Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium

Joe Cosby joecosby at ticbuj.seatac.net
Sun Sep 20 02:34:18 EST 1998


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On Fri, 18 Sep 1998 13:53:17 -0400, Pat York wrote about Re: Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium:
> Who is this person, Peter?  Did this have to do with China's invasion of Japan?
> 
> In article <36035DDB.9AB94789 at OntheNet.com.au>, tonyg at OntheNet.com.au wrote:
> 
> 
> <For me, the one act by a single person that had greatest influence on the
> <nature of this millennium was the burning of the Chinese fleet and the
> <turning of the Chinese empire for outward looking to an enclosed "universe"
> <oblivious and contemptous of the rest of the world.
>

I don't think they ever did, did they?  The Mongols tried, in like the 13-
1400's.  And Japan tried to invade China in I think the 1500's.  (The
phrase 'their eyes were bigger than their stomachs' springs to mind.)

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