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HAPPY NEW YEAR!
In some parts of the world, it's been the civil year
MM aka 2Ky aka 2000
of the Gregorian calendar for 44 minutes.
This January is in the
Regardless of which year it is for you, whether the beginning of a new one or somewhere in a current year, I hope that your year, and particularly our planet's year, is one of good health, adequate energy, happy times, and a peaceful milieu. I hope that some resolution to our signiﬁcant problems of over-population, hunger, environmental pollution and warming of Earth can be found and that the medical profession can achieve the same success with today's plagues that they did with, for example, Small Pox and Polio. I hope that the  or so wars currently being waged come to an end, that no new ones be declared or old ones resumed, and that all changes of government are legally and peacefully achieved.