Letters: Jan. 26, 1998

MAN OF THE YEAR

I always look forward to seeing your pick for Man of the Year [Dec. 29-Jan. 5], but I can't remember ever having such a good feeling about your selection. The story of Intel's Andrew Grove could easily be turned into a Spielberg movie about overcoming adversity and achieving the American Dream. Great choice! BOB JACOBSON Eden Prairie, Minn.

Why do so many people unquestioningly worship Grove's achievements? Sure, his personal history is thrilling, but what he and his fellow technopolists have done is speed up the world past the point of human comprehension. DAVID DRUMMOND Seattle

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