Sunday, December 17, 2006

Relativism Personified

Time Magazine's Person of the Year: You

"If you choose an individual, you have to justify how that person affected millions of people," said Richard Stengel, who took over as Time's managing editor earlier this year. "But if you choose millions of people, you don't have to justify it to anyone."

In other words, we're all just wonderful and in our own ways, we deserve it. Doesn't this make light of everyone who has been Time's Person of the Year before?

Does that mean that they've won it again?

Can I put this on my resume?


Scott Slayton said...

Colby, I am glad to share this award with you.

Anonymous said...

Glad to have stumbled upon your blog and post in re of Time's person of the Year. You are absolutely right! We're so relatived we do not even notice it anymore. Great stuff. Thanks.
Co-blogger Cassandra at

Colby Willen said...

Scott, you are actually a little more Person of the Year than everyone else.

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