Some people don’t like it, but I enjoy it when DST arrives. The idea of being able to do things at night time when it is still light outside appeals to me, and provides a stark psychological contrast to the winter when darkness pretty much pervades your entire day. This article states that although Ben Franklin floated the idea of DST, it was not actually implemented until WWI.
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Phidippides is the administrator of Western Civ Forum, as well as other history- and art-related sites. In addition to history, he enjoys sports, technology, politics, culture - pretty much the whole schebang. Once, while on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean, he was thrown off a galloping horse that stepped into a hole, tripped, and fell over. Fortunately, he was ok. Phidippides was ok as well.