I finally watched Inception (thanks @torontolibrary). Thanks to Emacs Lisp twisting my brain, the movie's easy to understand. =)

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travisbhartwell
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Yes, the recursion is easier to follow if you've programmed Lisp. I <3 Inception. Totally understand Cobb's motivations.

3 years ago from Lehi, Utah  
blm849
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cool! I think it is a masterpiece

3 years ago from Toronto  
jmibanez
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Why do I think you're seeing it as a metaphor for recursive editing? "She didn't know that she was already at top level."

3 years ago from Philippines  
hip2b2
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inception is a really recursive movie. Haha.

3 years ago from  
jplindstrom
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In Inception, the crew could have used (save-excursion) with great success, but the movie would probably have suffered :)

2 years ago from  
jplindstrom
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And, come to think of it, (save-restriction) to control all that narrowing.

2 years ago from