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Beware the nihilist

by frankus (Priest)
on Dec 09, 2002 at 11:43 UTC ( #218494=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Sutra of Optimism

In your code if $answer were 5555 then the outcome would be nothing..
print /\d\d\d/ ? "Optimist" : "Pessimist";

This makes me more pessimistic but less nihilistic. Whether that is a good thing or not depends on whether you're a pessimist or not. ( And not as you may think ;^)

I guess I try to catch all conditions simply because I am a pessimist and I've rather be pessimistic so the "hobbits"1 of the world can remain in their naive optimism.

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Brother Frankus. 1) By Hobbits I mean the bright and cheery non-technical people of web sites who believe they'll not be hacked by remaing chipper and that the tech team will always pull their asses out of the fire, when they ignore advice ".. so why be dour?"

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