“Scripture tells us the story of how a Garden is transformed into a Garden City, but only after a dragon had turned that Garden into a howling wilderness, a haunt of owls and jackals, which lasted until an appointed warrior came to slay the dragon, giving up his life in the process, but with his blood effecting the transformation of the wilderness into the Garden City.”—Doug Wilson as quoted in Strawberry-Rhubarb Theology: What’s the Message of the Bible in One Sentence?
This article shook me up a little bit. My right brain wants to make everything fit into the perfect design pattern and to engineer the hell out of every piece of code. But my left brain loves hacking to make something the smallest and fastest that it can possibly be. In the art world, clean and well-organized are hardly regarded as virtues.