Letters: Jan. 31, 2000

WELCOME TO A NEW CENTURY

"Millennium this, millennium that! Thank God it's finally over. Now we know there was nothing so special about it after all." BIYI SIMOYAN Lagos

When else in the history of mankind have so many people from places large, small and obscure--around the globe--come together [2000 AROUND THE WORLD, Jan. 1] to share common goals, hopes and concerns? With truly unprecedented scope and reach, the world's citizens met in rare and unique ways on New Year's Eve. We didn't blow ourselves up; we didn't melt down; and we're not picking our way through nuclear rubble. Mankind came...

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