Letters: Nov. 29, 1999

BEYOND 2000: YOUR BODY, OUR PLANET

Your articles on what awaits us in the next century were incredible and full of useful information [SPECIAL REPORT, Nov. 8]. Although we may live longer, resist baldness, cure innumerable diseases, grow and transplant brains, choose to be obese, eat less meat, reduce waste and not need to have sex to have babies, let's not forget to play. Play is essential for maintaining well-being. This will be especially true if we live longer and healthier lives. We'll need to lighten up and not be self-congratulatory in old age. MARC BEKOFF Professor of Biology University of...

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