|Keep It Simple, Stupid|
and for creating global symbols (with the creation points buried in functions) to lie in wait to ambush your sanity during your next 3 AM debug session.
There is no risk if the globals are localised; and the syntax advantages are clear.
Not using a feature because it involves the temporary use of localise (effectively lexical*) "global variables" is unfounded paranoia.
(*Nothing associated with this usage persists beyond the lexical scope in which the aliasing is performed.)
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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.