[plt-scheme] Re: HTDP - evidently not for everyone.

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Sat Feb 13 07:52:27 EST 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 7:31 AM, wooks <wookiz at hotmail.com> wrote:
> It suggests the existence of a "programming gene" which determines
> which camp a person falls into.
> I absolutely agree that there are people for whom trying to teach
> programming is futile.  but the idea of not teaching those who have
> seems somewhat ridiculous.

People say the same thing about their idols in... pick your area here,
take guitar players, Edi van Halen. Read any of his interviews though
and he'll tell you why he is good:

Rather than study in high-school or the rest of the day following, he
slept *at* highschool and practiced guitar the rest of his waking

It takes practice not God's grace.

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