"Consider the situation of

"Consider the situation of two trauma surgeons arriving at an accident scene. The patient is bleeding profusely. If surgeons were like programmers, they'd leave the patient to bleed out in order to have a really satisfying argument over the merits of two different kinds of tourniquet."
found at Philip Greenspun's Vignette StoryServer review

It is scary how true that statement is between friends who are programmers, now imagine what it is like amongst enemies.
Another highlight...

"What most people need is someone to tell them what to do. It is cheaper and better to adopt a false religion than to remain a skeptical atheist, seeking after truth oneself. Of course, it is better and cheaper still to adopt a reasonable religion."

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