Letters: Jan. 24, 1983

Man of the Year

To the Editors:

I was shocked that TIME chose the computer as its Man of the Year [Jan. 3]. But I failed to come up with someone or something better. Nothing else has so permanently affected the world in 1982. A wise choice.

John M. Scott Edna, Texas

Your analysis of the relationship between man and his electronic creation was enthusiastic, broad and sensitive.

David N. Thor Elma, N.Y.

For the first time, I agree with your choice for Man of the Year. Computers are here to stay for the betterment...

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