I break down two perspectives (their features and their methodologies) for the three most common paradigms. I also explore why paradigms are so easy to argue about, and what we can do about it.
We address the question directly, but then look deeper to the beliefs behind the question.
Jeanine Adkisson will talk about prototyping a language in Clojure.
Lisp is viewed as difficult and academic but it is a great language for hacking a solution together.