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No Y2 chaos

"No Y2 chaos" Continued...

Issue: "More clay than Potter," Oct. 30, 1999

One of the worst effects of all would be to see just enough disruption so that the worrywarts would be able to claim vindication for all their sirens of alarm over the last couple of years. Then we'd have to live with their next round of scary books and dire warnings. I'm praying a little that God will deliver us from Y2K-and a whole lot that he'll deliver us from the Y2K prophets of doom.

If I'm wrong, and things prove early in January to be worse than I think, and delivery of WORLD gets disrupted in the process, here's my promise: I'll borrow a motor scooter, or a bicycle, or even a horse, and devote that week to personal delivery of as many copies of that week's issue as I can muster. It would be an appropriate way to eat humble pie. And if any of you are stockpiling humble pie as part of your Y2K provisions, I may need your help as well.

Joel Belz
Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.


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