|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
... hype can be annoying and counterproductive.
++ The ellipses above can be replaced by almost any magic bullet, holy grail, one true way or dogma and still be true, but it is rarely more so than than in your original formulation.
That said, XML and relational databases come close.
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
In reply to Re^2: I dislike object-oriented programming in general