Its the code that counts

Probably not going to get anything informative, witty or personal out
today or tomorrow. So, here’s this. It’s the code that counts.

#+BEGIN_SRC python :results output  

  from localHolidayPreferences import defaultAdgective, defaultNoun
  defaultAdjective = "Merry"
  defaultNoun = "Christmas"

print "%s %s" % (defaultAdjective, defaultNoun)

: Merry Christmas

Temporal significance

« The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. » William James

Compare that to “SnapChat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook // from slashdotbot [San Francisco]”. Their business model is based on posting images that disappear after 10 seconds.

Compare that to my recent discovery that my Great-Great-Great uncle (I think) was attending lectures by, father of (Uncle Tom’s Cabin) at in 1834 when a large part of the student body caused near riots debating slavery and helping spark the abolition movement….27 years before the civil war. He died the next year….