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Y2K afterthoughts

Anyone who has ever studied for a major exam or planned a special vacation knows how the task of preparing for a big event can give vitality and meaning to one’s days—and create a sense of emptiness afterward. No wonder, then, that journalists sounded a little disappointed as they reported that computers were functioning fine on January 1, 2000.

And we should not be surprised if Y2K doomsayers try to hold on to the belief that for some time has organized their lives.


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