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Tomorrow: God-as-a-Service: Thinking of Our Religion as a Codebase, part 2

There’s an old joke (and a famous website) comparing programming languages to religions, but the analogy is truer than it might seem at first blush. Logic structures are everywhere in scripture. Pair programming strongly resembles the intensive 2-person style learning found in all orthodox Jewish Yeshivot. And you can say that your religion – the one you grow up with or grow into – is very much like a module you’ve inherited as a code owner. As Patrick Hubbard, our guest on this episode, says, “It’s a balance of acceptance, idealism, reverence and challenging architectural decisions made long ago.”

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