“If I could sit in a room with David Karp then I might just ask him for a hug.” —
You don’t have to ask.
“Other non-theist conceptions of grace, however, are consistent with belief in divinity. Postmodernist philosopher Jacques Derrida, for instance, describes grace as disruption to the human economy of relationships and norms. A genuine gift introduces an otherness that cannot be readily assimilated into its host economy. This has led hermeneutics scholar, Simon Perry, to regard the theological notion of grace as divine otherness inflicting disruption on human (including Christian and Theological) ethical systems” —Divine grace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“The term Mongoloid (also Mongolic) was a term for one of the major races of mankind. The word is formed by the base word "Mongol" and the suffix "-oid" which means "resembling". Today, the term is regarded by some as offensive.” —Mongoloid race - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“It is our ability to apply our ideas and their embodiment in code to a dizzying array of problems, from the prosaic to the profound, that attracts and compels us. It is why we compute.” —Why We Compute | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM
“Last week, I released base, a universal Base class for Ruby. Inheriting from it gives your class every instance method, class method, and constant from every module and class in the system.” —
yep not surprised.