Q: Why do anarchists only do functional programming?
A: They want to abolish the state, obviously.
@Elizafox functional programming is the realm of theocrats, they worship Church
@Elizafox libertarianism doesn't actually *eliminate* the state, it just uses the monadic pattern to pass a localized state from computation to computation using a series of sequentially chained callbacks
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@Elizafox (above joke is by @mcc https://twitter.com/i/web/status/949315916621283329)
@Elizafox Fortunately, they have no side effect.
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