Rituals For Computer Operation                     
                                                              
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¨¨&¨¨¨¨&&¨ The  Computer Is  A Very Common Tool  In ¨¨&¨¨¨&&&&
¨¨¨¨&&¨¨¨¨ The Futures, And  In Some Ways Even Now. &¨¨¨&¨¨&&¨
&&&¨¨¨¨&&¨ Its Job Is  To Do Vast  Amounts Of Small ¨¨&¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨ Calculations In A Short Amount  Of Time. &¨¨¨&&&&&¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨&&&                                          ¨¨&¨¨&&&¨¨
&&&&&&¨¨&& Most  Work On  The Principles Of  Posing ¨¨¨¨¨¨&¨¨&
&&&&&¨¨¨¨& The  Problem On A  Hilbert  Plane, Which &&&&&¨¨¨¨¨
¨&&&¨¨&&¨¨ Is  Then  Folded  Out  Of Causality,  So ¨&&&¨¨&&&¨
¨¨&¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ That   Daemons  Can  Solve  The  Problem ¨¨&¨¨¨¨&¨¨
&¨¨¨&&&&&&    Without Affecting Real Life. (These   ¨¨¨¨&&¨¨¨&
¨¨&¨¨&&&&& Daemons  Are  Under  Contract  With  The &&&¨¨¨¨&¨¨
&¨¨¨¨¨&&&&         Computer Manufacturer.)          &&¨¨&&¨¨¨&
¨¨&&&¨¨&&&                                          &¨¨¨¨¨¨&¨¨
&¨¨&¨¨¨¨&&   It'S Commonplace For Programmers And   ¨¨&&&&¨¨¨&
¨¨¨¨¨&&¨¨¨ Clerks To Pray  To The  "Gods"  Of Their &¨¨&&¨¨&¨¨
&&&&¨¨¨¨&& Computer,  Or To  The Daemons Doing  The ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨&
&&&¨¨&&¨¨¨ Work,  For  A  Quick   And  Fault   Free ¨&&&&&&&¨¨
¨&¨¨¨¨¨¨&&                Operation.                ¨¨&&&&&¨¨¨
¨¨¨&&&&¨¨&                                          &¨¨&&&¨¨&&
¨&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨       Some Ubiquitous And Generally      ¨¨¨¨&¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨&&&    Non-Controversial Rituals Include:    &&&¨¨¨&&&&
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¨¨&&&¨¨¨¨&      ==# Light A Scented Candle #==      &¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
&¨¨&¨¨&&¨¨        ==# For Quiet And Calm #==        ¨¨&&&&&&&&
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          &¨¨&&&&&&&
¨&&&&&&&&&     ==# Recite A Mantra Or Other #==     ¨¨¨¨&&&&&¨
¨¨&&&&&&&&    ==# Reassuring Message To Make #==    ¨&&¨¨&&&¨¨
&¨¨&&&&&&&     ==# The Computer Comfortable #==     ¨¨¨¨¨¨&¨¨&
¨¨¨¨&&&&&¨            ==# And At Ease #==           ¨&&&&¨¨¨¨¨
&&&¨¨&&&¨¨                                          ¨¨&&¨¨&&&&
&&¨¨¨¨&¨¨&     ==# Some Like To Say A Brief #==     &¨¨¨¨¨¨&&&
&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨¨     ==# Prayer For Solace, To Be #==     ¨¨&&&&¨¨&&
¨¨¨¨¨¨&&&¨   ==# Left Alone During Their Work #==   &¨¨&&¨¨¨¨&
¨&&&&¨¨&¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨&&¨¨
¨¨&&¨¨¨¨¨&   ==# Offer A Cup Of Steaming Tea #==    ¨&&&&¨¨¨¨&
¨¨¨¨¨&&&¨¨    ==# Or A Meal To The Machines #==     ¨¨&&¨¨&&¨¨
&&&&¨¨&¨¨&     ==# (Sometimes, By Fey Rules, #==    &¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨&
&&&¨¨¨¨¨¨¨     ==# The Daemons Are Allowed #==      ¨¨&&&&&&¨¨
¨&¨¨&&&&&&        ==# To Respond To This) #==       ¨¨¨&&&&¨¨¨
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           Would    You    Consider    Code    Golf           
           To    Be     A    Kind     Of    Prayer?           
           As   In,   You    Make   A   Convoluted,           
           Intricate,   Beautiful,    And   Useless           
           Artifact.  As  In,   You'Re  Using  Your           
           Skills    To    Ask    For    Something,           
                                                              
           ...I'D  Ask  For  A   Handful  Of  Bugs?           
                                                              
           Code    Has    Bugs,    Lots    Of   It.