Letters: May 17, 2004

The TIME 100

TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world was a fascinating celebration of human spirit, ideas and drive. EMILY HAMEL FLAUTT Brentwood, Tenn.

Reading your selections was like taking a complete college course on modern issues [April 26]. Your list was a rare source of information for those who want to know more about what's happening in today's world. MARCIA MONTEIRO New York City

There are three kinds of people on your list: those we have been fawning over far too long (Pope John Paul II, Nelson Mandela, Bill and Hillary Clinton), those we should...

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