Letters, Feb. 14, 1977

New Challenges

To the Editors:

Your essay on the mood of the people [Jan. 24] captured the fact that we are tired of being tired, sick of being sick. It is indeed possible for a culture to be old, mature and perhaps overrich with experience, and yet still eager to meet and master its new challenges.

Leonard D. Sax Shaker Heights, Ohio

As an unemployed executive residing in the "no place to go but up" Middle Atlantic region, I could easily be dispirited. As a young widower raising five children, I could be further dispirited. However, I've never been more optimistic in my entire life....

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