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Daylight Savings Time, What is the Logic Behind it?

Daylight savings time ends at 2am tomorrow. Why do we need to turn back the clocks an hour? We are told we will get an extra hour of sleep doing this. We set the clocks forward on hour in the spring. We will lose an hour of sleep. Either way the clocks going forward or back. We lose no sleep nor gain any sleep. I wonder how did the idea of daylight savings time begin. When I look at it. We save no time at all. What is the logic?

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Ben Franklin

came up with the idea, and it was mainly to help out Farmers so they can get more work done earlier (like feeding their livestock and such) so it isn't dark in the morning.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James