I expect a good deal of the problem is that you are busy disbelieving a different God than the one I am busy believing in.
Larry Wall from his Slashdot QA
And I think this one helps to highlight why I like Perl so much, the bolded is the reason why I love technology.
And this creativity is intended to be transitive. We are expected to be creative. And we’re expected to help others be creative.
And that leads us back (finally) to the last part of your question, how all this relates to Perl.
Perl is obviously my attempt to help other people be creative. In my little way, I’m sneakily helping people understand a bit more about the sort of people God likes.