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The greatest single programming language ever designed.
Alan Kay on Lisp
Lisp is worth learning for the profound enlightenment experience you will have when you finally get it; that experience will make you a better programmer for the rest of your days, even if you never use Lisp itself a lot.
Any sufficiently complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad hoc, informally specified, bug-ridden, slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.
Clojure is a new programming language, designed as ...