once done you a Kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.

Benjamin Franklin (1709 – 1790), The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

This is known as the Ben Franklin Effect from Franklin’s note of “an old maxim” in his autobiography.

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