Letters: Jan. 20, 1961

Men of the Year

Sir:

How striking is the similarity between your Men of the Year (1960), the modern scientists, and the early Greek philosophers of 2,500 years ago! They also were concerned with the fundamental workings of nature and matter, and their speculations, their very language and images, come very close to what is being discovered today.

WILLIAM S. BURFORD Austin, Texas

Sir:

We go off the deep end when we think that the scientists alone hold the whole world in their hands. This you apparently do when you assert, "Statesmen, savants, builders and...

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