lies and oversimplifications

jblz: When i was in fourth grade, my science teacher told us that electrons rotate around the nucleus of an atom like planets rotate around the sun. At the end of class, he noted that he was lying, and that in fact electrons didn't really do that, but that was just a way for us to begin to understand it. I got home that day and immediately went crying hysterically to my dad, "THEY'RE LYING TO US ABOUT ATOMS! ATOMS ARE SO IMPORTANT!"

Lars H: Cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lie-to-children

AMG: And here's the opposite of lying to children: [2 ] KPV: moved to [1 ]


Coroutines: coroutines are the first thing in tcl to ever confuse me to the point of utter incomprehension.

Discussion moved to "Coroutines for the Dazed and Confused".


everything is a string: discuss :)