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
« The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. » William James http://is.gd/DcNSjw
Compare that to “SnapChat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook http://bit.ly/186CgzC // 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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyman_Beecher, father of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Beecher_Stowe (Uncle Tom’s Cabin) at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lane_Theological_Seminary 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….
« Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. »