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RE: TIME's Person of the Century .... HELP!!
On Tue, 25 May 1999, Heather Flanagan wrote:
> *laugh* Definitely! Tho' I don't really understand what the gent is all
> flustered about. The page asks for folks who have influenced history "for
> better or _worse_" - Hitler sure fits the latter part of that bill.
I gave it a some thought. I would have to nominate Lenin. The creation of
the USSR has directly affected every person living on earth today. If the
USSR wasn't pointing ICBM at us: NASA may not have been created. DARPA may
not have either. And you know who funded the intial research for the
I am no fan of Marxist/Leninist but it has had a great effect. The USSR
was created and dissolved within this century. The Nazi's came and went
within 20 years. And the USSR played a part in that too.
Just my $0.02.